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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong split over whether to import more power from mainland China

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Hong Kong is split over whether to import more electricity from an overburdened mainland grid or generate more at home Getting energised over power At a recent forum on future sources of energy for Hong Kong, industrialist Arthur Lee told the panel that he was happy with the stream of power his mainland factories get. "I have machines ...

  2. Business - Money - ENERGY

    Asian funds buy US$1b in convertible bonds issued by LNG operator Cheniere Energy

    Posted Nov 12th 2014, 10:52am by JING YANG

    ... Jing Yang jing.yang@scmp.com US gas project draws Asian funds Two Asian investment funds are buying US$1 billion in unsecured convertible bonds to be issued by Cheniere Energy, a Houston-based company specialising in liquefied natural gas, to fund the US firm's project in Texas. Hong Kong and Singapore-based private equity firm RRJ Capital will subscribe to the bonds ...

  3. News - China - ENERGY

    Drive to install rooftop solar panels on homes, factories and public buildings

    Posted Nov 14th 2014, 04:55am by Bloomberg

    ... head of sustainable research at CLSA Asia-Pacific Markets in Hong Kong. Li Junfeng, an influential Chinese climate policy adviser at the National Development and Reform Commission, said ... Bloomberg and Staff Reporter Hunger for clean energy driven by growing health concerns, lower costs and a desire to be a leader in the global climate community Nation raises the roof ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Opening up electricity market may not lower power prices

    Posted Nov 27th 2012, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... people spared from tariff increases, while Jeffrey Lam Kin-fung warned the remaining factories in Hong Kong might move out if big users were penalised. Undersecretary for environment Christine Loh Kung-wai pledged to offer a comprehensive guide to the issues surrounding the mix of fuels used to generate power, the use of nuclear energy, and the health costs of air pollution from ...

  5. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Clean water access offers flood of business opportunities

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:26am by Benjamin Robertson

    ... director of Hong Kong-based research group China Water Risk. This May, the central government approved 170 water-saving-related projects, including irrigation schemes, to be launched before 2020, ... to check current trends could include water tariff increases and stiffer penalties for polluting. "The water issue has the potential to be cataclysmic," said Michele Ledgerwood, senior ...

  6. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Huaneng Power jumps on 9.27b yuan deal with parent firms

    Posted Oct 14th 2014, 02:43pm by Eric Ng

    ... parent firms, which will raise its installed generating capacity by just over 10 per cent. It is the first major asset acquisition by a Hong Kong-listed mainland power generator from its parent ... International Power Development majority stakes in 10 power plant operators, it said in a filing to the Hong Kong stock exchange on Monday night. "[The acquisitions are] conducive to further ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - ENERGY

    Technology has slashed CLP power generation emissions since 1990

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by RICK TRUSCOTT

    ... plants Hong Kong has a global reputation as a dynamic, power-hungry city with a growing carbon footprint and sometimes eye-wateringly high levels of air pollution. The impact of pollution on people's health and the liveability of Hong Kong has rightly become one of the city's primary concerns and has generated years of heated debate. But facts can sometimes disappear in the smog ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong business groups give thumbs down to electricity imports from mainland

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:38pm by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Business groups oppose proposal to buy 30pc of Hong Kong's electricity from across the border, citing concerns over reliability of mainland grid Thumbs down for power imports Elite business groups have come out against a government proposal to import 30 per cent of Hong Kong's electricity from the mainland, favouring the present high ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Sun sets on joint Hong Kong-Shenzhen solar project

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Sun sets on joint solar project with Shenzhen The first-ever collaborative project between Hong Kong and Shenzhen to create solar cells for power ... for the research, development and production of solar power technology. The partnership, called the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Innovation Circle, sought to create research and development facilities in Hong Kong ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Experts split over 'trust issue' in city's fuel-mix debate

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by CHEUNG CH-FAI

    ... Energy-mix experts split over 'trust issue' Experts are deeply divided over Hong Kong's energy future. Dr Chung Chi-yung, of the Polytechnic University's electrical engineering department, believes that the electricity-importing idea "makes no sense for Hong Kong". Rather, he said, mainland supply could be used as an emergency backup. "It takes a lot ...




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