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  1. Wind-power project gets green light

    Posted Jul 19th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Hongkong Electric plans to set up windmills on Po Toi island Hongkong Electric has decided to supply remote Po Toi island with wind-generated electricity in a breakthrough renewable energy ... that their hands were tied by agreements with Hong Kong's two power firms, Hongkong Electric and CLP Power. The Po Toi project, which will supply wind-generated electricity to the approximately 10 ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - WEALTH

    One in 38 Hongkongers is a US dollar millionaire, wealth study reveals

    Posted Jul 25th 2014, 12:49pm by James Griffiths

    ... James Griffiths james.griffiths@scmp.com One in every 38 Hongkongers is a US dollar millionaire, according to a new study which ranks the city 11th on a global rich list of percentage ... According to the most recently released government figures, Hong Kong has a population of 7,187,500, meaning that approximately one in 38 Hongkongers is a US dollar millionaire. "The findings ...

  3. Power firms draw a blank with concerns over emissions trading

    Posted Mar 29th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... yesterday. He said the companies would face similar risks even if they invested in their own cleanup. The comment came after Hongkong Electric and CLP Power warned that they might be subject ... be treated like normal operating costs. Hongkong Electric managing director Tso Kai-sum said the company wanted to see more detailed implementation rules before it could decide to join the scheme. He ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ELECTRICITY

    Energy company hopes knowledge is less power

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 04:41am by Ernest Kao

    ... they are in relation to their neighbours. A two-year pilot scheme involving 56,000 households was launched this month by electricity supplier CLP Power in the hope of spurring a reduction in energy use. A Home ... overseas had produced an average reduction in energy use of between one and three per cent. "We want to see if Hongkongers will accept this," said Chow. "In Hong Kong, people cut ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    More want powerhouses to face tighter regulations: Greenpeace poll

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... A phone poll by Greenpeace last month found that 80 per cent of its 1,031 respondents believe the government should tighten its regulations on CLP Power and Hongkong Electric. About 70 per cent ... the government should ask the companies to share the burden of introducing these renewable energy sources," said Yeung. An interim review on CLP Power and Hongkong Electric will be conducted next ...

  6. Home tariffs augur well

    Posted Oct 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Regulated tariff increases at home augur well for future earnings at Hongkong Electric Holdings- but looming price cuts in ventures in Australia could hurt overseas contributions, warn ... The profit growth was partly attributed to new accounting standards, which lifted earnings $39 million in the half. In its domestic market, Hongkong Electric failed to benefit from the economic ...

  7. Power prices will be tied to CPI when profit scheme ends: report

    Posted Oct 30th 2004, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo But Hongkong Electric says existing system serves city well One of Hong Kong's two major power suppliers last night defended the two-decade-old scheme of control after a report said the government planned to scrap the system and tie power tariffs to the consumer price index. Hongkong Electric said the scheme of control, which allows profits of up to 13.5 per cent ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - SOCIETY

    40pc of Hongkongers have considered retiring abroad for financial reasons

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:57am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hongkongers anxious about their finances believe they would be better off on the mainland or in Taiwan once they stop working, survey finds 40 pc consider retiring elsewhere Forty per cent of Hongkongers would consider leaving the city when they retire, believing they would be financially better off elsewhere, a survey has found. And one scholar says ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    City Digest, December 7, 2012

    Posted Dec 07th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of not understanding relations between Hong Kong and Beijing. Firm raises HK$6.3m for ferry victims Hongkong Electric has raised more than HK$6.3 million for the 127 passengers and crew of the Lamma IV, which ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - LAMMA FERRY DISASTER

    Lamma ferry disaster survivor 'a changed person'

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by Simpson Cheung

    ... which claimed 39 lives, revealed how her son, identified as Mr Tang, formerly a computer engineer with Hongkong Electric, survived the collision but failed to save his fiancée, surnamed Cheung. ...




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