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  1. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Obama to push investment in renewable energy projects

    Posted Jan 25th 2013, 11:02am by Reuters in Washington

    ... Reuters in Washington President Barack Obama will renew his push to spur investment in renewable energy projects that create jobs as a key part of his second-term strategy for tackling ... into clean energy and “green jobs” projects. Instead, Obama wants to see “targeted and smart” investments in research and demonstration projects, and will also use the upcoming corporate tax reform ...

  2. PetroChina invests in Qatar natural gas project

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com PetroChina has agreed to acquire a 40 per cent interest in an oil and gas exploration project in Qatar, the latest in a string of overseas investment deals ... the project's operator, owns 75 per cent. This is the third overseas investment in four days by China's state-backed oil and gas firms, which have a political mandate to enhance the nation's ...

  3. Beijing to invest HK$245b in rivers

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... For the 12th five-year plan to 2015, Beijing had prepared a 45 billion yuan fund to expand waterways and invest in river ports in central and western regions, Xu said. Five billion yuan was also set aside to standardise river shipping, Xu said. 'Investing 45 billion yuan in waterways will lighten the burden on roads. For example, when ships can't pass through the Xi River [in ...

  4. Mainland to invest up to US$300m in biofuels

    Posted Oct 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com The mainland's aviation industry is expected to inject as much as US$300 million over the next four years to expand its supply of biofuels, says a senior executive at American aircraft manufacturer Boeing. Billy Glover, v ...

  5. Should mankind invest in the exploration of space?

    Posted Jun 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... have spent a huge amount of time and effort - and money - on space travel, these investments have been worthwhile. Technology that was created and first helped us to carry out space exploration ... Space exploration is also an important investment in the future - for the day when we have used up all the natural resources here on Earth. It could prove to be our last hope of survival. ...

  6. CLP reviews mainland nuclear investments

    Posted Mar 21st 2011, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang CLP Holdings is reviewing its mainland atomic power investments following the nuclear crisis in Japan and Beijing's rethink on its own nuclear policy. A spokeswoman for CLP said new investments, including a potential 11.9 billion yuan (HK$14.1 billion) stake in the Yangjiang nuclear project in Guangdong, were subject to review. The crisis in Japan and Premier ...

  7. China WindPower plans sales to fund investment in wind farms

    Posted Mar 09th 2011, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China WindPower Group has embarked on a 'sell some, build more' wind farm development strategy, as it seeks to realise gains from its past investments and generate cash ... of profit growth last year was from its investment in wind farms, whose contribution to net profit grew to 28 per cent from 18 per cent in 2009. It also earns money from consultancy and project ...

  8. Ingredients of food investment

    Posted Feb 20th 2011, 12:00am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... HK), Beijing Enterprises Water Group (371 HK), Tianjin Capital Environmental Protection Group (1065 HK), Guangdong Investment (270 HK) Grains/agriproducers: China Agri-Industries (606 HK), ...

  9. A clean investment

    Posted Jun 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or the products they make before investing in them. Some economists talk about moving towards a low-carbon economy. They are describing an economy where companies have to operate more cleanly or face big ... electric cars and best wind turbines. Jeremy Higgs is the managing director of Environmental Investment Services Asia, the first Hong Kong money manager to focus only on environmental issues. He ...

  10. Green investment in black and white

    Posted Jun 06th 2010, 12:00am by Veronica O'Connell

    ... with 2005. Energy security fears are another big driver of investments, at least for countries not blessed with natural endowments of petroleum. China is expected to import 75 per cent of its oil ... to show more fiscal restraint. Which leads to the question- can they afford to be green? As governments look to cut spending, green subsidies could be slashed. The politics of green investments ...




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