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  1. Sinopec sets up HK$10m pellet fund

    Posted Aug 10th 2012, 12:00am

    ... in waters off Lamma Island when Vicente, the worst typhoon to hit Hong Kong in 13 years, struck. Six contained 150 tonnes of plastic pellets, while the seventh had glass bottles. Sinopec Chemical ... Pai Wan on Lamma Island yesterday. ...

  2. The winds of change

    Posted Aug 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... There's a typhoon blowing through Lamma Island at the moment. Well, more of a breeze really. At the very least, plenty of hot air; the island looks set to become the recipient ... as much as everyone else seeing as we have the power station on the island. But, in the meantime, we're trying to find a name for it. Someone came up with 'The Lamma-giser', after ...

  3. Power blip knocks out lifts and MTR services

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Martin Wong, May Chan

    ... at 2.53pm, a CLP Power spokeswoman said. Because CLP Power's network is linked to that of Hongkong Electric, the latter's customers on Hong Kong Island and Lamma also experienced a voltage ... May Chan and Martin Wong More than 50 lifts citywide and services on the MTR's Island line were halted yesterday when a transmission fault in Lai Chi Kok caused a brief drop ...

  4. Power bills tipped to increase by 5pc

    Posted Dec 14th 2004, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang Lamma and HK islands to bear the brunt next year Monthly electricity bills will rise more than 5 per cent on Hong Kong and Lamma islands next year, according to Democratic Party legislator Fred Li Wah-ming. The price rise would be made public by power supplier Hongkong Electric on Thursday at a Legislative Council panel meeting, he said. Hong Kong's other ...

  5. HK Electric profit seen at risk

    Posted Dec 17th 2003, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... of failing to earn a permitted return of between 13.5 per cent and 15 per cent of the value of its fixed assets, analysts have warned. The electricity supplier for Hong Kong and Lamma islands said yesterday next year's average tariff would remain at $1.013 per unit, made possible mainly by deferring the commissioning of its Lamma plant extension for another year to 2006. Managing ...

  6. HK Electric hits permitted return as interim earnings climb to HK$4.8b

    Posted Mar 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Hong Kong Island and Lamma Island said net profit rose 9.74 per cent to HK$4.79 billion in the second half of last year, up from HK$4.36 billion a year earlier, on better than expected cost ... in Thailand, where the first 700MW unit is expected to launch commercial operations this month. Locally, the firm plans to rely more on gas and is refitting coal-burning units at its Lamma power ...

  7. Power costs may rise 6pc

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Joseph Lo

    ... Joseph Lo Some local consumers could face larger electricity bills next year, if reports are correct that one of the two local power utilities has applied to the government to raise tariffs by 6 per cent. According to the reports, Hongkong Electric, the firm that supplies electricity to Hong Kong and Lamma islands, has applied to the government to raise charges for the second ...

  8. Facing the winds of change

    Posted Sep 18th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... It would take 6,000 wind turbines like the experimental one on Lamma Island to power Hong Kong, but at least it's a start, say green groups. Norma Connolly reports The 71-metre tall wind turbine soon to spin on a Lamma hillside symbolises both the hope and challenge presented by the prospect of commercially viable renewable power. Generating 800kW of electricity, ...

  9. Hongkong Electric to increase bills by 2pc

    Posted Mar 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Carrie Chan, Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang and Carrie Chan Consumers on Hong Kong and Lamma islands will see their monthly electricity bills go up by an average of 2 per cent next month. The rise, the first increase ... on consumer bills- by 2 cents per kilowatt hour. This is equivalent to a 2 per cent rise in average net tariffs to $1.03 per kWh. Hongkong Electric said 70 per cent of the islands' residential ...

  10. HK Electric parent's profit up on UK assets

    Posted Jul 28th 2011, 12:00am

    ... and Lamma islands barely changed at HK$1.74 billion, or 43 per cent of the total, in the first six months of this year. Chairman Canning Fok Kin-ning said yesterday that the utility would ...




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