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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong needs reserves of natural gas and more energy sources: lawmaker

    Posted Jun 30th 2014, 11:10am by Ernest Kao

    ... reserves of natural gas to ensure a stable supply and cost if the government decides to boost domestic production from local sources. Kenneth Leung, of the Professional Commons, warned ... needs from the mainland grid. The consultation, which drew 86,000 submissions, ended on June 18. Leung said the natural gas option would offer Hong Kong more “energy autonomy and security”, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543439/hong-kong-needs-reserves-natural-gas-and-more-energy-sources-lawmaker
  2. Disaster plans for Daya Bay nuclear plant faulted

    Posted May 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Teddy Ng Some nuclear power plants on the mainland, including Daya Bay, 50 kilometres from Hong Kong, are not capable of resisting multiple and extreme natural disasters, state media ... Shenzhen, needs to be strengthened to cope with extreme natural disasters. The report did not give further details. Zou Shuliang, of the China Atomic Energy Authority, told the People's Daily ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/967716/disaster-plans-daya-bay-nuclear-plant-faulted
  3. Driving the Earth to disaster

    Posted Sep 30th 2008, 12:00am by Rebecca Tsui, Susan Ramsay

    ... is natural jungle and home to many wild animals. 'Using waste food to produce biomass fuel is not enough to fulfil the demand. Companies have started to seek farmlands in developing countries. Farmers there usually remove the natural habitats such as woodland and wetland to grow crops for biomass fuel,' Mr Sin said. He is also concerned that land and other resources producing raw ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/654571/driving-earth-disaster
  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CNPC to invest US$2b in Peru over next 10 years

    Posted May 28th 2014, 11:30am by Reuters

    ... in a natural gas block purchased from Petrobras, the Brazilian state-run oil company. More investment is likely on the way, Gong said. In particular, he said, China’s top oil producer is eyeing a US$4 billion gas pipeline project in southern Peru. “We are very interested in the southern pipeline,” Gong said. The pipeline would transport natural gas from the Andean Camisea deposit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1520242/cnpc-invest-us2b-peru-over-next-10-years
  5. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Public demands more information about energy plans from government

    Posted May 12th 2014, 04:39pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... be provided by the China Southern Power Grid by 2023. The alternative plan would see the proportion of energy generated locally from natural gas tripled to 60 per cent in order to meet growing ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510583/public-demands-more-information-about-energy-plans-government
  6. Sinopec looks to parent for fresh assets

    Posted Mar 30th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Sinopec's natural gas output this year will also be boosted by the start-up of a giant field in Sichuan province, which was delayed by an earthquake. The firm plans to produce 12 billion cubic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/710135/sinopec-looks-parent-fresh-assets
  7. Daya Bay set for ramped up safety drill after crisis

    Posted Mar 20th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The first safety drill in a decade to be carried out at the Daya Bay nuclear power plant in Guangdong will take place next year- and Hong Kong officials yesterday said it would be ramped up in the wake of the crisis at Japan's Fukushima ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/741459/daya-bay-set-ramped-safety-drill-after-crisis
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Prediction of utilities' natural gas needs may have been too high

    Posted Jan 09th 2013, 12:00am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Utilities may need less natural gas Environment officials tried yesterday to ease fears of drastic electricity price increases in the next few years, saying the city might not need to double the amount of natural gas used by 2015 as was previously predicted. Vivian Lau Lee-kwan, deputy permanent secretary for the environment, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1123235/prediction-utilities-natural-gas-needs-may-have-been-too-high
  9. Are wind farms changing the weather?

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... generate. While the dams have been criticised for draining life-sustaining energy from natural rivers, there is little understanding, let alone concern, about 'damming' the wind. ... systems is better understood, building even more could lead to unexpected disasters. Dr Gao Hu, deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission's Centre for Renewable Energy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731506/are-wind-farms-changing-weather
  10. Are wind farms changing the weather?

    Posted Nov 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... generate. While the dams have been criticised for draining life-sustaining energy from natural rivers, there is little understanding, let alone concern, about 'damming' the wind. ... systems is better understood, building even more could lead to unexpected disasters. Dr Gao Hu, deputy director of the National Development and Reform Commission's Centre for Renewable Energy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/731545/are-wind-farms-changing-weather

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