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  1. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    China's power producers recoup past losses on economic shifts

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 12:31pm by Eric Ng

    ... power demand growth from the economic rebalancing, which together brought down coal prices, said ratings agency Moody's. Coal prices were expected to stay low in the next 18 months, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1568203/generators-shares-rise-speculation-cuts-power-price-will-be
  2. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Public demands more information about energy plans from government

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

    ... Bureau is under pressure to provide more information about its two controversial proposals for the city’s future energy mix, after energy experts and the public complained of not being able to make an informed decision. At a meeting of the Legislative Council’s economic development panel on Monday, a total of 27 energy experts, political party members and concerned residents ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1510583/public-demands-more-information-about-energy-plans-government
  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar project fails as Australian government reviews clean energy

    Posted Aug 20th 2014, 01:34am by BLOOM

    ... the renewable energy agency was terminated, the statement said. "After careful consideration of project economics, we have decided to reassess plans for the Mildura 100MW Solar Power Station," ... the moves would amount to "economic vandalism, pandering to the climate sceptic minority" and the prime minister was misreading the views of voters on the environment. Conditional funding ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1577225/solar-project-fails-australian-government-reviews-clean-energy
  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Mainland China oil majors expected to unveil mediocre profits

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 03:56am by Eric Ng

    ... of major asset write-downs. Sanford Bernstein senior analyst Neil Beveridge said in a research report industry capacity expansion cutbacks and faster economic growth would bode well for the profitability of downstream chemicals production. "While petrochemical margins remain under pressure, we see green shoots of recovery as capacity cuts take effect and economic conditions improve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1570852/mainland-china-oil-majors-expected-unveil-mediocre-profits
  5. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Ruentex pact paves way for Sinopec retail spin-off

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 03:40am by Eric Ng

    ... if the strategic partner can make a difference in boosting its non-fuel sales. By making the agreement public, it also puts pressure on other interested potential partners and strategic investors to offer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1565713/ruentex-pact-paves-way-sinopec-retail-spin
  6. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Clean water access offers flood of business opportunities

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

    ... the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development called "water security" a "major policy challenge" and in 2012, a US government report identified water as a potential ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1560683/clean-water-access-offers-flood-business-opportunities
  7. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Proposed giant tidal plant for mainland China is far-off dream

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... said Lin Boqiang of the Xiamen University Centre for China Energy Economics Research. "Mainland research institutions may be looking into its feasibility out of our nation's desire ... it could be re-activated depending on the outcome of the economic assessment, Steijn said. The dam itself would be controversial due to its sheer length, given concerns it would disrupt shipping ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556881/proposed-giant-tidal-plant-mainland-china-far-dream
  8. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Sino-Dutch consortium spends up on feasibility study for tidal energy

    Posted Jul 21st 2014, 03:18am by Eric Ng

    ... impact assessed. It has the potential to help China lessen its dependence on foreign suppliers and increase production of clean energy to help cut air pollution. But even if it passes economic ... in order to be economically viable," Rob Steijn, one of the inventors of the technology whose feasibility is being studied for the proposed mainland projects, told the South China Moring Post. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1556929/sino-dutch-consortium-spends-feasibility-study-tidal-energy
  9. 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

    ... for public consultation. Its consultation paper put forward two options, which boiled down to boosting local gas-fired generation capacity to 60 per cent or importing 30 per cent of the city’s energy ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1543439/hong-kong-needs-reserves-natural-gas-and-more-energy-sources-lawmaker
  10. 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

    ... Delta. Three months ago, the government's Environment Bureau asked the public to pick the best energy plan to supply Hong Kong's projected electricity consumption of 50 billion kilowatt hours by 2023- 16 per cent more than in 2012. The city began to publicly explore energy options after deciding that in the next decade it would phase out polluting coal-fired plants, which ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1535230/hong-kong-split-over-whether-import-more-power-mainland-china

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