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  1. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    State Grid joins queue to sell assets amid SOE reform push

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by RAY CHAN KEIRA HUANG

    ... the Economic Information Daily reported yesterday. It said they were loss-making or barely breaking even. The mainland newspaper citied an unidentified source at State Grid as saying the company had ... trade department at Beihang University's school of economics and management, said he had doubts about the real intent behind the disposals. "State Grid is the biggest monopoly company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/china-business/article/1465154/state-grid-joins-queue-sell-assets-amid-soe-reform-push
  2. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    China’s coal miners in crisis

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 09:45am by Reuters

    ... coal province of Inner Mongolia is in crisis. Tumbling prices- caused by weaker demand due to slowing economic growth in China and a flood of cheaper imports- have forced many smaller miners ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1462997/chinas-coal-miners-crisis
  3. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Power bills set to rise as Hong Kong cleans up polluted air

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 02:15pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao

    ... charges would have to rise. They refused to disclose estimates of the investment required in both options as they might "confuse the public", but said the import option might be costlier ... was higher. A spokesman for CLP Power said it would provide the public with information about the options to assist discussions and submissions. "It will be important to make sure that consumers ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452393/city-sets-sights-two-options-meet-rising-energy-demands
  4. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Bottom line is missing in fuel debate

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by CHI-FAI CHEUNG

    ... but responsible forecast. With the document now open to public consultation until June 18, the lack of detail makes it harder for people to reach any conclusions and easier for the debate to descend ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1453397/bottom-line-missing-fuel-debate
  5. News - China - ENERGY

    Chinese scientists urged to develop new thorium nuclear reactors by 2024

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:42pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... They would also probably face opposition from sections of the Chinese public after the nuclear disaster at Fukushima in Japan and also from some senior officials with interests in the coal industry ... nuclear plants. Part of the resistance came from the public, as many people were worried that nuclear plants would cause more serious contamination than the pollution created by coal-fired ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1452011/chinese-scientists-urged-develop-new-thorium-nuclear-reactors-2024
  6. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong to consider increasing electricity imports in energy mix consultation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 06:34pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Public consultation will address where city's electricity will come from after a scheme to rely more on nuclear energy was scrapped HK looks ... of question in the short-term, according to a source close to the government. An electricity-import option will be among proposals tabled in a public consultation process the Environment Bureau ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450086/hong-kong-consider-increasing-electricity-imports-energy-mix
  7. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Mongolian Mining sees weakness ahead for coking coal prices

    Posted Mar 12th 2014, 01:26am by Eric Ng

    ... The mainland's steel production growth is expected to slow to 4 per cent from 7.5 per cent last year as Beijing seeks to shift the economic growth driver from fixed-asset investment to consumption ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1446611/mongolian-mining-sees-weakness-ahead-coking-coal-prices
  8. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    CLP to increase nuclear power imports 10pc

    Posted Feb 07th 2014, 04:47am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... pre-empted an upcoming public consultation over whether the city should increase its use of nuclear energy. The deal will allow CLP to boost its import ceiling from 70 to 80 per cent of total output ... infrastructure required and it will not increase the risks," Chiang Tung-keung, CLP's planning and development director, told lawmakers at an economic development panel meeting yesterday. Green ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1422471/clp-increase-nuclear-power-imports-10pc
  9. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    PetroChina, Sinopec expected to cut back on capital spending

    Posted Feb 19th 2014, 10:13am by Eric Ng

    ... with US$95.50 last year, according to the average estimate of 42 analysts polled by Bloomberg. China's demand for crude oil rose 3 per cent last year, the least since 2009, as economic growth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1430899/petrochina-sinopec-expected-cut-back-capital-spending
  10. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Solar farm taps crowd funding for 10m yuan project

    Posted Feb 20th 2014, 01:16am by Eric Ng

    ... publicity, with subscription limited to individuals who meet certain undisclosed qualifications. After closing the Qianhai crowd fundraising deal in April, United plans to launch another project ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1431397/solar-farm-taps-crowd-funding-10m-yuan-project

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