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  1. CLP trial of smart meters to cover more homes

    Posted Jun 10th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com CLP Power will expand trials of smart meters in customers' homes this year in an effort to improve electricity consumption management. The trial, ... or an average household. You might also set a maximum consumption level so you will be alerted by the system when you hit that level,' said Kwan Chung-ming, CLP's senior smart grid development ...

  2. Events

    Posted Jun 10th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and mediation'. Kinwick Centre, Central. Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening: 'Battle of the smart phones'. Parekh House, Central. French Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'The art market ... On Centre, Central. Shanghai: 'Smart Grids China 2010' conference (until tomorrow). Hyatt on the Bund. Tomorrow: American Chamber of Commerce conference: 'HR's role in driving ...

  3. Let's be environmentally smart

    Posted Feb 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... I am writing in response to the article 'School Earth Hour' (Young Post, February 20). I agree that young people in Hong Kong should be more active about social issues, both local and international. I also agree that we should be more concerned ...

  4. Parasites play it smart to survive in warmer world

    Posted Dec 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Kanglei Wang kanglei.wang@scmp.com Lazy. Greedy. Unsophisticated. Parasites are often seen as the natural world's freeloaders- creatures that cling on to other life forms and suck their energy because they have no skills to fend for themselves. If yo ...

  5. iPhone app turns butterfly fans into instant experts

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Christy Choi christy.choi@scmp.com Butterfly watchers, take note. A new iPhone app launched jointly yesterday by local environmental group Green Power and Shell Nature Watch will help you ... users. It is free, but only available on the iPhone and in Chinese. ...

  6. The power grid is just about to get smarter

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

    ... Jerry Li The latest energy buzzword, smart grid, has many in the power sector and green energy world talking. The pitch for smart grids goes something like this: as the next generation ... to introduce the concept of energy saving to a public unaware of the huge issues at stake, the chief executive was spot on. In the future world of smart grids, we will have to be smarter in the way we ...

  7. Beijing moves to curb exports of rare earths

    Posted Feb 17th 2011, 12:00am by Ed Zhang

    ... smart phones to weapons systems. Beijing said limits would be imposed on the mining and overseas shipments of the minerals to improve industry controls and environmental standards. Rare earths ... been scrambling to secure reliable supplies of the minerals outside China as Beijing steadily reduces export allocations. Rare earths are used in everything from hybrid car batteries to smart ...

  8. Scientists awarded grant to create 'smart grid' that uses green power

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Ada Lee

    ... A spokeswoman for Hongkong Electric said only a small amount of energy consumed in the city was now generated by renewable energy, and they were keeping an eye on the latest development of the smart ... for the latest technology of the smart grid. ...

  9. Mainland set to lead in developing 'smart grid'

    Posted Jun 28th 2010, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng in Shanghai The mainland is emerging as a potential leader in the development of the so-called 'smart grid'- a technology that radically changes the way electricity ... are charged during non-peak hours. These are just some of the options many consumers will have at their disposal in 10 years. This is the world of 'smart grid', the buzzword ...

  10. letters

    Posted Apr 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Not worth selling organs for gadgets It is not surprising to learn that there is an illegal organ trade on the mainland, especially in poor rural areas. It is difficult for these people to earn enough money to live. But to sell a kidney to buy an iPhone or iPad is ridiculous. This type of illegal trade can do a person great harm. Most organ sellers don't work from hospitals, ...




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