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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Experts split over 'trust issue' in city's fuel-mix debate

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by CHEUNG CH-FAI

    ... Energy-mix experts split over 'trust issue' Experts are deeply divided over Hong Kong's energy future. Dr Chung Chi-yung, of the Polytechnic University's electrical engineering ... grid reinforcements required to transmit and distribute the imported power. But he could not find anything about the issue in the consultation documents on the government's proposed energy ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong business groups give thumbs down to electricity imports from mainland

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 11:38pm by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... has come out strongly in favour of buying in more power. The consultation reduces the issue to two options: to buy enough electricity from the Southern China Power Grid to meet 30 per cent ... the issue. The Australian Chamber of Business said it supported better interconnection with the mainland grid in the long term. ...

  3. News - China - ENERGY

    French say communication on safety measures at Taishan nuclear plant lacking

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:00am by Bloomberg

    ... information about safety issues. The most recent post on Taishan is a 2009 report on the start of cement work at the reactor referring to "problems left over from early stage construction". ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Question marks on nuclear safety hang over mainland reactor

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 12:59am by BLOOM

    ... relatively little information about safety issues. Albert Lai, chairman of the Professional Commons, a Hong Kong think tank, said: "The workings of China's atomic safety authority ...

  5. 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

    ... Wan Chi-tin, managing director of HK Electric, which was recently spun off from Li Ka-shing's conglomerate Cheung Kong Holdings, equated the issue to one of morality. Why, he asked, ...

  6. News - China - ENERGY

    China, Russia sign historic natural gas supply deal worth US$400b after decade of talks

    Posted May 21st 2014, 05:51pm by Teddy Ng

    ... European average is US$380. Li Lifan, an expert in Russian affairs at the Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences, reckoned the gas price would be higher than original Chinese estimate. "China ...

  7. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CNOOC defends oil rig's operation off Vietnam coast

    Posted May 24th 2014, 01:52am by Eric Ng

    ... China Sea is so big. "We have always stuck to the principle of allowing each side to dispute territorial issues, but at the same time striving to achieve cooperation on resource ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Sun sets on joint Hong Kong-Shenzhen solar project

    Posted May 21st 2014, 04:50am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... nominal and paid capital to HK$804 million from HK$664 million in January. The extra shares were issued to DuPont China.   ...

  9. News - China - ENERGY

    Xi, Putin could sign 30-year gas deal in Shanghai

    Posted May 16th 2014, 03:12am by Teddy Ng

    ... and other points of co-operation with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, who will visit Shanghai on Tuesday. The two companies are exchanging views on the pricing issue Cheng Guoping, senior ... are exchanging views on the pricing issue," Cheng said. "We will strive to get the companies to sign the natural gas co-operation deal and [have it] witnessed by both state leaders while Putin ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    City's largest electricity supplier wants to hold off on power-import decision

    Posted May 22nd 2014, 03:53am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... with the issue, and both import and local generation options should not be ruled out "once and for all" at this stage. The import option would see Hong Kong meet 30 per cent of its power demand ...




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