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  1. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong plans to get mainland electricity without counting cost in carbon emissions

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... the Environmental Protection Department said yesterday. It is unclear if that is common practice when transferring energy across borders. The shift of responsibility should help the city achieve runaway ... tricks" in seeking to meet the targets. Dr Luk Bing-lam, chairman of the Nuclear Society and a member of the Environment Bureau's energy advisory committee, added: "This ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1452642/hong-kong-plans-get-mainland-electricity-without-counting-cost-carbon
  2. 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

    ... there was a supply disruption across the border. Dr Luk Bing-lam, chairman of the Hong Kong Nuclear Society, said importing power might not always be cheap if subsidies on the mainland were discontinued. Luk ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1450086/hong-kong-consider-increasing-electricity-imports-energy-mix
  3. News - World - ENERGY

    Google-backed plant in US generates electricity with nearly 350,000 mirrors

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 09:26pm by AP

    ... from relocating protected tortoises to assessing the impact on Mojave milkweed and other plants. "The Ivanpah project is a shining example of how America is becoming a world leader ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1427966/google-backed-plant-us-generates-electricity-nearly-350000-mirrors
  4. News - World - ENERGY

    Electricity blackouts a warning of crisis as demand exceeds supply

    Posted Jan 27th 2014, 09:44pm by GDN

    ... as 2015 from government advisers, network operators and the energy regulator, Ofgem. Byrd and Matthewman argue the picture is broadly similar across the world, with the American Society of Civil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1415067/electricity-blackouts-warning-crisis-demand-exceeds-supply
  5. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Asian chemical plants to enjoy brief window of profitability, analysts say

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 12:36pm by Eric Ng

    ... this year’s first nine months, the report said. Environmental protection has also been an area of concern for coal-to-chemicals projects. Shenhua, China’s largest coal miner, was fined 100,000 yuan in January last year and was ordered by the Ministry of Environmental Protection to shut down its 17 billion yuan coal-to-chemicals project in Baotou, Inner Mongolia. It had failed to make timely ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1394728/asian-chemical-plants-enjoy-brief-window-profitability-analysts
  6. Lifestyle - Technology - ENERGY

    Hunger and conflict in wake of oil drought

    Posted Dec 29th 2013, 05:25am by GUARDIAN

    ... ethane, propane, butane, pentane- and oil-sand bitumen." Miller is co-editor of a special edition of the prestigious journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A, published ...

    http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/technology/article/1391965/hunger-and-conflict-wake-oil-drought
  7. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    City's power firms agree to pass on 'bonus' profits

    Posted Nov 22nd 2013, 01:53pm by Ernest Kao

    ... to society "bonus" profits earned from energy savings. CLP Power and Hongkong Electric will use the bonus earnings to set up an Energy Efficiency Fund that will help non-commercial ... energy savings and pass them on to society," Wong said. But a government energy adviser said that he expected the review to have little, if any, effect on power bills. Under the scheme ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1362761/new-subsidy-scheme-aims-conserve-electricity
  8. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Green Dragon in talks with Chinese state-backed firms over fruits of disputed drilling

    Posted Nov 27th 2013, 11:17am by Eric Ng

    ... agreements," he said. "Any modifications or terminations have to be agreed upon mutually." The deals were also protected by a bilateral treaty between the Netherlands and China, which offered mutual protection on investments by companies from each country, Grewal said. Green Dragon signed the deals through a Dutch-registered subsidiary. Grewal said talks were continuing to resolve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1366976/green-dragon-talks-chinese-state-backed-firms-over-fruits
  9. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Sinopec says it warned officials of danger before Qingdao tragedy

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 04:10am by Bloomberg

    ... killed 55 people. The pipeline had "several safety hazards", Beijing-based Sinopec said in a September 2011 report, submitted to the Environmental Protection Bureau in Weifang, a city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/business/commodities/article/1368155/sinopec-says-it-warned-officials-danger-qingdao-tragedy
  10. News - China - ENERGY

    Between a desert and a dry place: Beijing's green projects drain scarce water resources

    Posted Nov 24th 2013, 06:32am by Li Jing

    ... green belts to prevent the desert from expanding and protecting the northern cities, particularly Beijing, from the sands. "Such water-intensive projects could drain the water resources ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1363990/between-desert-and-dry-place-beijings-green-projects-drain-scarce-water

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