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  1. Glass maker taps into solar energy systems

    Posted May 10th 2006, 12:00am by Andy Chen

    ... to produce ultra-clear photovoltaic glass, which is used to cover solar energy panels, in the third quarter of next year at its Dongguan plant. Production capacity will reach 400 tonnes a day, ... energy,' Mr Tung said, adding that Xinyi was negotiating with mainland and overseas solar energy system providers, which supply solar panels and glass to commercial buildings. Mr Tung expected 70 ...

  2. Going solar

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... Leung Chi-hang was among the inmates who helped in the construction, and served as interpreter for an American consultant. The centre soon had a 28-panel solar array powering the dormitory fans ... projects, teacher Kevin Leung Sung-yum introduced solar panels to power lighting and a watering system for the gardens. He hopes they can be hooked up to a composting machine later this year, ...

  3. Solar, so good

    Posted Aug 20th 2006, 12:00am by Ellen McNally

    ... in areas that are dark in the day because the solar panel is attached to a 4.5-metre cable, allowing the panel to be placed in sunlight. ... Ellen McNally Solar lighting in gardens or on balconies is a viable and economical alternative to going electric. More muted than electric lighting, outdoor solar lighting is easy ...

  4. Grim picture on emission controls

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... adopt a mechanism similar to that in Japan, where households using solar panels can connect to the power grid. ... Dennis Eng Green groups have warned a meeting of the Legislative Council environmental affairs panel that Hong Kong's power companies still have a long way to go towards meeting ...

  5. Display of green power

    Posted Nov 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Award for their solar- and wind-powered car. 'Compared with other energy sources, solar panels generate much less energy. To make up for this, we used light materials like wood and paper ... MORE THAN 1,200 secondary students from 115 schools have done their part in environmental conservation by attending workshops and designing solar-powered cars. Co-organised by CLP Hong ...

  6. Key for convenience and a greener world

    Posted Sep 29th 2006, 12:00am by Shobha Nihalani

    ... the company's solar panels and wind power technology. 'In Hong Kong, the Science Park alone saves about 700,000kg of carbon dioxide a year by using solar panels,' Mr Sutton said. ... and the technology itself was improving. 'It is now possible to incorporate solar panels in the whole external fabric of a building, and you can reduce the carbon dioxide emissions by up to 40 per ...

  7. Green winners

    Posted Dec 12th 2006, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... indoor ventilation, installing 14 solar panels in the podium to power the fans. 'Solar power is also used as fuel to drive the water heater on campus. The hot water is used for keeping our greenhouse warm,' said Eric Cheung Cheong-ming, the school's solar project manager. With the 2005 projects yielding spectacular results, HK$1 million has been earmarked for next year ...

  8. Fuel good factors

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Sherry Lee

    ... with 769MW of wind capacity, well ahead of Canada's 444 MW and Australia's 421MW. Solar power systems are also expanding, thanks to declining costs (prices of panels have fallen 66 per cent ... cent (including hydro power), the government introduced laws last year providing incentives for non-fossil-based energy such as wind and solar power. It aims to raise the share of renewable ...

  9. Brave new energy world

    Posted Mar 28th 2006, 12:00am by Laurence Brahm

    ... according to the latest statistics. By 2020, that is set to reach 290GW, while wind power generating capacity will increase to 30GW. The NDRC report calls for solar energy panels to cover 300 ... has not developed its own technology, and imports PV panels from Europe. Policy incentives are required to make solar power more attractive, and local research and development more viable. ...

  10. fashion conscience

    Posted Nov 05th 2006, 12:00am by Jennifer Cardenas

    ... backpack bears an Anish Kapoor imprimatur and is individually numbered. The bag is perfect for city life and opens fully to work as a desktop with a removable solar panel for charging phones ...




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