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  1. Schools given solar power aid

    Posted Nov 13th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Energy Fund, the programme consists of 20 photovoltaic panels that are installed on the rooftop of the Institute of Vocational Education in Kwun Tong to provide electricity for a proposed greenhouse at the school. The lecturer who initiated the project, Wong Wai-ho, said every panel, measuring 1.52m by 1.22m, on the rooftop is tilted 22 degrees to the south so it can absorb most ...

  2. Kwai Chung college gives green light to solar power

    Posted Jan 17th 2009, 12:00am by Colleen Lee

    ... including schools. Mr Wong said 36 solar panels, measuring 136.5cm by 98cm each, would be fitted on the roof of the school's old wing by early April to convert light from the sun ... Colleen Lee A secondary school in Kwai Chung is to go green and use solar energy to power lighting on two of its floors from April. Wong Shiu-hung, principal of the Kwai Chung Methodist ...

  3. HK$2.5b HKU campus expansion on show

    Posted Aug 07th 2008, 12:00am by Kobi Chan

    ... Kobi Chan An exhibition of the University of Hong Kong's HK$2.5 billion campus extension was unveiled to the public yesterday. The Centennial Campus features three new academic buildings along with several green measures, including wind turbines, solar panels and rooftop gardens. The exhibition is on display at Pacific Place in Admiralty until Sunday, and then moves around ...

  4. Sky's the limit for green warriors

    Posted Jan 31st 2011, 12:00am by Mabel Sieh

    ... Mabel Sieh Island School has shown that action speaks louder than words by installing solar panels and wind turbines on its rooftop. The devices have helped the school reduce its carbon footprint and boost environmental awareness among its students. The Solar Panel and Wind Turbine Project is the first of its kind among ESF (English Schools Foundation) schools. The devices ...

  5. Green hopes for new generation

    Posted Jul 25th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Department in Kowloon Bay last week. With solar panels installed on the outside and roof of its building, the department uses renewable energy to power some of their electronic equipment. Besides using solar power, a wind turbine was also built on the roof to supplement the energy generated by the solar panels. A series of talks on the development of sustainable energy will also be held ...

  6. Green for go in Macau power play

    Posted Jun 05th 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Green Classroom programme. Featuring initiatives including the construction of a rooftop garden and the installation of a wind turbine and solar panels, the scheme is intended to raise awareness ... it is likely that we will use up all the energy we produce through solar panels and the wind turbine, we will sell the excess, such as electricity we produce on weekends and holidays, to CEM,' he ...

  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. Students showcase their climate change ideas

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... green initiatives. Wielding pictures of the two solar pavilions at their sprawling campus, five students from Guangzhou No6 High School enthusiastically spelled out their ideas. 'There's a fan under the solar panel,' said Chan Dongjie, 17. 'The fan is powered by the solar energy absorbed from above. It provides an ideal resting place under the summer's ...

  9. Keying into solar power

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... was a student at Hong Kong International School until his graduation in 2009. His final-year project was about harnessing solar technology for computers. 'I wanted to develop a computer which could run on solar power using the least amount of electricity,' Watson, now 20, explains. Even after he graduated, he continued working on the idea. His teacher Richard Friedericks told Watson ...

  10. HKU unveils design for Centennial campus

    Posted Jun 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Nora Tong

    ... He said the solar panels, which are included in the plan for the new campus, might not be effective because there would not be much sunlight in the area. The spokeswoman said solar panels ...




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