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  1. CLP to develop HK$2.9b solar power project in Australia

    Posted Feb 26th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... Denise Tsang CLP Holdings will invest HK$2 billion to build the world's largest solar-power project in Australia. The system will be capable of generating 154 megawatts of 'green' electricity, enough to power 45,000 homes. The Hong Kong energy supplier said yesterday its Australian flagship subsidiary TRUenergy would develop the project, its first solar venture, ...

  2. Lights still dim on solar power

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... solar power as potentially the biggest fuel source for electricity generation in 50 years, given increasing pressure to develop clean energy. Wind, hydro and biomass power development is subject to resource constraints while nuclear power brings security concerns. However, other than its global leadership in solar water heating, the country is still at the starting point in harnessing ...

  3. DuPont to open solar power research centre

    Posted May 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Joshua But Research on solar power will be launched in Hong Kong next year in a bid to provide renewable energy for the region, after the first Shenzhen-Hong Kong technology partnership ... time, the Shenzhen government will provide land and other facilities to support the development and manufacture of solar power products, according to the project plan. Neither government would ...

  4. The world warms to a solar power pioneer

    Posted Jul 06th 2008, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... has been solar's perennial Achilles' heel, but Dr Mills has come up with a way of storing heat for up to 20 hours- ensuring, he says, reliable power day and night. Within a few ... of Sydney's school of physics, he invented advanced heat-absorbing surfaces now used in the majority of solar hot-water heaters. Most are made in China, which is keen to embrace solar power ...

  5. Sino's pollution solution powers residential and commercial buildings

    Posted Apr 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sino Property Services has introduced solar and wind energy systems to three of its managed properties - Pacific Palisades, Skyline Tower and Futura Plaza. The electricity powers ... an average of 10 or more knots, drive the wind turbine. The system produces about 1,080 watts per day to power public lighting in the property. In addition, 10 solar-powered light poles have been ...

  6. China Huaneng starts 9.1b yuan solar project

    Posted Dec 10th 2008, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... Eric Ng China Huaneng Group, the parent company of listed Huaneng Power International, has begun building the mainland's largest solar energy pilot project at an estimated cost of 9.1 ... said. The project will consist of 100 megawatts (MW) of solar power units to be used for research and development and 66 MW of 'showcase' units targeted at students and tourists. One ...

  7. Chinavision Mobile Power Station

    Posted Jan 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The sun is shining on the portable music/gameplayer market. Chinese manufacturer Chinavision has unveiled what is probably the world's first solar-powered portable media player. ... You'll see what's really cool about the Mobile Power Station when you flip open the top to reveal solar panels that can charge the device when put under the sun. The machine even comes ...

  8. Xinao founder bets 10b yuan on solar energy

    Posted Feb 25th 2008, 12:00am by Denise Tsang

    ... supplier. The state policy not only boosts demand for equipment on wind and solar power, but also lets investors achieve a viable return through incentives including preferential loans and a system ... planner the National Development and Reform Commission granted about 260 million yuan in subsidies to renewable energy power projects, largely related to wind and solar energy. Although solar ...

  9. Chang savours Energy's 'low-pressure' success

    Posted Sep 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... fine. They combined to land the Dongguan Handicap with Solar Energy, the handsome black gelding doing a good job to win decisively upon his return to competition. 'All the pressure was on Best Power, and that suited us,' Chang said. 'It is very difficult to win when your horse is a HK$16 or HK$17 chance like Best Friend was today. I much prefer our position- lower ...

  10. Green revolution apparent on rural rooftops

    Posted Jun 09th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... or electric-powered water heaters. 'Solar water heaters are cheap and can be used most of the time except for winter [when the solar collector tubes can freeze],' said Wang Zhenyin, a high school ... Jasmine Wang Riding a bus on the highway from Shanghai to Jiangsu province, a traveller can easily spot solar water heaters mounted on the roofs of many of the two-storey buildings ...




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