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  1. Lifestyle - Technology - ENERGY

    Technology has slashed CLP power generation emissions since 1990

    Posted Mar 09th 2014, 04:02am by RICK TRUSCOTT

    ... application of various clean-air technologies, initiation of innovative operational measures and a commitment to monitor emissions closely and continually. CLP has implemented three major technologies in conjunction with various operational measures such as using ultra-low-sulphur coal to achieve this significant reduction. The three major technological milestones were the import of nuclear power ...

  2. News - World - ENERGY

    Giant solar plane unveiled ahead of round-the-world bid

    Posted Apr 10th 2014, 09:28pm by AP

    ... business-class-style seat and enough space in the ergonomic cockpit for the pilot to lie down and either exercise a little or get some rest. "I mean, the airplane can fly a month. The question is, what ...

  3. Business - Companies - ENERGY

    SPT dismisses concerns over cost cuts at oil giants

    Posted Mar 31st 2014, 05:27am by Eric Ng

    ... was its ability to come up with new technology and solutions to solve unique production challenges facing the development of an oil or gas field, said Wang Guoqiang. "To improve a firm's ... by squeezing its suppliers." But he conceded this principle only applied in service segments where price competition was not intense and technology was not easily copied. "That's why we ...

  4. News - China - ENERGY

    Chinese scientists urged to develop new thorium nuclear reactors by 2024

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 11:42pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... of Sciences set up an advanced research centre in Shanghai in January with the aim of developing the world's first industrial reactor using thorium molten-salt technology, according ... as fuel, but the country has run short of uranium and depends on imports from other countries. The technology under development in Shanghai involves burning the radioactive element thorium ...

  5. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    3 Chinese state firms looking to build nuclear plants abroad

    Posted Mar 04th 2014, 10:09am by Eric Ng

    ... overseas projects State Nuclear Power Technology, one of three Chinese state-owned firms seeking to build nuclear plants overseas, is keen to take a crack at opportunities in Brazil, Britain ... services. Set up in 2007, State Nuclear Power Technology is the general contractor for the first four 1.1-gigawatt reactors being built in China based on US nuclear engineering firm ...

  6. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    PetroChina, Sinopec to seek private capital

    Posted Mar 05th 2014, 12:24pm by Eric Ng

    ... is also welcome in gas pipelines that it will build, as well as projects to explore unconventional or difficult-to-extract oil and gas, which require more advanced technology and greater capital ...

  7. News - World - ENERGY

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

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

    ... most of the year and is near transmission lines that carry power to consumers. Using technology known as solar-thermal, nearly 350,000 computer-controlled mirrors roughly the size of a garage ...

  8. News - World - ENERGY

    Electricity blackouts a warning of crisis as demand exceeds supply

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

    ... the world's increasing dependency on electricity." The problem has also been made worse in the developed world, where power systems are taken for granted. The easier technologies are to use, ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    LNG 'not the best transport fuel choice for Hong Kong'

    Posted Nov 11th 2013, 06:21am by Cheung Chi Fai

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Space constraints limiting land available for depots and refilling stations affects feasibility of using alternative fuel for public transport LNG ... "Technology is hardly a problem for LNG. It is the infrastructure of fuel supply that really matters. The same also applies to electric vehicles or LPG vehicles," he said. Yu added fuel stations ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - ENERGY

    Hunger and conflict in wake of oil drought

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

    ... reserves, even though reserves are apparently climbing every year. Reserves are growing due to better technology in old fields, raising the amount we can recover, but production is still falling ... access to alternative natural space), and the economic benefits are spread more thinly across more people. "Tight oil production in the US is likely to peak before 2020. There absolutely ...




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