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  1. Health comes before view marred by wind farm

    Posted Feb 24th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be able to see it from High Junk Peak through the pollution, anyway. If Hong Kong can lead the way as an urban community using wind power as a renewable resource, should we not be responsible ... quality. Thus, it is clear to all that there is an urgent need to introduce renewable energy sources to Hong Kong. This is not only in the interests of Hong Kong people, but it is crucial ...

  2. Help plot a better tomorrow, public urged

    Posted Jul 16th 2004, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... a target on its use should be set. On urban renewal, the community is asked to think how to make the city more attractive and enjoyable for all. The document asks if there should be more ... you object to having a renewable energy facility in your neighbourhood? Urban development- Should we open up more space in the urban area by concentrating new residential and commercial ...

  3. Mainland to push solar energy schemes

    Posted May 28th 2007, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... costs down, according to a policymaker. Shi Lishan, director of the renewable energy bureau at policy-setter National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), told an energy conference over ... solar,' Mr Shi said. The central government plans to make renewable energy account for 16 per cent of the country's total energy consumption by 2020 from 7.8 per cent last year, as part ...

  4. Ugly realities of wind power

    Posted May 09th 2005, 12:00am by Chloe Lai

    ... of unsightly facilities near their homes. The council, chaired by acting Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen, is drafting sustainable strategies in three major policy areas- solid waste, renewable energy and urban living space- and will unveil its proposals at the end of the month. On renewable energy, the council's target is to derive 2 per cent of the city's power requirements ...

  5. Huaneng Renewables powerless on debut

    Posted Jun 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Eric Ng eric.mpng@scmp.com Huaneng Renewables Corp, which focuses on wind farm development, saw its shares drop up to 11.2 per cent on debut yesterday amid poor sentiment in the renewable ... 3 per cent to HK$7.72 and China Datang Corp Renewable Power slid 0.99 per cent to HK$2.01. The Hang Seng Index closed 0.84 per cent lower. Analysts attributed the poor performance to a weakening ...

  6. Beijing plans subsidised prices for solar projects

    Posted Jun 15th 2009, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... subsidised power prices to solar projects, said Zhao Yuwen, head of the China Renewable Energy Society's photovoltaic committee. The mainland is the world's largest producer of photovoltaic ... and the respective regional average desulphurised coal-fired power prices would be paid for by a renewable energy fund collected from all electricity end-users in the form of a small surcharge based on usage ...

  7. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    Mainland wind power industry undergoes painful shake-up

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Eric Ng

    ... year-on-year plant utilisation dropped 6.3 per cent, while the rate for China Datang Corp Renewable Power fell 17.3 per cent and that for Huaneng dived 23.4 per cent. Pierre Lau, the head of Asia ... while Datang saw profit plunge 76.3 per cent and Huaneng Renewables' profit dived 63 per cent. Power suppliers must shoulder some of the blame for the distribution bottlenecks that have ...

  8. Lifestyle - Technology - SCIENCE FOCUS

    Tapping the ocean's inexhaustible store of solar and lunar energy

    Posted Sep 16th 2012, 12:00am by Tom Yam

    ... of all the world's freshwater rivers combined. And just as rivers are dammed to generate hydroelectricity, the ebb and flow of the tides can be harnessed to produce clean, renewable energy. ...

  9. Power failure

    Posted Jan 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... approving the renewal of the schemes of control in 2008. Well before then, there had already been calls to reform the system. In 1998, our government employed consultants to investigate our ...

  10. Homes with high power use face 20pc bigger bills

    Posted Dec 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Households in Kowloon, the New Territories and Lantau Island may pay up to 20 per cent more for electricity, though businesses face a tariff increase of less than half that. The difference arises from CLP Power's ...




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