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  1. News - China - ENERGY

    Chinese envoy says momentum good to restart Myitsone dam

    Posted Aug 15th 2013, 12:00am by KIM WALL

    ... Kim Wall kim.wall@scmp.com Ambassador to Myanmar Yang Houlan says momentum is still good to complete the Myitsone dam, called off after local protests Beijing seeks restart of dam Beijing ... an area the size of Singapore to provide power mostly to cities in Yunnan province. As many as 10,000 ethnic Kachins in the country's restive northeast could be displaced. In Tuesday's ...

  2. Business - China Business - ENERGY

    State Grid joins queue to sell assets amid SOE reform push

    Posted Apr 05th 2014, 01:07am by RAY CHAN KEIRA HUANG

    ... the Economic Information Daily reported yesterday. It said they were loss-making or barely breaking even. The mainland newspaper citied an unidentified source at State Grid as saying the company had ...

  3. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Falling margin fails to hold back ENN Energy's expansion plans

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

    ... to deter ENN ENN Energy, one of the mainland's largest city piped-gas distributors, has planned further expansion of its vehicular natural-gas refilling station network to capture business ... for a liquefied one. Liquefied natural gas stations are mainly in the suburbs and target mostly heavy-duty trucks and inter-city buses, while compressed ones serve mostly vehicles within a city. Cheung ...

  4. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    Gas sales growth eyed by Beijing Enterprises

    Posted Apr 01st 2014, 01:20am by Eric Ng

    ... Urbanisation and curbs on air pollution [mean] gas sales will continue to grow ZHOU SI, BEIJING ENTERPRISES Of the amount, HK$1.32 billion was from gas sales within the capital city, and HK$2.22 ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong plans to get mainland electricity without counting cost in carbon emissions

    Posted Mar 20th 2014, 03:59am by CHEUNG CHI-FAI, Ernest Kao

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao Power to HK, without the carbon nuisance As the city ponders drawing a third of its electricity from the mainland power grid, it also plans to disassociate itself from the resulting carbon emissions, environmental authorities say. Carbon emissions related to the imported electricity would be left out of the city's emissions count, ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Power bills set to rise as Hong Kong cleans up polluted air

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 02:15pm by Cheung Chi-fai and Ernest Kao

    ... as city cleans up polluted air Higher electricity bills are in store no matter which of two proposals disclosed yesterday is adopted by the government as part of efforts to clean up the city's air. Both options- buying more power from the mainland or increasing the proportion of cleaner fuel used by Hong Kong's power stations- would double production costs, environment ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Bottom line is missing in fuel debate

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:28am by CHI-FAI CHEUNG

    ... forward for the future of the city's power supply. The first option involves sourcing 30 per cent of our electricity needs by 2023 from the China Southern Power Grid, while the second requires boosting the use of natural gas at the city's power plants so that it accounts for 60 per cent of energy production by 2020. Officials said the costs of generating power would double ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - ENERGY

    Hong Kong to consider increasing electricity imports in energy mix consultation

    Posted Mar 16th 2014, 06:34pm by CHEUNG CHI-FAI

    ... Cheung Chi-fai chifai.cheung@scmp.com Public consultation will address where city's electricity will come from after a scheme to rely more on nuclear energy was scrapped HK looks ... provide at least 10 per cent of the city's power needs, according to the source. "Given the scale of the southern China grid, the import will be just be a drop in the ocean," he ...

  9. Business - Commodities - ENERGY

    CRP 'has no plans' to play Hong Kong's power game

    Posted Mar 18th 2014, 01:11am by Eric Ng

    ... that the city's utilities assets, controlled by CLP and Power Assets, be taken over by mainland entities after the current regulatory regime expired in 2018 to avoid social discontent due to power price ...

  10. Lifestyle - Technology - ENERGY

    Technology has slashed CLP power generation emissions since 1990

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

    ... plants Hong Kong has a global reputation as a dynamic, power-hungry city with a growing carbon footprint and sometimes eye-wateringly high levels of air pollution. The impact of pollution on people's health and the liveability of Hong Kong has rightly become one of the city's primary concerns and has generated years of heated debate. But facts can sometimes disappear in the smog ...




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