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Electricity

We have to use nuclear power

The proposed wind farm is mere tokenism. It will be able to provide only a derisory amount of power and, on its own, will do nothing to reduce the pollution we all can see and smell.

Tuesday, 28 February, 2006, 12:00am

We have to use nuclear power

The proposed wind farm is mere tokenism. It will be able to provide only a derisory amount of power and, on its own, will do nothing to reduce the pollution we all can see and smell.

28 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Investors switch on to utilities

Infrastructure plays, such as electricity companies, are attracting more interest

They may look like boring, old-fashioned investments - but more and more savvy investors are switching onto infrastructure plays such as electricity utilities to protect against inflation.

9 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Scheme for jobless aims to brighten up wet markets

A programme has been launched to help jobless people to start their own businesses in wet markets where occupation rates have been dropping because of keen competition from supermarket chains.

The scheme, called the Supreme Guide Market, is organised by the Chinese Young Men's Christian Association of Hong Kong and a private wet market.

3 Oct 2005 - 12:00am

Behind the times with energy alternatives

Hong Kong likes to think of itself as a technologically advanced city with an international outlook. But when it comes to use of alternatives to coal, oil and gas for producing electricity, we are lagging far behind.

19 Sep 2005 - 12:00am

Facing the winds of change

The 71-metre tall wind turbine soon to spin on a Lamma hillside symbolises both the hope and challenge presented by the prospect of commercially viable renewable power.

18 Sep 2005 - 12:00am