Power Station

Lamma power station's three chimneys cast long shadows

On Power Station Beach, dogs need not be leashed. Photo: Dickson Lee

Lamma is used to the paradox: a pristine setting devoid of chain stores that also happens to be the site of a power station responsible for illuminating Hong Kong Island.

Monday, 15 October, 2012, 11:31am

We need to save more energy

I read about a new solar power station in Spain that can provide electricity 24 hours a day. It works day and night. It is the first solar power station that can do this.

In addition, the station generates far more electricity than earlier models. Yet because of our great electricity needs, even thousands of such stations would not be enough.

4 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Power-boost plan to help Pearl River Delta

With the annual summer electricity shortages approaching, red-chip company China Resources is doing its bit to alleviate power problems in the Pearl River Delta by expanding its coal-fired plant in central Hunan province .

16 May 2005 - 12:00am

Energy competitors

Peter Austen reproduces discredited arguments about the hidden costs of traditional energy production methods ('Clean, costly', September 5).

I exclude nuclear power from my arguments about traditional methods - let's get rid of it quickly and think no more about it until we can reliably commission and run nuclear fusion plants.

6 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Shell suggests revamp for China's power tariff system

British-Dutch global oil major Royal Dutch/Shell has lobbied China to revamp its power tariff system to help the growth of the country's natural gas industry.

Shell has suggested officials change the existing system where users are charged an average tariff to one where charges are linked to time and cost.

21 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

Dongfang nets generator supply deal for Sichuan

H-share Dongfang Electrical Machinery, one of a handful of mainland electricity generator makers, has bagged a 269 million yuan (about HK$252.54 million) contract to supply turbine generators for a hydro-power project in Sichuan province.

22 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

Meiya in power-plant deal

Meiya Power, a Hong Kong-based energy company, has signed a letter of intent with a mainland firm to build a US$700 million natural gas-fuelled power plant in the north. The plant, in the Jingbian gas field in Shaanxi, would have four 300 megawatt generators, an official of China National Zhenglian Industrial said. Meiya would invest US$600 million, the official said.

7 Apr 2000 - 12:00am