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Smart Grid

Smart grid unlocks renewable power

The use of renewable energy sources could be more substantial after a breakthrough invention was found to stabilise the voltage of power systems with a renewable power supply.

Thursday, 10 January, 2013, 4:34am

CLP trial of smart meters to cover more homes

CLP Power will expand trials of smart meters in customers' homes this year in an effort to improve electricity consumption management.

10 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

The power grid is just about to get smarter

The latest energy buzzword, smart grid, has many in the power sector and green energy world talking. The pitch for smart grids goes something like this: as the next generation of power grids, they provide enormous opportunities to improve energy distribution and usage to benefit suppliers and end users.

25 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

Brave new world of 'smart' cities on show

Cisco Systems is extending a hand to various mainland cities to build prototypes of 'smart, connected' metropolises that enhance residents' quality of life, stimulate economic development and ensure environmental sustainability.

17 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Events

Today: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'The emerging threats to Western prosperity'. Hong Kong Club.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Introduction to conflict and mediation'. Kinwick Centre, Central.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening: 'Battle of the smart phones'. Parekh House, Central.

10 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Events

Today: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Communicating across barriers'. British Consulate-General.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Social media in the workplace'. Kinwick Centre, Central.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce evening: 'Mind mapping: Sharpen your mind'. Exchange Square, Central.

8 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Events

Monday, June 7: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Social media in a box'. United Centre, Queensway.

Tuesday, June 8: British Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Communicating across barriers'. British Consulate-General.

Canadian Chamber of Commerce lunch: 'Social media in the workplace'. Kinwick Centre, Central.

5 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Wasion criticises price focus in meter bid

State Grid Corp of China focused too much on price in deciding the winner of its December tender for electricity meters, which could affect the quality and after-sales service, according to the chief of Wasion Group Holdings, the mainland's largest electricity meter maker.

7 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Work with power companies to become energy-efficient city

Edwin Lau Che-feng of Friends of the Earth (HK) makes a good case for lowering power consumption ('Lower demand part of wind power strategy', July 17). I would like to keep this dialogue going in a constructive way.

22 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Storms expose structural problems behind failure of power networks

Underinvestment in power grids, a growing tendency to rely on long-distance electricity transmission from remote regions and a lack of contingency planning are structural problems exposed by the snowstorm-induced power cuts on the mainland, according to analysts.

9 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

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