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  China Light and Power’s debt to Asia's environment and peoples
Hong Kong, China — Latest update: On 21 April, Greenpeace disrupted the construction of the internationally-funded BLCP coal power plant in Rayong Province of Thailand and demanded that the project be stopped immediately.
China Light and Power’s (CLP) reliance on coal-fired power generation across Asia is estimated to have exacted a cost to the environment of around HK$30 billion in 2004 - three and a half times the group’s 2004 profits.
If CLP were to switch their investment from dirty to clean energy, this would help to overturn the damage they had caused the environment and the peoples that live in and would help give us all a better future.
www.greenpeace.org /china/en/news/china-light-and-power-s-debt-t   (634 words)

 Encyclopedia: Great power
A regional power is a term used in the field of international relations to describe a state with power and influence that is to some extent limited to its region of the world.
The Great Powers are usually taken to be those nations or political entities that, through their great economic and military strength, are the arbiters of world diplomacy, and whose opinions must be taken into account by other nations before effecting initiatives.
In Western thought, the power of a state is generally thought of in qualitative terms; however, in the current political thinking of the People's Republic of China, national power can be measured quantitatively using an index known as comprehensive national power.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Great-power   (2865 words)

 China Light and Power - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
CLP's power generation facilities in Hong Kong are owned by Castle Peak Power Company (CAPCO), a 40/60 partnership between CLP Power Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Energy.
CLP Power Hong Kong operates the power stations and transmits electricity to its 2.1 million customers via its solely owned 11,645 km transmission/distribution network that includes 11,861 substations.
CLP Power Hong Kong and CAPCO are governed by an SoC Agreement with the HKSAR Government.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/China_Light_and_Power   (609 words)

 Report: China to build $7.5B power plant - Boston.com
China plans to build a 60 billion yuan ($7.5 billion) nuclear power plant in a central province, adding to a boom in its nuclear power industry, a news report said Thursday.
China's government plans to build dozens of nuclear power plants in coming years as it tries to ease mounting power shortages cause by its economic boom.
China's total power consumption in the first quarter of this year rose by nearly 12 percent to 625 billion kilowatt-hours, according to Xinhua.
www.boston.com /news/world/europe/articles/2006/10/25/report_china_to_build_75b_power_plant   (337 words)

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www.brainyencyclopedia.com /topics/power.html   (5246 words)

 IntraCoastal System Ships Order for China Light & Power. - Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
The RU is installed in the electric meter at a residence, and transmits the information read from the meter through the existing power lines to a concentrator on the load side of a distribution transformer.
China Light & Power Company has 1.7 million meters in the Kowloon and New Territories regions of Hong Kong.
At this time, IntraCoastal's AMR system is being installed in two sites in Kowloon, one at a village which is powered by overhead lines and one in an apartment building which is powered by underground cable.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1G1-18742292.html   (432 words)

 China blacklists 46 thermal power plants
China's environmental watchdog announced Thursday a list of 46 thermal power plants that posed a threat to the environment because they lacked desulfurization equipment.
The plants, mostly located in Shandong, Henan and Shanxi provinces, are among the 137 desulfurization projects planned in the country's acid rain and sulfur dioxide control regions covering 1.09 million sq km with 39 percent of the nation's total population, said a statement issued by the State Environmental Protection Administration (SEPA).
Thermal power plants, mostly fueled by coal, are major air polluters in China.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /english/doc/2005-01/28/content_413083.htm   (361 words)

 China Light and Power -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
CLP's power generation facilities in Hong Kong are owned by Castle Peak Power Company (CAPCO), a 40/60 partnership between CLP Power Hong Kong and (additional info and facts about ExxonMobil) ExxonMobil Energy.
CLP Power Hong Kong operates the (An electrical generating station) power stations and transmits electricity to its 2.1 million customers via its solely owned 11,645 km transmission/distribution network that includes 11,861 substations.
These activities include: the redevelopment of CLP's properties in Hong Kong that are no longer in use for electricity purposes; the provision of engineering services and consultancy; ((often plural) systems used in transmitting messages over a distance electronically) telecommunication services as well as the research on sustainable development and emerging energy technologies.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/ch/china_light_and_power.htm   (657 words)

 The Standard - China's Business Newspaper
Both China Light and Power and Hongkong Electric, the two main electricity producers in Hong Kong, have refused to commit to the voluntary scheme on the grounds that sufficient details about regulatory and monitoring framework had not been given, and that Hong Kong and the mainland are running different systems under different jurisdictions.
An agreement between the government and power companies, the Scheme of Control was signed in 1993, stating that the only two electricity suppliers are allowed to realize a 13.5 percent return on their operations and equipment costs, and also allows the government to monitor their local activities.
Power companies are allowed to charge tariffs designed to recover their costs including taxation and a net return on investment.
www.thestandard.com.hk /news_detail.asp?pp_cat=46&art_id=24950&sid=9309264&con_type=1&d_str=20060814   (864 words)

 IntraCoastal - First AMR system sales to China Light & Power Hong Kong. - Encyclopedia.com
China Light & Power has committed to automate their 1.7 million meters using power line communication.
Using IntraCoastal's system, China Light & Power will need to install one RU for every meter and one Concentrator for every 500 meters.
China Light & Power is the largest publicly owned electrical utility company in Hong Kong with revenues of $3 billion USD.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1G1-18331414.html   (309 words)

 China and Inner Asia Sessions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
China is not only the world’s largest coal producer but also accounts for 80 percent of casualties in coal mining in the world.
China, in effect, is undergoing a domestic transition to the market at the very same time it is participating in a transformation in the way global markets as a whole function.
China stands on the precipice of an HIV epidemic of enormous proportions and consequence.
www.aasianst.org /absts/2003abst/china/sessions.htm   (18059 words)

China's maritime claims (many of which are disputed) include the country's natural continental shelf (the shallow areas of the East China and Yellow Seas), and 12 nm of territorial sea.
China is politically divided into 23 provinces, five autonomous regions, and 4 municipalities, all of which report to the central government in the capital, Beijing.
China generated electricity in a number of ways in 1994, prime among these methods was thermal generation, followed by hydropower, with nuclear power a distant third, and renewables a far-distant fourth place.
www.geog.umd.edu /homepage/courses/old/jboberg/China.htm   (9938 words)

 Space Today Online - China explores the Moon
China plans to launch a probe called Chang'e No. 1 in December 2006 to fly out to the Moon and enter lunar orbit.
China would send one or more wheeled rovers to land on the surface, explore around their landing areas, and collect lunar soil for on-the-spot research.
China would send wheeled rovers to explore the Moon and collect lunar soil, and then would return soil and rock samples to China for first-hand examination.
www.spacetoday.org /China/ChinaMoonflight.html   (1715 words)

 The Standard - Power firms fail to cut toxic emissions - Metro Section
Hong Kong's two power companies have failed to meet reduced emission targets agreed with the central government, according to a government paper submitted to the Legislative Council Friday.
``The bargaining power of the government is too weak and this allows the power companies to test the water [by not meeting their targets],'' she said.
Power plants are the source of 92 percent of all sulphur dioxides recorded in Hong Kong, 58 percent of nitrogen dioxides and 46 percent of RSPs.
www.thestandard.com.hk /stdn/std/Metro/GG23Ak04.html   (488 words)

 ACCC sees no peril in Chinese purchase - Business - www.theage.com.au
China Light and Power has received permission from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission to take control of Singapore Power's merchant energy assets.
CLP bought the portfolio earlier this month after a quick bidding duel with Alinta and Santos.
These include CLP's Yallourn generator, the Torrens Island generator in Adelaide, an underground gas storage in Western Victoria, and effective generation control of the Ecogen peak power generation portfolio in Victoria.
www.theage.com.au /news/Business/ACCC-sees-no-peril-in-Chinese-purchase/2005/03/30/1111862461717.html   (240 words)

China Power Investment Corporation (CPI, formed from the State Power Corporation and inheriting all its nuclear capacity) is a major power generator and is the largest state-owned nuclear power investment and operating organisation.
China Guangdong Nuclear Power Holding Company (CGNPC) leads this and is responsible for Daya Bay, Ling Ao, and Yangjiang power stations as well as further projects in the province and outside it.
The Shandong Nuclear Power Company Ltd is a subsidiary of CPI and was established at Yantai in July 2004 to undertake the development, construction, operation and management of the Haiyang nuclear power project.
www.uic.com.au /nip68.htm   (5861 words)

 The Great Dam of China, Chinatown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
China has undertaken the greatest project since the erection of the Great Wall and the Grand Canal -- the Three Gorges Dam project.
The China Three Gorges Project (TGP) is of vital importance to the development and harnessing of the Yangtze River
ONGHU, China — The most striking things about people from this village are that their threadbare clothes seem way too big and that nearly all of them share a hollow, desperate look in their eyes.
www.jim-frizzell.com /great_dam_of_china.htm   (428 words)

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As the provider of electricity to about 80 percent of Hong Kong's population, China Light and Power (Hong Kong) needs to keep a close watch on its power plant to ensure smooth and uninterrupted operations.
China Light and Power's criteria were that the screen should not be reflective and the projection engine should not be noisy.
Following a smooth and successful implementation, China Light and Power is enjoying the new solutions, especially the DLP projection technology, which delivers superior tiling, high performance and better picture quality.
www.christiedigital.com /AMEN/ApplicationStories/Utilities/ChinaLightAndPower.htm   (346 words)

 Large power projects may be delayed
Only one of the ambitious seven ultra mega power projects, the coal pit-head project in Sasan in Madhya Pradesh, is likely to be awarded for development work by the end of this calendar year.
These include flexibility in unit size subject to adoption of minimum supercritical parameters, land acquisition for power plant and coal mine by the special purpose vehicles for the projects, as well as in-principle environmental clearance for coal mines and transmission lines by the Power Grid Corporation to evacuate power.
Failing this the power can be sold in the market through transmission open access either directly or through power traders, or supply directly to HT customers under provisions of the Electricity Act 2003.
in.rediff.com /money/2006/aug/25power.htm   (499 words)

 Power games
Compare this with the present flock of private power generation projects at the development stage in various States, w hich are jostling with one another for the limited and perhaps unreliable escrow cover, escrow being a basic minimum requirement to find financiers for the projects.
Although the project cost and the cost of financing are the key determinants of the tariff, the operational parameters of a power stati on are no less significant in terms of the cushion they provide to the generator.
This means that the power producer would reap the benefits if operations acquire a level of efficiency a bove those specified in the contract.
www.frontlineonnet.com /fl1627/16270980.htm   (2312 words)

 Hong Kong’s China Light & Power Deploys RAD Multiservice Solution to Transport Voice and Real-Time Data between ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
China Light and Power (CLP), a utility based on Hong Kong’s Kowloon Peninsula with over two million subscribers, has deployed a comprehensive voice and data access solution from RAD Data Communications that achieves all these communications needs.
CLP operates three power stations and is the sole off-taker for the electricity generated at these facilities.
CLP also solely owns a transmission and distribution network that is more than 10,800 km (6,750 miles) in length, with 11,398 substations.
www.rad.com /Article/0,6583,18622,00.html   (439 words)

 PowerGen exits Gujarat project
China Light and Power entered the Paguthan project towards the end of 2000 when it worked out an arrangement with PowerGen for buying its 88 per cent stake in China Light and Power.
PowergGen was then frustrated with the slow pace of power reforms in India and the constant flip-flop in government power policy.
At the time of the first sale to the China Light and Power group, PowerGen had given an undertaking to the lenders that it would not reduce its stake in the project below 17.6 per cent without the consent of the lenders.
www.rediff.com /money/2002/dec/26powergen.htm   (405 words)

 The Hindu Business Line : Domestic majors dominate bids for ultra-mega power projects
Domestic power sector biggies, including NTPC Ltd, Reliance Energy and Tata Power, are among the 16 bidders in the race for the first two 4,000-MW ultra-mega power projects for which bidding closed on Thursday.
Major foreign players, including China Light and Power (in a consortium with GMR Group) and AES Corporation, are among the companies that have dropped out of the race.
Power Finance Corporation (PFC) — the nodal agency responsible for carrying out the bidding process for the ultra-mega projects — has received six bids for the Mundra power project in Gujarat that would be run on imported coal.
www.thehindubusinessline.com /2006/12/08/stories/2006120805560100.htm   (542 words)

China currently operates three nuclear power plants: two plants at the Daya Bay facility in Guangdong Province and one at the Qinshan Nuclear Power Plant in Zhejiang Province.
China's original goal was to have a capacity of 20,000 megawatts by the year 2020.
As of September 2000, the capital investment ratio for a nuclear power plant compared to a coal fired power plant is 2.5 to 1.0.
www.nti.org /db/china/nucorg.htm   (1552 words)

 China Reform Monitor No. 184, March 30, 1999   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
Although China enjoyed a $50 billion trade surplus with the United States last year, exports as a whole only rose 0.5 percent, while imports declined by 1.5 percent.
However, it is the flagship of China International Trust and Investment Co. [CITIC], which reports to China's ruling State Council, and is regarded as one of the best-connected investors in China.
Citic owns roads, bridges and power plants in China, and in Hong Kong the company operates tunnels under the harbor, as well as stakes in Cathay Pacific Airways and China Light and Power, the city's largest power company.
www.afpc.org /crm/crm184.htm   (481 words)

 Power Technology - Black Point Hong Kong CCGT Power Plant, Hong Kong
It is transported from there across the South China Sea to Black Point in a 755km pipeline, the world's second largest subsea system according to the Yacheng sponsors.
Exxon and China Light are developing other Chinese power projects to use this field.
China Light & Power installed power plants, 1999.
www.power-technology.com /projects/blackpoint   (672 words)

 Alexander's Gas & Oil Connections - CLP to build China's largest wind power plant in Guangdong   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-21)
It is the largest wind power plant that has been constructed in China.
CLP is an old company with a history of 100 years, and is the largest foreign electricity company that has invested in electricity in the Mainland China.
CLP has constructed several wind power plants in Shanwei and Zhanjiang and other cities.
www.gasandoil.com /goc/company/cns30651.htm   (223 words)

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