Time to blow fresh wind into renewable energy [China]

Author: Chester Yung and Albert Wong, Standard [Hong Kong, China], Published on: 4 September 2006

The [Hong Kong] government hopes that 1-2 percent of electricity will be generated by renewable energy in 2012, and it was only in February that Hongkong Electric began operating the first wind turbine to generate electricity for…250 households on Lamma Island... Alexis Lau kai-hon, from the University of Science and Technology, said recent moves by both Hongkong Electric and CLP Power to study possible sites for wind farms were encouraging...The government has also purchased five hybrid fuel cars, developed by Toyota...[to reduce] the emissions of hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides.

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Related companies: CLP Holdings Hong Kong Electric Toyota