Analyses | Environment and energy | 2013-09-06 | Sing Tao

Nuclear Energy or not?



Hong Kong has been negotiating with the Mainland on importing more nuclear energy, but the panic caused by the Fukushima nuclear incident has yet to fade away. The Centre’s weekly analysis examines local fuel mix for electricity generation and compares nuclear energy with other sources of energy in terms of levels of carbon emission and pollution to the environment, costs of power generation and safety etc. It ponders on how we could move forward to develop renewable energy to balance energy efficiency, safety and costs control, as well as meeting the long term demand on energy consumption

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.