CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) today signed a new Scheme of Control Agreement (SCA) with the Hong Kong SAR Government. The new SCA will come into effect on 1 October 2018 and run until 31 December 2033.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited ("CLP Power") and the Vocational Training Council (“VTC”) today (21 April) signed a ground-breaking deal to launch a Professional Diploma course in Power Engineering which will nurture and fast-track professionals for the engineering industry. The part-time course, which can be completed within a minimum period of one year, will give Electrical and Mechanical (E&M) tradespeople the opportunity to advance their careers by studying for a professional diploma study and qualifying as technicians. The initiative has been launched in response to rising demand for skilled engineers and reflects CLP Power’s dedication to people development and technical skill succession. Enrolment for the course will start in July 2017.
Today’s customers demand smart energy solutions to keep pace with fast-changing trends in technology. To meet those rising expectations, CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) has given its customer service centre in Yuen Long a major facelift to transform it into a Smart Energy Experience Centre. The company has also partnered with the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) to introduce smart home devices suitable for small flats in Hong Kong at the centre, using innovative technology developed by start-up companies in the HKSTP to promote smarter, greener, low-carbon lifestyles.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) attaches great importance to innovation and knowledge sharing, and is a keen supporter of the government’s promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education. In an initiative to inspire young people's interest in engineering profession and encourage them to develop inquiring and problem-solving skills through hands-on experience, CLP Power organised workshops at the Maker Faire Hong Kong 2017 x Make Big event on 8 and 9 April. More than 3,800 people visited and took part in the workshops, giving them a better understanding of the concepts of power transmission and distribution, as well as renewable energy.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) has attracted 170 teams and some 1,700 contestants with its first Please Come and Save the Earth Music Contest. A shortlist of 27 teams competed for a variety of awards in kindergarten and open categories at the contest's finals and presentation ceremony.
CLP Holdings Limited (CLP) is pleased to announce today that Group operating earnings in 2016 increased 7.1% to HK$12,334 million from a year earlier. Total earnings were down 18.8% to HK$12,711 million after taking into account one-off items that affected comparability including a significant contribution from the sale of the Iona Gas Plant in Australia in 2015. The Board has recommended a fourth interim dividend for 2016 of HK$1.09 per share which, together with the three dividends already paid, brings 2016’s total dividends to HK$2.80 per share, an increase from HK$2.70 in the previous year.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) is saddened by the death of a contractor worker during an industrial accident which occurred in Castle Peak Power Station today (21 February), and the company wishes to express its deepest condolences to the family of the deceased.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) has always supported the Government’s policies on environmental protection to combat climate change.
Following the directives and continuous support from the Environmental Protection Department (EPD), CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power), operator of Castle Peak Power Company Limited (CAPCO), announced a preliminary agreement between CAPCO and the West New Territories (WENT) Landfill contractor, a subsidiary of SUEZ, to support the Government’s policy of promoting waste-to-energy and renewable energy initiatives. Subject to the final consent under the EPD’s landfill contract by the EPD, CAPCO will install power generation units on the site which will utilise landfill gas as fuel. The electricity produced will then be transmitted to CLP Power’s existing power grid.
CLP Holdings Limited today announced a number of continuing connected transactions between the CSG Group and the CLP Group in accordance with the Listing Rules. These transactions were entered into in the ordinary and usual course of business of the CLP Group.