CLP Power Hong Kong (CLP Power) today announces the details of an upgraded CLP Eco Building Fund that will award HK$100 million a year to subsidise energy saving projects. The fund will support improvement works in the communal areas of around 400 residential blocks and commercial and industrial buildings a year and save an estimated 48 GWh of electricity – equivalent to the annual energy consumption of 11,000 households and approximately HK$55 million in energy costs.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) launches its Power Your Love programme today under the theme of “Save Energy, Save On Bills and Light Up Lives”. Residential customers are encouraged to save energy at home in summer. CLP Power will donate the energy saved to about 20,000 families in need by offsetting their electricity expenses.
The 2018 Quarterly Statement (January-March) of CLP Holdings Limited has been released. The same Statement will be dispatched to shareholders on 25 May 2018.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) today held a CLP Volunteer Appreciation Ceremony to honour employees for serving the community with care and professional expertise in 2017. The CLP Volunteer Team contributed nearly 15,000 hours of service last year, with one individual contributing 216 hours of volunteer work. This year, CLP Power presented a new Power Expert Volunteer Award to recognise CLP volunteers who use their expertise in rewiring works and home electricity safety checks to help people in need.
CLP’s 2018 Annual General Meeting attracted 2,100 shareholders, setting a new company record.
The new Scheme of Control Agreement (SCA) between CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) and the Hong Kong SAR Government will come into effect on 1 October 2018. Under the agreement, CLP Power will launch a number of new initiatives to encourage the community to embrace low-carbon lifestyles by promoting the development of renewable energy (RE) and energy conservation.
According to our understanding, the welders being recruited by our contractor company are to work for the construction of the additional gas‐fired generation unit at the Black Point Power Station of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power). As the construction of the generation unit’s boiler which is of the latest technology requires special welding skills, it is required that welders equipped with the relevant qualifications and technical skills are employed to carry out the work concerned.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) has been voted the Most Attractive Employer out of 75 largest companies in Hong Kong at the Randstad Employer Brand Awards 2018, the second time since Randstad launched this award in Hong Kong in 2013. The award is a public survey conducted by international human resources services firm Randstad. The accolade is testimony to CLP Power’s long-standing commitment to attract, nurture and develop talents for the Hong Kong power industry and to invest in human resources development.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)-affiliated College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE) today (28 March) signed a Memorandum of Understanding in establishing the partnership in nurturing more talents in electrical engineering to cope with the needs brought about by continuing social development. A newly launched Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical Engineering Programme has started its admission period and, subject to approval from PolyU, the programme is expected to commence in September 2018.
The problem of underprivileged elderly people on the breadline is an increasingly urgent issue in Hong Kong, with one in three elderly people now living in poverty. Caring for the community has always been one of the core values of CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power), it has opened a new Hotmeal Canteen in partnership with Po Leung Kuk in Sham Shui Po, serving nutritious evening meals to elderly people and people in need for just HK$12.
CLP Holdings Limited (CLP) is pleased to announce that the Group continued to perform well in 2017 and our financial results exceeded those of the year before. In 2017, Group operating earnings increased 7.9% to HK$13,307 million from 2016. Total earnings were up 12.1% to HK$14,249 million. These earnings have enabled the Board to approve a fourth interim dividend of HK$1.14 per share for 2017. Together with the three interim dividends already paid, our total dividends this year are HK$2.91 per share, a 3.9% increase from HK$2.80 in the previous year.
CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) is committed to promoting environmental protection through a variety of channels including public education. The company launched the Liberal Studies e-Learning portal LS-energy.hk (www.ls-energy.hk) in 2011 and has been updating the content regularly to reflect changing technology. The portal has attracted more than 330,000 page views since its launch.
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.