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  • CLP's electricity supply reliability exceeds 99.999% - among the world's best!
  • Total power-interruption time experienced by our customers is much less than that in other major cities such as New York, Sydney and London.
  • Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. Imagine what would happen if there was a power outage!

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  • Natural gas outperforms coal in terms of yielding lower emissions (with about half the CO2, a quarter of the NOx, and nearly no SO2 and particulates), but involves a significantly higher power generation cost.

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  • Natural gas does not spill nor radiate. If an event occurs causing its release, it dissipates into the atmosphere and safely disperses.
  • Generating the same amount of electricity as 12 g of uranium would require 70 m3 of natural gas, 90 kg of oil, 140 kg of coal and a 40 m2 wind farm to run for a year.

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  • CLP's tariff in Hong Kong is just half that of London.
  • Manila's tariff is also double that of CLP's tariff in Hong Kong.
  • CLP's Hong Kong tariff is one-third that of Berlin.
  • Rome's tariff is almost three times higher than CLP's in Hong Kong.
  • Sydney's tariff is almost three times higher than CLP's in Hong Kong.
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Mostly Natural Gas

Additional supplies of natural gas would need to be brought into Hong Kong.

Renewable Energy
Coal
Nuclear
Mostly nuclear
Natural Gas
IMPACTS
  • Price
    More expensive than coal and nuclear energy at the moment, but its price may change in the future. Also, additional investment in gas-generation facilities will be required.
  • Environment
    Gas being the least-emitting fossil fuel, using it can help significantly reduce overall emission levels.
  • Reliability
    Proven record of reliability.
  • Public Perception
    No specific safety risks, but high fuel costs are a concern.
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Did you know?
  • CLP's electricity supply reliability exceeds 99.999% - among the world's best!
  • Total power-interruption time experienced by our customers is much less than that in other major cities such as New York, Sydney and London.
  • Hong Kong's airport is one of the busiest in the world. Imagine what would happen if there was a power outage!
  • Natural gas outperforms coal in terms of yielding lower emissions (with about half the CO2, a quarter of the NOx, and nearly no SO2 and particulates), but involves a significantly higher power generation cost.
  • Natural gas does not spill nor radiate. If an event occurs causing its release, it dissipates into the atmosphere and safely disperses.
  • Generating the same amount of electricity as 12 g of uranium would require 70 m3 of natural gas, 90 kg of oil, 140 kg of coal and a 40 m2 wind farm to run for a year.
  • CLP's tariff in Hong Kong is just half that of London.
  • Manila's tariff is also double that of CLP's tariff in Hong Kong.
  • CLP's Hong Kong tariff is one-third that of Berlin.
  • Rome's tariff is almost three times higher than CLP's in Hong Kong.
  • Sydney's tariff is almost three times higher than CLP's in Hong Kong.