HK Electric Investments is the first fixed single investment trust listed in Hong Kong with a focus on the power industry. Our principal operating subsidiary, The Hongkong Electric Company, Limited (HK Electric), commenced operations in 1890 and is one of the longest-established utility companies in the world.
Over our long history, we have consistently supported Hong Kong's economic journey by offering safe, reliable and affordable electricity while minimising the impact of our operations on the environment as we strive to deliver sustainable growth in long-term value to our investors.
HK Electric Investments believes that open and on-going communication with our stakeholders is central to our operation and development. We engage different stakeholders through a variety of channels and stakeholder suggestions and feedback are highly valued in our decision making process as we strive for continuous improvements.
Underpinned by its core value of "Pursuit of Excellence", HK Electric is committed to delivering excellent services and supply reliability to our customers. We have been providing a world-class supply reliability of over 99.999% since 1997 and all our service standards are achieved or even surpassed every year.
To satisfy the aspirations from the community, and in support of Government’s energy and environmental policy objectives, HK Electric has launched a suite of "Smart Power Services".
HK Electric is one of the longest-established power companies in the world. The Company has a world-class record of providing a highly reliable electricity supply to Hong Kong and Lamma islands at a reasonable and affordable price.
HK Electric Investments is committed to meeting the long-term energy needs and supporting the sustainable development of the community we serve. To do this, we focus not only on powering Hong Kong with a world-class electricity supply, but also on the way we deliver it and the impacts it has on the environment.
HK Electric aspires to be an employer of choice. We have policies and systems in place to attract talents and through continuous training and development, nurture them for a fulfilling career. We offer competitive remuneration, an ideal workplace and comprehensive wellness programmes for our employees while maintaining regular and open dialogues with them.
HK Electric today opened its Electric Domestic Kitchen Centre aiming at promoting benefits of cooking with electric appliances. The centre displays kitchen models from luxury, superior to basic, demonstrating electric cooking can be integrated into any home upgrading lifestyle.
The luxury kitchen, equipped with an intelligent system, uses the most fashionable and advanced electric appliances and heat pump system. Regarding the intelligent system in the luxury kitchen, users can operate the electric appliances simply with tablet PCs or touch screens. The superior kitchen shows how electric cooking perfectly blends with an open kitchen design, while the basic kitchen demonstrates how electric appliances can easily fit in our home. With customers' well-being and an eco-friendly environment in mind, HK Electric with its reliable power supply, intends to provide customers with a quality lifestyle.
The grand opening of the Electric Domestic Kitchen Centre was officiated by Managing Director of HK Electric, Mr. Tso Kai-sum, and food critic and culinary expert, Miss Vanessa Yeung.
"HK Electric has in recent years witnessed a high demand for electric living. It is healthy, safe, energy efficient and comfortable. Electric cooking is designed to suit every modern household pursuing an upgraded lifestyle," said Mr. Tso.
A highlight of the ceremony was Miss Vanessa Yeung's presentation of a delicious dish of "Assorted Golden Shrimps", done with perfect control of the appliances and excellent heat distribution. Miss Yeung, who uses electric cooking, emphasizes it is healthier, safer, more energy efficient and can prepare both Western and traditional Chinese cuisines, such as stir and deep frying, steaming, stew and simmering traditional Chinese soup.
In addition to kitchens, the Electric Domestic Kitchen Centre also features a showroom for bathroom facilities, showcasing the latest electric appliances such as floor heating system, a compact, stylish instant water heater and a towel warmer rack.
"There is a growing number of households adopting electric cooking," said General Manager (Group Commercial), Mr. Arthur Wong. "About 30% of new residential projects on Hong Kong Island are now using full electric kitchens. We provide our customers – property developers, commercial and residential customers – with the latest information on electric kitchen equipment, assessment of existing energy systems and suitable energy-saving solutions, assistance in designing and installing electric cooking equipment, technical support for additional electricity supply, etc. We will continue promoting electric cooking to all."
The Electric Domestic Kitchen Centre is located on the 11/F, Electric Centre, 28 City Garden Road, North Point, Hong Kong. It is open to all property developers and practitioners. Reservations for group visits are welcome via 2843-3669.
Mr. Tso Kai-sum and Ms. Vanessa Yeung at the kick-off ceremony, symbolizing HK Electric's commitment to promoting electric cooking and upgrading the quality of life for the general public.
(From left) Director of Operations, HK Electric, Mr. Yuen Sui-see, Mr. Arthur Wong, Mr. Tso Kai-sum, Ms. Vanessa Yeung and General Manager (Public Affairs), HK Electric, Ms. Mimi Yeung, proposes a toast at the opening of the Electric Domestic Kitchen Centre.
Mr. Tso Kai-sum and Ms. Vanessa Yeung demonstrate the advantages of electric cooking by preparing a delicious dish – "Assorted Golden Shrimps".
Mr. Arthur Wong demonstrates to Mr. Tso and Ms. Yeung how lightings and appliances in the luxury kitchen can be controlled by a tablet PC.