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.
As modern families aspire to an eco-friendly lifestyle, HK Electric promises its customers a green and comfortable way of life made possible by the use of electric appliances.
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 has been the power behind Hong Kong for more than 120 years, having established a long and fruitful partnership with the community. While our prime mission is to provide a world-class electricity supply, we focus not only on the results, but also on the way we deliver them.
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 is committed to nurturing environmental awareness among our business partners while educating the public on the smart and efficient use of energy. We provide funding and a variety of services to help customers enhance energy efficiency and conservation.
Addressing the community's aspirations for cleaner air, and in support of the Government's energy and environmental policy objectives and its Hong Kong's Climate Action Plan 2030+, HK Electric will launch a number of funding and service schemes of Smart Power Services to further encourage the use of renewable energy (RE) and promote energy efficiency and conservation (EE&C). The frameworks of the schemes will come into effect on 1 January 2019. For details, please click here.
Electricity has become an everyday necessity and it is a form of clean and convenient energy to improve our standard of living. As such, more and more electrical appliances are used in business and home for enhancing the productivity and quality of life. There are various types / models of electrical appliances in the market and their energy efficiency performances may be substantially different from one another. You should select an appropriate appliance wisely to meet your requirements and use electricity smartly.
Additional information on efficient use of electricity, buying guide for domestic electrical appliances, an array of useful information on energy efficiency and choice of tariff are also provided here for users:
To facilitate you to carry out on-line energy audits, we have provided an energy survey programme on our corporate website for you to conduct a virtual energy survey for your home or office. You can estimate the monthly and annual power consumption of various electrical appliances in an animated manner. Just to spend a few minutes to select the appliances and key in the usage of appliances, a summary of the estimated total monthly and annual power consumption of the appliances will be presented. You can also find out how much will be saved when you replace your electrical appliances by those of energy efficient type.
Apart from conducting the energy audit on website, customers can also download our smart phone application "Low Carbon App" and use the handy tool under "Energy Calculator" to estimate the annual electricity consumption and carbon dioxide emission. Smart tips are also available in "Energy Calculator" to help customers reduce carbon dioxide emission by lowering energy consumption.
To provide you with more information on protecting the environment, we have also introduced a Carbon Calculator on our corporate website for calculating the total annual carbon dioxide emission from your electricity consumption over the past 12 months. Customers can also use our "Carbon Footprint" in "Energy Calculator" of our smart phone application "Low Carbon App" to calculate the annual carbon dioxide emission from electricity consumption.
For more information on carbon emissions, you can also visit the Low Carbon Living Calculator designed by The Environment Bureau. The Calculator helps the public assess and learn how to reduce their carbon emissions towards a low-carbon living in respect of clothing, food, living and travel.