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.
Electricity Charges Subsidy SchemeStarting from 1 June 2021, an electricity charges subsidy of $80 will be credited by the Government to each residential tariff electricity account on the first day of each month for 11 consecutive months and $120 in the 12th month, making up a total of $1,000. Any unused subsidy can be carried forward to pay billed electricity charges under the same account until 31 December 2023 or the close of the account (whichever is earlier).Electricity Charges Relief SchemeThe Government will grant each eligible
residential electricity account a maximum electricity charges relief of $3,000
over 60 months (i.e. $50 per month), commencing from January 2019. Any unused
relief can be carried forward to pay billed electricity charges under the same
account until 31 December 2023 or the close of the account (whichever is
earlier). Balance of the Electricity
Charges Relief Scheme will be displayed at the bottom of the electricity bill.For more details about the Government electricity subsidy, please click here.
0.71 kg CO2-e of carbon emissions per unit of electricity consumed
Carbon emissions from generating the electricity by HK Electric in 2020
Total units of electricity consumption by HK Electric customers in 2020
181 units per month per capita consumption for HK Electric residential customers
Total units of electricity consumption by HK Electric residential customers in 2020/12
Total population of HK Island & Lamma Island in 2020 *
5.9 units per day per capita consumption for HK Electric residential customers
Total units of electricity consumption by HK Electric residential customers in 2020/365