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.
Input Power (Watts)
Estimated Running Cost*
Air Conditioner - Cooling Capacity:
$0.09 for 10 mins
Cooker Hood (with Lighting)
$0.15 for 1 hr
$0.38 for 10 mins
$0.06 for 1 hr
$0.01 for 1 min
$0.03 for 10 mins
$0.20 for 15 mins
Heater (oil radiator or fan heater)
max $0.23 for 1 hr
$0.51 for 30 mins
Printer / Scanner
max $0.07 for 1 hr
$0.19 for 20 mins
max $0.11 for 1 hr
max $0.05 for 3 mins
max $0.18 for 15 mins
$0.34 for 30 mins
VCD / DVD / Video Recorder
$0.02 for 1 hr
Washing Machine (consumption depends on washing program)
The above information is for reference only. The actual consumption may vary due to different power rating (Kilowatt) of appliances and different models/brand names. Also, change in weather conditions, more frequent use of appliances, using inefficient or faulty appliances and leaving appliances switched on unnecessarily, etc. may affect the overall consumption.
* Based on the average tariff rate of $1.125.