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.
Lighting up the homes and businesses of Hong Kong since 1890, HK Electric has a long record of providing a safe and highly reliable electricity supply at a reasonable price to customers on Hong Kong and Lamma islands. Since 1997, its power supply reliability rating has been maintained at over 99.999% - one of the best records in the world.
The Company's operations cover power generation, transmission and distribution, supply and customer service – all regulated by the HKSAR Government through a Scheme of Control Agreement. Thanks to prudent investment and the use of the most appropriate technologies, HK Electric has been instrumental in sustaining the city's economic development and enabling a good quality of life for its citizens. As part of its ongoing efforts to reduce emissions, HK Electric will be increasing the use of natural gas to generate electricity.
Facts and Figures (as at 30 September 2022)
Generation Capacity at Lamma Power Station
Fuel Mix & Source #
Natural gas (~50%)Coal (~50%)
Electricity Sales #
10.361 billion units
Unplanned Customer Minutes Lost
< 1 minute on average
Approved Capital Investment under 2019-2023 Development Plan
# Figures as at 31 December 2021