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.
The competition encourages secondary and tertiary students to realise their green energy dreams promoting decarbonisation, energy efficiency and conservation, as well as renewable energy. An Alumni Club is set up to encourage experience sharing and exchange of ideas. For the list of 2021 funded projects, please click here (available only in Chinese).
Competitions of 2021/22 were completed, the lists of winning projects are shown below.
For details, please click (Secondary school) (Tertiary institution). Enrolment for 2022/23 programme is closed. For the list of 2022/23 funded projects, please click here. 2023/24 programme will be open for enrolment in August 2023.
Results of “Green Energy Dreams Come True Competition 2021/22 (Secondary)”
Project Title & Description
Cognitio College (Hong Kong)
Smart and Green Generation
Utilise solar energy to power up the smart conditioning system of the school's greenhouse and the mosquito repellent and sprinkler system in the school's garden.
Cotton Spinners Association Secondary School
Produce different energy devices to facilitate students and the public to appreciate the importance of green energy.
St. Paul's Secondary School
Green Today, Green Tomorrow
Create an animation to illustrate the differences of a world with and without using renewable energy and highlight the importance of energy efficiency.
Christian Alliance SW Chan Memorial College
Save the World with Hydrogen Island
Explore the feasibility of building an artificial island in Hong Kong for developing renewable energy and storing hydrogen.
Caritas Wu Cheng-chung Secondary School
Solar-powered Hydroponics System
Develop a hydroponics system leveraging the concepts of environmental protection, waste utilisation, technology and nature.
Confucian Tai Shing Ho Kwok Pui Chun College
Energy Saving in Electricity Generation
Develop a new method to lower building temperature, reduce energy consumption of air-conditioning system and convert the heat from the sun into electricity.
Results of “Green Energy Dreams Come True Competition 2021/22 (Tertiary)”
The University of Hong Kong
Innovative Green Wall Development in Urban Area
Design a solar-powered bus stop featuring a green wall structure that helps improve the environment of roadside bus stops in Hong Kong
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology & City University of Hong Kong
Hydrogen - A Big Step Towards Utopia
Study how the perovskite photovoltaic electrolysis system could be adopted to produce green and high purity hydrogen to promote hydrogen economy in Hong Kong
Hong Kong Institute of Vocational Education (Haking Wong)
Smart Meter Application in Grid
Research on the development of smart meters in Hong Kong and enhance public knowledge through promotional activities
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Green Energy in Future Cities - The Utilization of Piezoelectric Power in Railways and Bridges
Study the feasibility of harvesting piezoelectric power from vibration in the transportation system
Cutting-edge Carbon Reduction Technology of Buildings in Hong Kong
Combine different green technologies such as green walls and power generating tiles to reduce carbon footprint in buildings
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Decarbonisation by 2050 with Green Energy
Develop an educational board game to promote the awareness and understanding of using renewable energy in combating climate change
City University of Hong Kong
Production of ammonia by electrochemical nitrogen reduction reaction for hydrogen power
Fabricate a new catalyst to improve the efficiency of the less carbon-intensive ammonia production process – the electrochemical nitrogen reduction reaction