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.
Group photo in Marsh Road Station Building
HK Electric Engineer conducting lecture
The first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed with The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (Poly U) on 30 November 2015. One of the collaboration projects is the co-teaching of the "High Voltage Engineering" course under their Master of Science in Electrical Engineering degree programme to groom power engineers for the industry.
The collaboration also covered undergraduate programmes including industrial lectures, visits to workshops and facilities of HK Electric, participation of HK Electric Engineers as mentors in the mentoring scheme for students, co-supervision of final-year projects undertaken by both undergraduates and postgraduates.
A renewed Memorandum of Understanding was signed on 30 November 2018. Apart from the on-going collaboration projects, HK Electric participated in the teaching of a new course "Modern Generation Technologies and Grid Integration" under the Master of Science in Electrical Engineering programme of Poly U in 2020. Topics covering the latest power generation technologies such as combined-cycle gas turbines and use of renewable energy are included in the course.
No. of MSc. Students Attended
The Institute has been arranging industrial lectures for students of The University of Hong Kong and participation of HK Electric engineers as mentors in the mentoring scheme for students.
Students are also actively involved in HK Electric's Job Shadowing Programme where series of visits and shadow internships are conducted.