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2020

A review of CLP’s progress in decarbonisation over the last decade

2020 is a milestone year for CLP’s Climate Vision 2050 targets. Looking back over the last decade, CLP has been actively investing in renewable and non-carbon energy generation to decarbonise its portfolio.

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2020

Helping Hong Kong achieve its decarbonisation goal

In 2020, the GHG intensity of the electricity sold by CLP Power in Hong Kong reduced by 26%, down to 0.37kgCO2e/kWh, compared to 0.50kgCO2e/kWh in 2019. 

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2020

CLP’s working group on scenario analysis

To help implement the TCFD recommendations, CLP has established a cross-functional working group to analyse and manage the climate risks and opportunities of the Group's key markets.

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2020

EnergyAustralia’s scenario analysis

EnergyAustralia has conducted scenario analysis focused on the specifics of its market.

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2020

Setting climate ambition together

Under the Paris Agreement, 2020 was to be the year when countries stepped up their ambition. For the corporate sector, science-based targets (SBTs) provide companies with a clearly-defined decarbonisation path in line with the Paris Agreement goals.

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2020

Climate Adaptation Assessment in Hong Kong

CLP Power is undertaking a highly detailed climate change risk assessment of all its generation, transmission and distribution assets in Hong Kong.

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2020

Using robots to eliminate high risk diving activities

For thermal assets, the cooling water system and boilers need to be inspected regularly. The use of robots prevents technicians from being exposed to high risk environments.

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2020

Technology improves customer services behind the scenes

Customer services are increasingly provided digitally. Application of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) helps CLP Power provide better customer experience and increased internal operational efficiency.

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2020

Pursuing business opportunities in the Greater Bay Area 

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) comprises the two Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macao, and nine municipalities in the Guangdong Province. The GBA covers a total area of 56,000 km2, and at end-2019 the total population was over 72 million with a GDP close to US$1,680 billion.

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2020

Recognition of CLP China’s support to employees during COVID-19

In 2020, the impacts of COVID-19 were felt across the world. CLP China introduced a comprehensive range of measures to safeguard the wellbeing of employees and families and ensure continued safe and reliable operations.

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2020

Recognition of CLP Power’s efforts to nurture engineering talent

CLP Power places great emphasis on people development and skills transfer, and is committed to nurturing talent to meet the needs of the energy industry in Hong Kong.

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2020

Accelerating the development of future leaders

CLP’s talent development programmes accelerate the readiness of future leaders to support business transformation and growth.

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2020

Encouraging female engineers through mentoring

CLP mentors female engineering students to strengthen its talent pipelines and support development of the engineering profession in Hong Kong.

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2020

Defining the Future of Flexibility at EnergyAustralia

Workplace flexibility at CLP is a business issue, helping CLP to attract and retain a more diverse workforce and complementing workplace digitisation initiatives.

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2020

Holistic assessment of new investment projects

The CLP Group Investment Committee is mandated to review and assess acquisitions, investments, project funding, restructures and disposals proposed by the Group. The Committee is made up of senior management and is chaired by the Chief Executive Officer.

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2020

Community engagement on safe use of electricity

As an electricity provider, CLP aims to provide sufficient information to users on how to use electricity safely and efficiently.

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2020

Sustainable water supply for Mount Piper Power Station in Australia

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2020

Funds to Support Marine Conservation and Sustainable Fisheries

In 2020, CLP contributed to the allocation of HK$100 million to two environmental enhancement funds. The funds were set up to support marine ecology conservation and sustainable development of the fishing industry in the vicinity of the Hong Kong Offshore LNG Terminal Project.

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2020

Managing assets with sustainable lifecycle management

CLP Power embraces innovation in green designs of assets, and integrates sustainable initiatives throughout the entire life cycle. Two CLP Power projects in Hong Kong attained the highest 'Provisional Platinum' rating in the BEAM Plus assessment in 2020. 

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2020

Community support during the pandemic

In response to the immense challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, CLP launched a series of community support programmes across the regions in which it operates to benefit people from different parts of society.

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2020

EnergyAustralia getting through one of the worst bushfire seasons with the community

EnergyAustralia mobilised its people to help respond to one of the worst bushfire seasons in recent history. Bushfires have always been a risk to local communities in Australia, yet the Black Summer Bushfire, from June 2019 to May 2020, was prolonged and saw unusually intense bushfires across Australia. It had a catastrophic impact on local communities, wildlife, cultural heritage, and the economy.

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2020

Fighting COVID-19 by connecting electricity supply for Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre, Hong Kong

Overcoming significant time pressure, CLP Power's engineering team completed the planning, construction, and connection work of a power grid to provide a reliable power supply to the Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre.

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2019

A milk cooperative initiative empowers 1,500 women


In the Tonkkhurd Block of Dewas (Madhya Pradesh) equal opportunity for women is a distant dream. CLP India introduced Project Uday in 2017 to empower women with an opportunity for an alternative livelihood.

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2019

Smart System Revolutionise Traditional Wet Markets

CLP Power has teamed up with wet market operators to transform traditional markets in Hong Kong, promoting green living with new shopping experiences.

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2019

Lighting up lives in remote Hakka villages

A desire to look after people left behind by the march of modernity has characterised the work of the Kadoorie family since the 19th century – and it is a mission which CLP is carrying forward into a new era of technology and super-connectivity in the 21st century.

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2019

An industry united to put customers first

EnergyAustralia is proud to be a founding member of The Energy Charter, a worldwide energy industry first, bringing companies from across the supply chain together to deliver a better experience for customers and improve affordability during the transition to a clean energy future.

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2019

A changing regulatory landscape in Australia

Australia saw a significant shift in retail electricity regulation in 2019. The Default Market Offer (DMO) and the Victorian Default Offer (VDO) were both introduced on 1 July 2019, effectively capping retail electricity prices at lower levels.

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2019

Financial counselling development initiatives to ease financial hardship

A growing need for financial counselling services from the Australian community has placed pressure on an insufficient number of qualified professionals, who have few career progression opportunities.

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2019

Response to COVID-19

The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) emerged from the City of Wuhan, Hubei province of Mainland China in late 2019 and began to be monitored closely as it became an epidemic.

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2019

Pursuing opportunities in Mainland China

The Mainland China Government has been restructuring the energy market through regulatory changes and the introduction of more competition. CLP is actively pursuing opportunities from marketisation and smart energy development in Mainland China.

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2019

Making clean energy accessible in India

CLP India has taken action to make low carbon and clean energy accessible through infrastructure development and investment in the transmission sector.

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2019

CLP's view on Hong Kong’s Decarbonisation Strategy

Land constraints and the densely populated nature of developable land in Hong Kong have always posed a challenge for the city’s deployment of large-scale renewable energy projects.

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2019

CLP’s solar farms seek to achieve zero-water for cleaning

CLP’s solar farms require water, although in relatively small quantities, for cleaning purposes.

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2019

CLP India contributes to air quality improvement

In addition to the emission control projects in the Jhajjar Power Plant, CLP India has partnered with the CII Foundation on a community programme to encourage local farmers to adopt sustainable methods of crop residue management in Haryana.

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2019

Applying design thinking on plant digitalisation

Applying new ideas and technologies to make work more effective is critical to CLP’s future success. CLP Power has launched an organisation-wide initiative to promote Design Thinking at all levels, providing tailored training to teams.

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2019

Supporting Women in Engineering

To transform the business into a Utility of Future, CLP needs talented, diverse engineers on board.

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2019

CLP Power Academy widens career options for young people

The training and development opportunities provided by CLP go beyond employees. Since its inception in 2017, CLP Power Academy has been offering a range of programmes designed for young people in Hong Kong.

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2019

Being a CLP Big Data Pioneer: Data Analytics Programme

To support the development of skills for a digitally-enabled future, CLP partnered with Decoded, a technology educator, to launch a one-year data analytics programme in Hong Kong in 2019.

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2019

Supporting the growth of renewables in Hong Kong

With the introduction of CLP’s Renewable Energy Feed-in Tariff (FiT) scheme in May 2018, CLP Power Hong Kong received overwhelming support from the public with 6,900 applications by the end of December 2019.

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2019

EV100 – Greening road transport

Experience in many countries suggests that although good progress is being made with decarbonisation in the power sector, the transportation sector is proving harder to decarbonise, despite it representing a significant proportion of total GHG emissions. With numerous non-carbon sources increasingly available for electricity generation, electrification can make a significant contribution in the global effort to decarbonise transportation.

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2019

Challenges along EnergyAustralia’s decarbonisation journey

For over 100 years, Australia’s economic growth has been powered by an abundance of thermal coal.

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2019

Reducing emissions in Hong Kong

CLP's carbon intensity will steadily decrease in the coming years.

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2018

EnergyAustralia's Financial Inclusion Action Plan (FIAP)

In June 2017 EnergyAustralia publicly announced it would commit an additional A$10 million in financial and other support for some of its most vulnerable customers.

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2018

Amazon Alexa answers questions from EnergyAustralia customers

EnergyAustralia customers can now check and manage their EnergyAustralia electricity and gas accounts with Amazon Alexa.

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2018

Power supply collaboration with Airport Authority Hong Kong

The third runway, which will enhance the city’s connectivity to the world, is one of the most important infrastructure projects in Hong Kong in recent years.

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2018

A focus on youth

The establishment of our dedicated Youth Programme Office in 2017 is testament to our focus on youth development.

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2018

Our fuel mix strategy in Hong Kong

A diversified fuel mix is crucial for energy security and maintaining a balance between meeting emission caps requirements and mitigating fuel cost pressures.

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2018

Innovation and digitalisation: a changing skills profile

The transition to renewable energy presents a number of challenges.

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2018

There are multiple dimensions of diversity

In 2016, EnergyAustralia has established Prism – an internal Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer (LGBTIQ+) network which is open to all employees who identify as LGBTIQ+ and their allies.

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2018

Water management initiatives

We have a range of water management initiatives in place, taking into account site-specific conditions, operational situations and age.

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2018

Super typhoon putting our system resilience to test

In September 2018, our power systems in Hong Kong were challenged by the super typhoon Mangkhut.

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