CLP’s Castle Peak power station. The first four units at the facility are expected to be closed by 2023 under an agreement with the government. Photo: Martin Chan
CLP’s Castle Peak power station. The first four units at the facility are expected to be closed by 2023 under an agreement with the government. Photo: Martin Chan

Climate change: Hong Kong utility CLP scales up zero-emissions goal, says ‘impact on electricity price won’t be as much as people fear’

  • Goals upgrade at CLP comes after Xi tells UN China will not build more new coal power plants abroad
  • A lot of investment is needed, which will impact the price of electricity, but these investments will be spread over 30 years, utility’s CEO says

CLP’s Castle Peak power station. The first four units at the facility are expected to be closed by 2023 under an agreement with the government. Photo: Martin Chan
CLP’s Castle Peak power station. The first four units at the facility are expected to be closed by 2023 under an agreement with the government. Photo: Martin Chan
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