Households with rooftop solar panels could sell surplus energy to the grid and earn up to five times what consumers currently pay for power, according to a government proposal. Photo: May Tse Households with rooftop solar panels could sell surplus energy to the grid and earn up to five times what consumers currently pay for power, according to a government proposal. Photo: May Tse 
Households with rooftop solar panels could sell surplus energy to the grid and earn up to five times what consumers currently pay for power, according to a government proposal. Photo: May Tse 

Hong Kong families with rooftop solar panels or wind turbines could sell energy for up to five times the current electricity price

The Environment Bureau says the higher rate is necessary to incentivise independent producers but assures consumers they won’t see a spike in electricity bills for now

Topic |   Energy
Households with rooftop solar panels could sell surplus energy to the grid and earn up to five times what consumers currently pay for power, according to a government proposal. Photo: May Tse Households with rooftop solar panels could sell surplus energy to the grid and earn up to five times what consumers currently pay for power, according to a government proposal. Photo: May Tse 
Households with rooftop solar panels could sell surplus energy to the grid and earn up to five times what consumers currently pay for power, according to a government proposal. Photo: May Tse 
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