The cable fire in June left 160,000 households in Hong Kong without power and water on a warm and humid night, and CLP Power is offering HK$100 vouchers as compensation to affected residents. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
The cable fire in June left 160,000 households in Hong Kong without power and water on a warm and humid night, and CLP Power is offering HK$100 vouchers as compensation to affected residents. Photo: Yik Yeung-man

Hong Kong power firm CLP to offer HK$100 vouchers to blackout-hit residents, after cable fire causes worst outage in decades

  • CLP Power says vouchers, to be disbursed in September, are ‘to show care and express gratitude for the affected customers’ understanding’
  • Lawmaker for New Territories North criticises amount as being inadequate to cover losses suffered by up to 160,000 households

The cable fire in June left 160,000 households in Hong Kong without power and water on a warm and humid night, and CLP Power is offering HK$100 vouchers as compensation to affected residents. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
The cable fire in June left 160,000 households in Hong Kong without power and water on a warm and humid night, and CLP Power is offering HK$100 vouchers as compensation to affected residents. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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