CLP workers fix cables that caught fire in Yuen Long. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
CLP workers fix cables that caught fire in Yuen Long. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

CLP Power to investigate ‘why backup system failed’ to prevent Hong Kong’s worst outage in decades

  • Lawmaker Chan Siu-hung says electricity firm will investigate why backup support provided from other areas took so many hours to fully restore power
  • Environment Bureau calls for explanation from electricity firm by end of this week, with detailed report required within 14 days

CLP workers fix cables that caught fire in Yuen Long. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
CLP workers fix cables that caught fire in Yuen Long. Photo: K. Y. Cheng
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