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The China Light and Power group (CLP Group; Chinese 中華電力) HKEx: 0002 is the only company providing electricity to Kowloon and the New Territories (except Lamma) in Hong Kong. CLP Holdings Logo This is a copyrighted and/or trademarked logo. ... The Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Chinese: 香港交易所, also 港交所; abbreviated as SEHK) is the stock exchange of Hong Kong. ... Electricity is a general term applied to phenomena involving a fundamental property of matter called an electric charge. ... Location within China In modern day Hong Kong, Kowloon (九龍; Cantonese IPA:; Jyutping: gau2 lung4; Mandarin Pinyin: JiÇ”lóng; lit. ... The New Territories (Chinese: æ–°ç•Œ, Pinyin: XÄ«njiè) is the area of land in Hong Kong, north of the Kowloon peninsula, south of Shenzhen He / Shum Chun River (深圳河) and Hong Kongs outlying islands (including Lantau Island, Lamma Island, Cheung Chau, and Peng Chau), leased from Qing China to Britain in... Lamma Island Power Station and Hung Shing Ye beach Lamma Island (南丫島; pinyin: nán yā dǎo; Jyutping: Nam4 Nga1 Dou2), also known as “Po Liu Chau”, is the third largest island in Hong Kong and part of the Islands District, Hong Kong. ...

The CLP group is also one of the leading investor-operator in the Asia-Pacific electric power industry.

CLP's businesses fall into two main areas:

  • The electric utility business operated under CLP Power Hong Kong, regulated by the Scheme of Control (SoC) Agreement with the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
  • The group's power-related and other investments and services, both in Hong Kong and elsewhere, which are outside of the SoC Agreement, or, Non-Scheme of Control (non-SoC) businesses.


A Special Administrative Region (SAR) (Simplified Chinese: 特别行政区; Traditional Chinese: 特別行政區; pinyin: tèbié xíngzhèngqū; Cantonese IPA: /tɐk6piːt6 hɐŋ4tsɪŋ3kʰɵy1/; Jyutping: dak6bit6 hang4zing3keoi1; Yale: dahkbiht hàhngjingkeūi) is a political subdivision of the Peoples Republic of China. ...

Scheme of Control Business

CLP's power generation facilities in Hong Kong are owned by Castle Peak Power Company (CAPCO), a 40/60 partnership between CLP Power Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Energy. CLP Power Hong Kong operates the power stations and transmits electricity to its 2.1 million customers via its solely owned 11,645 km transmission/distribution network that includes 11,861 substations. Exxon Mobil Corporation or ExxonMobil NYSE: XOM, headquartered in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, Texas, is the largest publicly-traded oil producer and distributor in the world, formed on November 30, 1999, by the merger of Exxon and Mobil. ... Oil power plant in Iraq Coal power plant in China A power station (also power plant) is a facility for the generation of electric power. ...

CLP Power Hong Kong and CAPCO are governed by an SoC Agreement with the HKSAR Government. The current Agreement was signed in 1993 and runs through to 2008. It states that they must provide an adequate, reliable electricity supply and allow the HKSAR Government to monitor their local activities as a power company. In return, CLP Power Hong Kong can charge tariffs designed to recover its costs including taxation and a net return on investment.

Non-Scheme of Control Business

CLP's Non-SoC businesses include investments in the electricity sector in the Chinese mainland and the Asia-Paciic region, as well as activities beyond the electricity business. These activities include: the redevelopment of CLP's properties in Hong Kong that are no longer in use for electricity purposes; the provision of engineering services and consultancy; telecommunication services as well as the research on sustainable development and emerging energy technologies. In this map of China, the light-coloured areas represent Mainland China, while yellow coloured area refers to Taiwan. ... BlackBerry 7100t Telecommunication refers to communication over long distances. ...


CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power Hong Kong):

  • The largest electric utility business in Hong Kong
  • 2.1 million customers in Kowloon, the New Territories, and most of the outlying islands - accounting for about 80% of the total population of Hong Kong
  • 8,263 megawatts (MW) of installed generating capacity including the right to use capacity at the Guangzhou Pumped Storage Power Station
  • Over 11,645 kilometres of transmission and distribution lines

CLP Power Asia Limited (CLP Power Asia): The territory of Hong Kong consists of a mainland area and 236 islands. ... The population of Hong Kong increased steadily over the last decade of the 1990s, reaching about 7. ... The megawatt (symbol: MW) is a unit for measuring power corresponding to one million (106) watts. ... Location within China Guangzhou is the capital of Guangdong Province in southern China. ...

CLP Telecommunications Limited (CLP TeleCom) Guangdong (Simplified Chinese: 广东; Traditional Chinese: 廣東; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuang-tung; Postal System Pinyin: Kwangtung or Canton Province, Jyutping: gwong2 dung1; Vietnamese: Quảng Đông), is a province on the south coast of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Shandong (Simplified Chinese: 山东; Traditional Chinese: 山東; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Shan-tung) is a coastal province of eastern Peoples Republic of China. ... ▶(?) (Chinese: 北京; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Pei-ching; Postal System Pinyin: Peking) is the capital of the Peoples Republic of China (PRC). ... Tianjin (Chinese: 天津; pinyin: ; Postal System Pinyin: Tientsin) is one of the four municipalities of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Hebei (Chinese: 河北; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Ho-pei; Postal System Pinyin: Hopeh) is a northern province of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Guizhou (Simplified Chinese: 贵州; Traditional Chinese: 貴州; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Kuei-chou; also spelled Kweichow) is a province of the Peoples Republic of China located in the southwestern part of the country. ... Shaanxi (Simplified Chinese: 陕西; Traditional Chinese: 陝西; pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Shan-hsi; Postal System Pinyin: Shensi, pronounced like Shahn-shee) is a north-central province of the Peoples Republic of China, and includes portions of the Loess Plateau on the middle reaches of the Yellow River as...

  • Pursues the carrier telecommunications businesses between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland

CLP Properties Limited (CLP Property):

  • Develops CLP's existing properties in Hong Kong no longer in use for electricity purposes
  • 2.1 million square feet (195,000 m²) of land developed in Hong Kong, principally at Laguna Verde, the site of the former Hok Un Power Station

CLP Engineering Limited (CLP Engineering):

  • Undertakes engineering projects in lighting services, customer installation, design, planning, construction, operation and maintenance of power plants, transmission and distribution systems in Hong Kong
  • Provides consultancy and technical training services

CLP Research Institute Limited (CLP Research Institute):

  • Supports operating subsidiaries of CLP with research on emerging technologies, environmental stewardship and sustainable development to improve the economic, environmental and social value of CLP's products and services
  • Collaborates with leading research institutions inside and outside of Hong Kong on issues of importance to local, regional and global communities

Hong Kong Nuclear Investment Company Limited (HKNIC) Sustainable development is a process of developing (land, cities, business, communities, etc) that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs according to the Brundtland Report, a 1987 report from the United Nations. ...

  • Owns 25% of Guangdong Nuclear Power Joint Venture Company, Limited (GNPJVC) which in turns owns the Guangdong Nuclear Power Station at Daya Bay.

See also

The Hon. ... Hongkong Electric (HKEx: 0006) is a power company in Hong Kong. ... Categories: Companies of Asia | Companies of China | Hong Kong ... Companies listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. ... The following is a list of Hong Kong-related topics. ...

External link

  • CLP Group website

  Results from FactBites:
China Light and Power - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (626 words)
CLP's power generation facilities in Hong Kong are owned by Castle Peak Power Company (CAPCO), a 40/60 partnership between CLP Power Hong Kong and ExxonMobil Energy.
CLP Power Hong Kong operates the power stations and transmits electricity to its 2.1 million customers via its solely owned 11,645 km transmission/distribution network that includes 11,861 substations.
CLP Power Hong Kong and CAPCO are governed by an SoC Agreement with the HKSAR Government.
China Light and Power’s debt to Asia's environment and peoples (634 words)
CLP continue to ignore the impacts of using this dirty energy source, instead of investing in a clean, sustainable renewable energy source like wind power.
If CLP were to switch their investment from dirty to clean energy, this would help to overturn the damage they had caused the environment and the peoples that live in and would help give us all a better future.
CLP is at the heart of the problem and their current plans will make things much worse.
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