Consulting Services for Hong Kong Government on Monitoring of Electricity Supply Companies in Hong Kong and Related Aspects of Electricity Supply

START- COMPLETED:     2008 - 2010 and 2001 - 2004
CLIENT: Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD), Government of Hong Kong SAR (USPC work was as subconsultant to SMEC, Australia (2008-10) and to Nexant Inc., USA (2001-04). USPC senior staff have been conducting these assessments for Hong Kong since 1990.

WORK SCOPE: USPC has been providing technical analyses for the Government of Hong Kong on the proper oversight of the two utilities in Hong Kong SAR: CLP Power Hong Kong Ltd. and Hongkong Electric Company Ltd. Both utilities operate under a Scheme of Control Agreement with the Government.

USPC was a key participant in the consultancy teams based on its long term acquaintance with Hong Kong and its specific expertise in power sector planning, plant operations, power & fuels technology topics, global experience in utility restructuring, in-depth acquaintance with advanced power systems applications suited to Hong Kong and knowledge of energy-sector structures worldwide. :

In 2008 – 2010, USPC conducted task assignments and studies for Hong Kong in the following areas:

  • Price Forecasting for Utility Fuels Used in Hong Kong (natural gas, oil and coal);
  • Development of Comparative Performance Indicators for a Hong Kong utility relative to Performance Indicators used for world-class utilities;
  • Economic and Technical Assessment of Nuclear Derived Power Supply to Hong Kong by extension of a nuclear power supply contract with a nuclear plant operator in China;
  • Gas Transmission by submarine pipeline from China (Dachan island) to Hong Kong power plant;
  • Assessment  of Foreseeable LNG Spot Prices versus prices for base load natural gas supply to Hong Kong

In 2001 – 2004, USPC conducted task assignments and studies for Hong Kong in the following areas:

  •  Power system engineering and planning;
  •  Demand-side management and energy conservation and environmental compliance;
  • Electricity sector benchmarking and market development.

SERVICES PROVIDED: USPC provided a variety of services involving power-and-fuels sectors technical studies, power system planning and demand forecasting, cost/benefit and economic evaluations, financial analyses and utility industry performance comparisons to benchmark Hong Kong utilities’ performance to peer and top performing utilities groups in United States, Europe, and Asia.

Click here to view pictures of Hong Kong Consultancy Services prior work

Click here to go back

Copyright 2012 U.S. Power Consult LLC. All rights reserved.