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Electricity fee increase|Li Haoran raised an urgent question and was rejected, advocating to set a cap on fuel fee and introduce competition

2022-11-30T10:40:57.627Z

Member of the Legislative Council of the Election Committee, Li Haoran, raised an urgent question on the price increase of the two electricity, but was rejected by the Chairman of the Legislative Council, Leung Kwan-yen, on the grounds that it was not in line with the urgent nature. Li Haoran said today (30th) that according to the agreement between the government and the two power



Member of the Legislative Council of the Election Committee, Li Haoran, raised an urgent question on the price increase of the two electricity, but was rejected by the Chairman of the Legislative Council, Leung Kwan-yen, on the grounds that it was not in line with the urgent nature.

Li Haoran said today (30th) that according to the agreement between the government and the two power companies, the two power companies must ensure the reliability of power supply, but the current government has stated that it will not increase the price or make the power supply unstable. Do not respect the spirit of the contract.


Li Haoran pointed out that the current agreement allows the two power companies to adjust their charging levels through the fuel price fee, which in disguise encourages the two power companies to explore ways to reduce costs without the need for a global energy crisis, and directly transfer all costs to the public, urging the government to negotiate with the two power companies , adding a fuel price adjustment clause to the agreement to cap the account.

He urged the government to ask the two power companies to slow down some capital projects, reduce capital expenditures, and ensure that the future development plans of the two power companies are in sync with the actual economic situation in Hong Kong, so as to avoid the two power companies taking advantage of policy loopholes to excessively increase the net value of fixed assets and "robbing the poor" in disguise. Jifu".

He said that the monopoly operation model of Hong Kong Electric Power has lasted for many years, and the government should actively study the introduction of competition to improve power supply efficiency and reduce electricity prices.

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Source: hk1

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