. Electricity supports our day-to-day activities and stimulates our economic development. It is the government`s long-standing policy to ensure that community electricity needs are met safely, reliably, efficiently and at reasonable prices, while minimizing the environmental impact of electricity generation. The SSCA helps the government achieve these energy goals . . . All the time was powered by CLP and HEC in Hong Kong. The two electricity companies have their respective power lines, including production facilities, transmission and distribution networks. The first SCA was signed in 1964. Since then, features have been added to ACSs over the years to improve their functioning and better achieve energy policy objectives.
The current SSCA has been signed in 2017 for a period of approximately 15 years and will expire at the end of 2033. Information and Consultation Agreement with the Hong Kong and China Gas Company Ltd. (PDF VERSION) Novation Deed in relation to Scheme of Control Agreement (SCA) with: The current and the previous two SCAs have been uploaded to the website of the Environment Bureau for public access via the following link: The SCAs are the tools for the government to regulate the electricity-related financial affairs of the power companies and to monitor reliability and environmental performance in providing electricity. SCAs do not give companies exclusive rights to supply electricity and are not franchisees. On the contrary, they set the rights and obligations of companies and the returns of their shareholders. The government oversees corporate electricity-related financial issues through business development plans, as well as annual rate reviews and audit reviews conducted in conjunction with them. Business performance is also limited to an authorized rate as a percentage of their fixed assets.