HK wants clean air, won’t pay

HONG KONG, October 1 — A survey commissioned by Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post found that while 81% of 400 respondents supported renewable energy development to improve air quality, only 24% were prepared to accept higher electricity tariffs to fund cleaner power generation.
The discrepancy shows the financial difficulties Hong Kong’s government and utilities will face in updating Hong Kong’s power generation facilities beyond pre-agreed targets.

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Content creator and former Risk journalist with a passion for clean technology and public health. 20 years covering power and energy markets, now focussed on sustainable urban growth and solutions to local air pollution.
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