Secretary for Environment and Ecology and Legislative Council Members visit Towngas Tai Po Plant to learn more about hydrogen energy technology New2022-12-21
Town gas is composed of approximately 50% hydrogen, and we are now actively engaged in studying the extraction of hydrogen from our network. With 160 years of gas manufacturing experience, Towngas will continue providing Hong Kong with convenient, safe, stable, and cleaner energy and contribute to our target of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.
Recently, Mr. Tse Chin-wan, Secretary for Environment and Ecology and several Legislative Council Members have visited Tai Po Gas plant respectively to start a tour, to learn more about Towngas, such as the safety in gas production, energy development, decarbonisation progress, and the facility used for hydrogen extraction. On behalf of Towngas, Mr. Simon Ngo, the Head of Engineering – Hong Kong Utility, Mr. Daniel Fung, the Head of Strategy & Innovation and Commercial – Hong Kong Utility, and Mr. Don Cheng, the General Manager of the Commercial and Industrial Marketing and Sales Department hosted the visit. The secretary and members learned about the town gas production process and high-standard safety measures, while Towngas representatives also introduced and demonstrated the latest hydrogen extraction system installed in the Plant.