About the Event:
It is vital to Hong Kong’s continuing
success that CLP Power Hong Kong Limited meets this growing demand and
continues to provide a reliable power supply to our 2.4 million customers in
Kowloon and the New Territories.
Being a responsible power company, it
is equally important to lower emissions and encourage customers to save
energy. CLP is introducing Demand Side
Management programmes to provide timely and useful energy consumption data to
help customers better manage their energy use and achieve a greener lifestyle.
are a transformational technology, enabling Utilities to engage customers with
their energy use: building their energy literacy; empowering them to save
energy and lower their bills; facilitating demand response events; and helping
to further improve the safety, reliability, productivity and environmental
impacts of energy supply. Globally many of the leading economies such as
China, the USA and Canada, UK, Europe, Japan, and more recently Singapore have
committed to the move towards Smart Meters. In May this year,
CLP launched its own Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) pilot
with about 4,400 customers to understand the costs, challenges and
benefits associated with implementing AMI in Hong Kong.
This presentation will provide you with an introduction to Smart Meters; why
this global trend is so important to all of us; and an overview of CLP’s Smart
About the Speaker:
Mr. Wayne Pales,
Head of Smart Grid
CLP Power Hong Kong
Mr. Wayne Pales has worked in the
energy industry for over twelve years, during which, he has held
numerous positions for various gas and electric utilities and performed key
roles in the introduction of full retail contest ability into Australia; mergers
and demergers; and various business transformation programs.
In 2009, Mr. Pales joined CLP Power
Hong Kong Limited and for the first few years was responsible for setting its
technology and cyber security direction before moving to head the Smart Grid
Program Organisation in early 2012.
Wayne is now tasked with identifying Smart Grid solutions that will
bring value to CLP Power’s customers in Hong Kong and is specifically focused
on demand side management technologies such as Smart Meters.
Ms. Antonia Cheung,
InterCEL Group is a designer and manufacturer of wireless communication
solutions. The Group is one of the market leaders in providing communication
capabilities to the smart meter industries in China, Australia, New Zealand and
the United Kingdom.
Ms. Antonia Cheung was trained in the finance and legal sectors. She
originally joined the wireless communications industry as a business consultant
and became the CEO of InterCEL Group over 8 years ago. At the time, the Group
was very much a technology driven organization that focused on industrial
applications. Since then, Antonia has broadened the corporate outlook to
encompass the average consumer’s needs which, in turn, help shape industry
requirements. The Group launched its separate consumer brand in Home Energy
Management Systems in 2012.