City University of Hong Kong sponsed by CLP Power Hong Kong Limited to develop the CityU’s CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre which offers visitors an insprining and enlightening experience as they learn about the importance of low carbon energy to address the environmental challenges we face. The opening ceremony was held on 30 Oct 2017. I was honor to be invited by CityU Eminence Society to attend this ceremony and visit the centre.
In the beginning, Prof. Kuo Way (President, CityU) gave a welcome speech and he said that we all were looking at green energy which is factor of survivability of the Earth. The centre presented energy efficiency to the environment using sensitivity analysis and educating to public about green energy. He thanked CLP support not only on sponsorship but also expertise. We would become a good citizen in the community. He also discussed about University Ranking and he said “Ranking is not important because we are much better than Ranking.”
The guest of Honour was Mr. Wong Kam-sing, GBS, JP (Secretary for the Environment, HKSAR Government) and he gave a key speech. He said the last September was the hottest month in Hong Kong record indicating the impact of global warming. He encouraged and promoted the clean and renewable energy to community and to achieve environmental targets during the initial stage of the Hong Kong 2030 Study. He said we can decarbonization Hong Kong. His approach for Renewable Energy was “Promotion”, “Interaction” and “Innovation”. Lastly, he expected all of us supported their waste charging scheme.
Then Mr. Richard Lancaster (CEO, CLP Holding Hong Kong Limited) introduced the CityU’s CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre. The centre aims to serve as a public education platform to provide visitors an interesting and thought-provoking experience as they learn about the importance of low carbon energy in addressing the challenge of climate change. He said CLP worked with government for low carbon electricity production.
After that the Opening Ceremony started.
Group photo was taken.
Then I visited the CityU’s CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre. There are five themed zones including Z1-Climate Change and Fuel Choice, Z2-Renewable Energy, Z3-Natural Gas, Z4-Nuclear Power and Z5-Powering the Future.
I took some photos for sharing below.In Zone 2 – wind power
In Zone 4 – Daya Bay Pressurized Water Reactor type electricity generating units.
A 235˚ 3D Immersive Display System that took us inside a nuclear reactor and my photo was not out of focus because of 3D image.
It also demonstrated some CityU Research and Achievements.
CityU Eminence Society - http://www.cityues.org/
CityU’s CLP Power Low Carbon Energy Education Centre - http://www.cityu.edu.hk/lowcarbon/CLP education resource - https://www.clpgroup.com/NuclearEnergy/Eng/education1/resource_center.aspx