Splendid Isolation

Splendid Isolation

Built on a stretch of barren land in Hong Kong, the Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre was connected to the power grid in around two months thanks to the technical expertise provided by CLP Power engineers.

Built on a stretch of barren land in Hong Kong, the Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre was connected to the power grid in around two months thanks to the technical expertise provided by CLP Power engineers.

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When the Hong Kong government built a 1,500-room quarantine centre on a barren corner to prevent #COVID19 outbreak, CLP Power rose to the challenge by connecting it to the grid to make it habitable in a matter of just weeks. https://bit.ly/2Nh2igz #CLPGroup #CLPsustainability
Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 8:20am

CAMPAIGN: CLP | Supporting Communities

CONTENT: Article

Extreme situations call for extreme solutions – particularly when the world is in the grip of a devastating pandemic and lives depends upon fast, decisive action.

So, when the Hong Kong government created a quarantine centre to stop the spread of the disease, CLP Power rose to the challenge and provided the technical expertise to make it possible in record time.

Built on a stretch of barren land on Lantau Island, the Penny’s Bay Quarantine Centre was connected to the power grid in around two months thanks to the extraordinary efforts of a team of dedicated CLP Power engineers.

The first two phases of the facility, providing a total of 1,500 quarantine units, were completed in July and September 2020, giving engineers a matter of just weeks in each case to provide a power supply to what had previously been undeveloped land without any power or basic infrastructure…

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