Analyses | Environment and energy | 2015-06-15 | Sing Tao

Knowledge means less power

‘Knowledge is power’ so it goes, but knowledge can also help us use less power. The Centre's weekly analysis shows that in recent years, electricity consumption per household has risen, while electricity-saving in offices has reached a bottleneck. More data, information and transparency would further promote energy conservation. Energy labels on appliances can help households make greener choices, while smart meters and the development of standards and expertise in energy-efficiency investments can encourage commercial buildings to go green.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.