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CLP Holdings (中電集團)

CLP Holdings Ltd is a publicly listed energy company headquartered in Hong Kong, China. In 2019, its revenue was US$10.99 billion and installed capacity was 19 GW. It is present across five markets in the Asia-Pacific region, including India. CLP has a comprehensive transition plan but needs to increase its climate ambition and phase out coal earlier.

Ranking position
#13 /50
Total score
9.7 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-50)


2.3 /4 #11

Material Investment

1.8 /7 #31

Intangible Investment

0.0 /2 #19


3.1 /4 #3

Policy Engagement

1.0 /1 #1

Business Model

1.5 /2 #14

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities


CLP is awarded a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely worsen. The reduction of CLP’s emissions intensity from 740 gCO2e/kWh in 2018 to 700 gCO2e/kWh in 2019 was aligned with its well-below 2-degree pathway. However, the company is not expected to maintain this rate of decarbonisation, as it plans to keep its large high-emitting, coal-fired generation assets open into the 2030s. CLP is committed to strengthening its climate targets every five years and intends to track its progress against a well-below 2-degree science-based target. This could increase the speed of its low-carbon transition. However, CLP is behind on achieving its renewable capacity target of 20% in 2020. The company will therefore need to upgrade its low-carbon investment and low-carbon targets.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

See results for

  1. 2021
  2. 2023

More about the company

Hong Kong, China
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Group revenue
US$10.99 billion (2019)
Installed capacity
19 GW (2019)