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On Tuesday's Backchat - just a week before our Mayday special - we talk about the solar panel scheme. The administration has proposed a 'Feed-in Tariff' to encourage the private sector and the community to consider investing in distributed renewal energy - like solar. The power generated from your rooftop could be sold at a rate higher than the normal electricity tariff rate to the power companies to cover the cost of investments in the panels. Who might use this, and is it practical? Will the rules on illegal structures have to be loosened? If the scheme is to be successful, will it have to be simplified? If tariffs rise, is it fair? Call us with your comments on 23388266 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. After 9.20, is Uber insured?
24/04/2018 - 8:30-9:20 Solar Energy and Solar Panel Scheme
William Leung, Director, HKSolar.info
William Yu, Chief Executive Officer, World Green Organization; and Member, Energy Advisory Committee
Kevin Lo, Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Hong Kong Baptist University
Queenie Lee, Principal Assistant Secretary (Electricity Reviews), Environment Bureau