An energy company in Hong Kong is looking to add offshore wind energy to its mix to help meet a growing demand for renewable energy, as limited land in the city poses a challenge to building renewable energy capacity.

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CEO of CLP, Richard Lancaster, said in a media briefing last week, “When you look at land being quite a valuable and a scarce resource. That leads you to think, well, what about the water? “It is much more economic now to build offshore wind than it was 10 years ago.”

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In a statement, CLP said, “We are continuing to consider the project’s feasibility with new turbines which are more effective at the relatively modest wind speeds seen in Hong Kong waters.”