Smart Environment

Smart Environment

Promoting green and intelligent buildings; managing electrical grid with smart technology; increasing the efficiency of waste management; enhancing pollution management by using remote sensors; improving energy efficiency in commercial settings, etc.

Smart Environment

1. Green and Intelligent Buildings

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Promoting green and intelligent buildings
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Promote and support households to utilise smart home mobile apps to monitor household energy consumption and set targets
  • Use of Building Information Modelling cum Asset Management system for intelligent building operation and maintenance and potential energy saving
  • Retro-commissioning of existing buildings by
    • Encouraging constant review of electrical and mechanical (E&M) system performance
    • Leveraging technology for rejuvenating E&M plants for energy efficiency

2. Smart Grid

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Managing electrical grid with smart technology
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Study pilot schemes to determine the method to pursue smart grid technology
Medium Term Initiatives (2021-2025)
  • Consider designing and undertaking pilot smart grid technology projects
Long Term Initiatives (2026-2030+)
  • Review smart grid technology projects and determine feasibility for expansion

3. Intelligent Waste Management

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Increasing the efficiency of waste management
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Assess and consider the implementation of additional strategic and regional waste facilities
  • Provide more recycling bins to support the Municipal Solid Waste charging scheme
  • Assess the impact and success of Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Fund project to provide a centralised platform to consolidate all efforts in food surplus recycling and identify further improvement opportunities
  • Assess the need for an integrate, city-wide waste management plan
  • Consider measures to reduce or discourage the use of one-time disposable products
  • Increase the public’s environmental awareness and participation in city greening activities by providing incentives
Medium Term Initiatives (2021-2025)
  • Enhance recycling infrastructure to promote closed-loop waste management and improve the efficiency of recycling and uptake
  • Review and enhance the implementation of waste charging scheme
  • Consider the implementation of an integrated city-wide waste management
Long Term Initiatives (2026-2030+)
  • Continue to enhance the recycling infrastructure
  • Refine and continue to expand waste-to-energy processes

4. Pollution Management

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Enhancing pollution management by using remote sensors
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Consider the roadmap to implement remote sensing technology to detect and measure three-dimensional pollution distributions
  • Consider plans to incorporate sensors for water pollution detection
  • Consider and assess construction materials recycling/reuse programmes
Medium Term Initiatives (2021-2025)
  • Explore feasibility of remote technologies like sensors to detect pollution
Long Term Initiatives (2026-2030+)
  • Implement the use of sensors to detect pollution on a city-wide basis

5. LED Lighting

  1. Do you agree that the proposed short-medium-long term initiatives can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?


  2. Do you agree these short-medium-long term initiatives are appropriate?


  3. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the short-medium-long term initiatives?

Initiatives
   
Comments
Improving energy efficiency in commercial settings
Short Term Initiatives (2017-2020)
  • Encourage the use of LED lighting and retrofitting of existing lights in commercial settings to improve energy efficiency

Overall Comments for Smart Environment


  1. Do you agree that those projects and initiatives of Smart Environment proposed in the consultancy study report can facilitate the development of smart city in Hong Kong?
  2. Any suggestions for the Government to consider regarding the Smart Environment?

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