Power company chief executive John Ng says he’s always had green energy on his mind, ever since he started his career as a boiler engineer more than 35 years ago.
“I joined the power industry in 1985 … As a boiler engineer, we are supposed to make sure that the boiler is run at the most efficient manner,” he told CNBC’s “Managing Asia: Sustainable Future.”
Ng explained that while boilers tend to operate efficiently, they can expel heat and dust. “So, we have put in place sustainable dust capturing equipment … That’s how we started the power generation, making sure that whatever generated out into the atmosphere is as clean as possible,” he added.
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