CEM hosts energy-saving seminar

Electricity utility supplier CEM recently hosted an ‘experience-sharing seminar on energy-saving’ with the Office for the Energy Development Sector, in which representatives from the hotel industry exchanged opinions on best practices and experiences. Some 70 people attended the seminar in the Macau Science Centre. In his welcoming speech, CEM executive director Jorge Vieira said that the company has been organising the ‘Macau Energy Saving Competition’ since 2009. Over 50 million kWh of power has been saved during the past five years, of which the hotel category has saved more than 37 million kWh. Despite a growing number of tourists, the hospitality industry is managing to lower power consumption, proving that the industry is concerned about energy conservation, the company said. Four local hotel representative were present at the seminar. In addition, Mr. Vieira voiced his hope that participants in every category could make bigger achievements this year.