Consortium to develop carbon capture tech to curb Singapore’s emissions

The group includes oil giant Chevron and concrete producer Pan-United – it aims to shrink the carbon intensity of heavy industries such as energy, chemicals and construction

Singapore achieves 2020 target to deploy 350MW of solar

The country now generates enough clean energy to power about 60,000 households, according to a new report

Coronavirus ‘to cut 2020 oil and gas investments by $30bn’

Oil prices have slid by almost 25% this year on the back of lower demand and slower expected economic growth, according to Rystad Energy

Plans for new Asia-Pacific Offshore Wind Academy in Singapore

The Academy will provide educational services for the offshore wind industry in the region

Singapore’s Nexif Energy buys 94% stake in hydropower projects in Vietnam

Located in the Khanh Hoa province with a total capacity of 49MW, they will provide enough electricity to power 74,000 households

ENGIE to explore energy efficiency for industrial buildings in Singapore

It has signed a memorandum of understanding with industrial estate developer JTC to pilot advanced clean energy solutions

Could floating solar panels be the key to clean energy in Singapore?

The nation’s Housing and Development Board says the technology would be well-suited to the land-scarce city-state

Singapore confirms carbon tax from 2019

The Singapore Government has confirmed plans to implement a carbon tax from 2019. The tax rate will start at $5 (£2.7) per tonne of greenhouse gas emissions until 2023, following which it will increase to between $10 (£5.4) and $15 (£8) per tonne of emissions by 2030. Announcing the plans as part of the Budget, […]

New deal boosts energy access in and around Singapore

An agreement has been signed to improve energy access in Singapore, South-East Asia and the Pacific. Schneider Electric, ENGIE Lab and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) have agreed to boost infrastructure in off-grid areas with a series of microgrids. The joint initiative will form part of the existing Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator in Singapore (REIDS) project […]

Singapore to impose carbon tax from 2019

Singapore plans to impose a carbon tax in the next two years in an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. That means power producers and large carbon emitters will have to pay a tax for each tonne of carbon they release. The government states the carbon price “will generally be applied upstream, for example, on power stations […]