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Need for speed in green efforts

Last week, a major UN report showed just how urgent the fight against climate change has become.

The leaked draft report said the world is in danger of breaching the toughest temperature limit agreed in the 2015 Paris climate pact by mid-century. Bottom line: Only radical energy and transport policies can prevent that, meaning large and rapid changes to national economies.

The Paris ...more

PUB sets aside up to $30m for water treatment solutions

National water agency PUB has launched three requests for proposals (RFPs) on water treatment solutions, setting aside up to $30 million for them.

Announcing this yesterday, it invited industry technology providers and researchers to develop solutions that will improve the effectiveness of Singapore's water treatment processes and operations, and ensure water sustainability.

The ...more

Electricity market to sizzle in 2018 with new elements

Singapore

A FULLY liberalised electricity market, an upcoming carbon tax and new electricity products are set to drive a new wave of energy consciousness among consumers and businesses in the years ahead.

As generation companies and independent retailers gear up for battle in 2018, some of the options being bandied include bundling electricity contracts with telcos and credit cards, ...more

Green electricity catches on in S'pore

Singapore

GREEN is the new gold. Nudged by a looming carbon tax, power generation companies are muscling their way into the solar sector, and electricity retailers are serving up new types of green electricity plans.

Power generation companies took a firm step into Singapore's solar sector last year through acquisitions and power purchase agreements, as the carbon tax threatens to ...more

NUS team develops water-based air-conditioner

A "green" air-conditioning system that harnesses water to cool the surrounding air could, in a couple of years, replace those that use chemical compounds which also deplete the ozone in the atmosphere.

This alternative also does not require a compressor. Together, the features make it a world first.

Researchers at the National University of Singapore (NUS) have developed a bulky ...more
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