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  • 20
    Dec

    Shell takes 49 per cent stake in S'pore solar energy developer

    The Business Times by NG REN JYE

    Singapore ROYAL Dutch Shell has taken a 49 per cent stake in Cleantech Solar, a Singapore-based developer of solar energy systems, with the possibility to increase its position after 2021. The sum was undisclosed, but in September 2018, Cleantech Solar… More

  • 11
    Dec

    Digester turns Singaporeans' food waste into fertiliser in just 24 hours

    The Straits Times by CHERYL TEH

    Take a tonne of rice, chicken, fish, noodles and other leftovers from the lunch of a few hundred people. Put all of that into a machine and, within 24 hours, that mountain of scrap will be turned into fertiliser for gardens. One such machine is now… More

  • 06
    Dec

    Study: Global CO2 emissions to hit record in 2018

    The Straits Times by DAVID FOGARTY

    Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) powered ahead this year, and are on course to reach a new record, deepening the challenge the world faces in trying to limit the impacts of climate change. CO2 is the main greenhouse gas that is heating up the… More

  • 05
    Dec

    Acromec joint venture to power new energy plant with chicken waste

    The Business Times by NISHA RAMCHANDANI

    Singapore A SUBSIDIARY of engineering-services provider Acromec is diversifying into the renewable-energy sector, having inked a letter of intent (LOI) with egg producer Chew's Group to operate a waste-to-energy power plant that will use chicken manure… More

  • 29
    Nov

    Collective action only way to battle global warming, say experts

    The Straits Times by CHANG AI-LIEN

    Individual actions - billions of them by billions of people each day - can have a significant impact on global warming. In fact, the only way to battle the predicament is for individuals, businesses, organisations and governments to work together to… More

  • 28
    Nov

    ESG factors in play; companies must take sustainability metrics seriously

    The Business Times

    SINCE the Singapore Exchange (SGX) mandated listed companies in 2016 to produce sustainability reports on a "comply or explain" basis, listed companies have been more proactive in publishing their reports. According to the latest Sustainability Reporting… More

  • 22
    Nov

    Singapore, Netherlands to share know-how on environment, water

    The Straits Times by LINETTE LAI & POLITICAL CORRESPONDENT IN AMSTERDAM

    Amsterdam has been battling floods since it was founded in the 13th century, and the Netherlands has become a leader in waste management and resource recovery. Singapore will now be able to better tap such expertise under a new agreement inked with… More

  • 16
    Nov

    Sanli wins S$54.3m deals to boost order book to S$134.4m

    The Business Times by TAY PECK GEK

    Singapore CATALIST-LISTED environment engineering firm Sanli Environmental has clinched S$54.3 million contracts, boosting its order book to S$134.4 million. The company in a press statement announced that the new contracts are for its two main business… More

  • 16
    Nov

    New portal helps firms pick best electricity package for savings

    The Straits Times

    A new electricity procurement portal launched by Singapore Exchange-backed Energy Market Company (EMC) is set to help businesses save on their electricity bills. EMC's PowerSelect online portal, which has 11 electricity retailers on board to date, serves… More

  • 15
    Nov

    Singapore must help lead change in oil sector

    The Business Times by GAURAV SHARMA

    THE end of the oil and gas industry as we know it has been predicted for many years as the planet turns towards renewables. What is little known, however, is that green energy's appeal isn't just environmental: it's also economic. A recent aggregation… More