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  • 19
    Jun

    KFC to go straw-free, cut use of plastic lids

    The Straits Times by CHARMAINE NG

    Fast-food chain KFC will no longer provide plastic straws or use plastic lids for drinks at its 84 outlets here from tomorrow. Its initiative to go green will save an estimated 17.9 tonnes of single-use plastics in a year, KFC announced yesterday. The… More

  • 14
    Jun

    Senoko Energy rolls out first solar energy project

    The Straits Times

    Senoko Energy launched its first solar energy project, with the rooftop installation of solar panels for mobility technology company Continental Automotive Singapore, the power generation player said yesterday. The solar panels were installed on three… More

  • 06
    Jun

    Sustainable development innovations on show

    The Straits Times by NOEL LOW

    Mushroom roots could one day form the structure of your house. The agricultural waste can be converted into a low-cost building material that is "stronger than concrete", Indonesia-based company Mycotech demonstrated at the Temasek Ecosperity Conference… More

  • 05
    Jun

    Keppel Land targets to cut carbon emission intensity

    The Business Times by ELYSSA TAN

    Singapore KEPPEL Land, the real estate arm of conglomerate Keppel Corp, has set a target to reduce carbon emission intensity to 40 per cent below 2010 level by 2030. This translates to a cumulative reduction of almost 140,000 tonnes of carbon emissions,… More

  • 05
    Jun

    Beyond branding: sustainable practices get real for businesses

    The Business Times by ELYSSA TAN

    Singapore THE green movement among corporates here appears to have shifted from branding exercise to action driven path, documented by concrete initiatives, with some spreading the message to the community as well. Henkel Singapore, besides having all… More

  • 04
    Jun

    10% of eligible Jurong homes have switched power retailers

    The Straits Times by AUDREY TAN

    Customised electricity plans have been an option for some households in Jurong for the past two months, although only a fraction of those eligible have opted to buy electricity from a retailer other than SP Services. Regulator Energy Market Authority… More

  • 01
    Jun

    Keppel Corp pledges to further reduce carbon emission

    The Business Times by ELYSSA TAN

    Singapore KEPPEL Corporation is aiming to achieve a 28.8 per cent reduction in carbon emissions intensity from 2010 levels by 2030, a target that was revealed in its 2017 Sustainability Report. This is in line with Singapore's Intended Nationally Determined… More

  • 02
    May

    Revolutionising the energy management market

    The Business Times by KOH EN LIN

    Singapore YOUR smart electricity meter is probably dumb, going by the standards of Alex Lau, the 45-year-old CEO of Anacle Systems. "The technology needed for a smart meter to send its readings back to itself was already available 30, 40 years ago,"… More

  • 30
    Apr

    Electricity retailers find a receptive audience

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    Singapore NEARLY a month after the Open Electricity Market (OEM) pilot started in Jurong, electricity retailers, who have been trying to outdo one another in prices and other benefits, say the response from residents have been positive and encouraging.… More

  • 27
    Apr

    DBS to bank on green energy for its ops

    The Straits Times by GRACIA LEE

    DBS is turning to renewable energy sources to power 40 per cent of its operations by the end of this year. That will be equivalent to the amount of energy needed to power more than 3,000 four-room HDB flats annually. The local bank said yesterday that… More