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    Australian waste-to-energy firm Anergy sets up global HQ in Singapore

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    Singapore AUSTRALIAN waste-to-energy firm Anergy has set up its global headquarters in Singapore, in order to grow and develop on the international stage. The firm, established in Bunbury in Western Australia in 2016, has a technology which turns waste… More

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    Local banks need to match S'pore's green push

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    AS Singapore designates 2018 to be the Year of Climate Action, there has been much talk about how the country can play a role in leading the fight against climate change. The government has received some 70,000 pledges, including some by companies pledging… More

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    Acromec inks MOU to build waste-to-energy plant

    The Business Times by LEE MEIXIAN

    Singapore ENGINEERING firm Acromec on Tuesday announced that its 80 per cent subsidiary, Acropower, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with HL Plus for Acropower to build, own and operate an organic waste-to-energy plant. This will be located… More

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    Clear, reliable policy direction in Asean needed to attract renewables investment: IRENA

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    Singapore SOUTH-EAST Asian countries need to set clear policy and regulatory frameworks for investors to want to invest in renewable energy, according to the top official of International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The costs of renewable energy… More

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    Shell plans solar panels for its Singapore units

    The Business Times by ANDREA SOH

    Singapore ROYAL Dutch Shell will be installing solar panels at its petrol stations in Singapore, and could also do the same for its refining and petrochemical complex here - its largest in the world, according to a top official. "We're thinking about… More

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    French energy firm Engie to invest S$80m in Singapore innovation centre, create 170 jobs

    The Business Times by NAVIN SREGANTAN

    Singapore FRENCH utility company Engie will invest S$80 million in Singapore over the next five years to develop an innovation centre, and drive digital initiatives and technical competencies in energy efficiency for the region, it said on Thursday.… More

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    Waste to potable water - S'pore's solution to world's water problems

    The Business Times by NG JOO HEE

    ON this World Water Day, it is a sad fact that a large swathe of humanity continues to be thirsty. Number six of the United Nation's 17 sustainable development goals (SDG) calls for ensuring the "availability and sustainable management of water and… More

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    Carbon tax Bill passed amid competitiveness concerns

    The Straits Times by AUDREY TAN

    As the first country in South-east Asia to put a price on carbon emissions, Singapore could run the risk of becoming less competitive than countries with no such tax, said some MPs as they asked for more details about the impending carbon tax. Yet,… More

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    What does economics have to do with the environment?

    The Straits Times by EUSTON QUAH

    To what extent are environmental problems economic problems? And if so, how can economic instruments be used to tackle these problems? To answer this, one must understand the nature of an economic problem. An economic problem is one that has the characteristic… More

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    OCBC pumps S$87,000 into six green projects

    The Business Times by RACHEL MUI

    Singapore OCBC is forking out S$87,000 to fund six ground-up proposals addressing environmental issues in Singapore. These efforts range from waste-management solutions to restoring the environment and enhancing biodiversity. Launched in July 2017,… More