News

  • 04
    Mar

    Power grab in Singapore's electricity market could spur consolidation

    The Business Times by ANITA GABRIEL

    Singapore AS Singapore Power's monopoly in the electricity retail market for households winds down completely in May, consolidation among the 13 retailers may be inevitable as they jostle for the 1.4 million accounts up for grabs. Meanwhile, consumers… More

  • 22
    Feb

    Engie launches venture arm to help Asia-Pacific energy startups

    The Business Times by LYNETTE TAN

    Singapore FRENCH energy giant Engie has launched a strategic venture arm eyeing energy startups in the Asia-Pacific, and aims to provide them with access to industry expertise and funding. Engie Factory Asia-Pacific, as it has been named, said it is… More

  • 22
    Feb

    Plan to inject automation in food-waste collection

    The Straits Times by LESTER WONG

    The National Environment Agency (NEA) is calling for tenders for the installation and maintenance of an automated food-waste conveyance system at Our Tampines Hub (OTH) hawker centre. The pilot project is part of current food-wastage reduction and recycling… More

  • 21
    Feb

    Singapore's energy players to feel heat of carbon tax only marginally

    The Business Times by ANITA GABRIEL

    Singapore SINGAPORE's move to tax carbon-intensive industries could hurt energy players here, albeit marginally, and analysts expect the resultant burden of higher costs to be passed on to consumers. All the main producing plants in the power-generation… More

  • 11
    Feb

    Building a green Singapore

    The Straits Times by DEREK WONG

    In the concrete jungle of the Central Business District, a red flower-like structure stands out against the skyline. Called a wind scoop, it perches atop the 40-storey CapitaGreen and its "petals" draw in cooler, cleaner air that is funnelled through… More

  • 07
    Feb

    Support innovation in fight against plastic

    The Straits Times

    The economic perspective in terms of cost and benefits of the push to reduce the use of single-use plastics, as well as the need to be objective, has been well addressed ( The plastic poser for Singapore ; Feb 2). But this does not fully illustrate… More

  • 31
    Jan

    The sun is setting on ultra-cheap solar panels

    The Business Times by TSVETANA PARASKOVA

    SOLAR developers and investors may have to brace themselves for solar panel costs to start rising after a 30 per cent plunge last year. The period of ultra-cheap solar panels is over, according to the president of one of China's largest solar panel… More

  • 29
    Jan

    How companies are working towards sustainability

    The Straits Times

    With 81 per cent of companies surveyed feeling that sustainability is more important to their business today than five years ago, the Bain and Company report looks at various firms and what they have done to become more sustainable. ADIDAS The global… More

  • 23
    Jan

    $2m grant from next month to fund zero-waste initiatives

    The Straits Times by CHERYL TEH

    People looking to kick-start ground-up initiatives to drive waste reduction and recycling can bid for $2 million worth of funding from next month. Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor announced yesterday that the… More

  • 15
    Jan

    Thumb drive maker Trek invests US$3m in solar energy firm for 7.5% stake

    The Business Times by LYNETTE TAN

    Singapore THUMB drive maker Trek 2000 International has injected US$3 million into solar energy firm Terrenus Energy for a 7.5 per cent stake, in a bid to enter the renewable energy industry. Terrenus Energy was incorporated in Singapore in 2016 and… More