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How these 'ecocities' make environmental living a reality

Isabella O'Malley, The Weather Network Summary Geothermal-heated sidewalks and efficient public transit powered by bioenergy might sound too good to be true, but for some ecocities this is just a normal part of commuting to work. As developing regions accumulate wealth and develop into...


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Air-con addicted Singapore seeks new ways to escape urban heat trap

Robin Hicks, Eco-Business Singapore uses more air-conditioning per person than any country in Southeast Asia, and is projected to use 73 per cent more energy on cooling from 2010 to 2030. Image: Eco-Business Summary Singapore is trapped in a vicious circle caused by urbanisation,...


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EMA, Enterprise Singapore launch grant call for local enterprises to develop solar energy solutions

Vivien Shiao, The Business Times Summary THE Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Enterprise Singapore have jointly launched a grant call for local enterprises to develop solutions in deploying solar energy and optimising energy consumption. The inaugural joint grant call also seeks to build up...


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Keppel wins initial design contract for cooling system plant in Jurong Innovation District

Kenneth Lim, The Business Times Summary KEPPEL Corp's infrastructure arm has clinched a S$275,000 contract for the initial design phase for a new district cooling system plant in the Jurong Innovation District. The contract, awarded by JTC Corp to Keppel DHCS, could lead to a contract for the...


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District Cooling Services Supply Code

Summary Under the District Cooling Act, EMA has issued the District Cooling Services Supply Code for the regulation of activities and conduct in the district cooling. The Code sets out the minimum standards of performance that must be met in the provision of district cooling services. The...

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SP Group signs research agreement with S'pore Institute of Technology for Punggol multi-energy micro-grid

Andrea Soh, The Business Times Summary GRID operator SP Group, which is building the first micro-grid on mainland Singapore at the new Punggol campus for the Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT), on Monday signed a research agreement with the institution. Both will work on research...


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

NAVIN SREGANTAN, The Business Times Dr Beh Swan Gin, chairman of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), with Isabelle Kocher, chief executive officer of ENGIE. PHOTO: ENGIE ASIA PACIFIC Summary FRENCH utility company Engie, a member of IDEA, will invest S$80 million in Singapore...


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SRC completes US$500m upgrade on Jurong Island

Andrea Soh, The Business Times Summary SINGAPORE Refining Company (SRC), the smallest of Singapore's three refineries, has completed its new petrol clean fuels facility and cogeneration plant on Jurong Island costing US$500 million. The project, which received final investment decision in...


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Singapore Is Creating a Subterranean Master Plan

Gregory Scruggs, Next City Summary Yingxin Zhou works as a mining engineer in a country with no mines. He’s from Singapore, a city-state of 5.6 million residents spread over just 277 square miles. “We don’t have gold, oil, or diamonds,” he said at this week’s World Urban Forum 9 . “But we...


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How to approach green construction in the tropical zone

Baerbel Epp, Solar Thermal World Photo: BCA Summary While nearly zero energy projects in Europe focus on reducing heat demand, green buildings in tropical Singapore require lower cooling loads. To study and discuss methods to meet cooling needs, construction and energy experts from all...