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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...


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Schneider Electric and Engie Take Next Step on Southeast Asia’s Largest Hybrid Microgrid

Elisa Wood, Microgrid Knowledge Summary Schneider Electric and Engie, both members of IDEA, have completed the first phase of installing assets for Southeast Asia’s largest hybrid microgrid, a project in Singapore. Located on Semakau Island, the microgrid is meant to serve as a model for...


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Potential of district cooling in hot and humid climates

This paper was published in Applied Energy, Volume 208 and made available online October 23, 2017. Summary Efficiently utilizing energy that is currently being wasted can significantly increase energy efficiency of the system, as well as reduce the carbon footprint. In hot climates with...


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Reducing Carbon Impact in Singapore Through On-Site Trigeneration and Biofuels

Speakers Brian Griffith & Jason Kirkpatrick, Skidmore, Owings, and Merril #AnnualConference #ConferenceProceeding #2014 #Sustainability #RenewableEnergy #SkidmoreOwingsandMerrill #Biofuel #Singapore #China

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ExxonMobil opens third cogeneration power plant in Singapore

Jessica Jaganathan, Reuters Summary U.S. oil major ExxonMobil officially opened its third cogeneration power plant in Singapore on Thursday on the site of its Jurong refinery, increasing its total cogeneration capacity in the city-state by nearly a quarter. The new 84 megawatt cogeneration...


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3 firms winning in Singapore’s sustainable business space

Robin Hicks, Eco-Business August 8, 2017 Summary A prosperous, sheltered dot in the heart of tropical Southeast Asia, Singapore is typically spared the wrath of nature even as its neighbours are routinely afflicted by earthquakes, cyclones, floods and droughts. But the city-state is not...


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Local technology to help National Day Parade audience stay cool

Cheow Sue-Ann, The Straits Times July 27, 2017 Summary SINGAPORE - As the excitement for the National Day Parade (NDP) heats up, spectators at the performance can look forward to staying cool. For the first time, some sections of the audience will be able to enjoy cooler air during the day -...


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New grid system to manage energy use in Singapore

Siau Ming En, Today Online July 22, 2017 Summary SINGAPORE — Research money will be channelled towards the ways Singapore could be using energy in the future, by managing the country’s gas, solar and thermal energy under a smarter energy grid system. This was revealed after the 10th Research,...


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Global Cooperation Agreement Memorandum of Understanding Signing at IDEA2017

Representatives from Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, Germany/European Union, Japan, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States come together to sign the Global Cooperation Agreement Memorandum of Understanding at IDEA’s 108th Annual Conference and Trade Show. Global...


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World’s Biggest Underground District Cooling Network Now at Marina Bay

Liyana Othman, Today Online March 2, 2016 Summary SINGAPORE — An underground district cooling network, touted to be the world’s largest, is now in operation at Marina Bay. The cooling plant’s operations were formally commissioned by the Singapore District Cooling (SDC), a subsidiary of...