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Arabian Venture Forum

The Arabian Venture Forum (AVF) is an initiative aimed at supporting the venture capital landscape in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region by connecting international and local VC firms with high-profile technology-based start-ups. Capitalizing on the success of 2015 forum, the AVF 2016 will be a two-day event where venture capitalists from around the globe…
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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Going Solar in Singapore

As the Solar energy industry experiences unprecedented growth, many companies like UFIT, The Chope Group and Tiger Sky Tower are turning to solar power to meet their energy needs. Here are five things that you didn’t know about going solar in Singapore. You don’t need a roof to go solar Sun Electric links energy consumers (that…
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Smart Summit Asia 2016

The Smart Summit is a 2 day conference and exhibition. Covering the Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem and its impact on the digital society. Smart Summit Asia covers topics such as Smart Home, Smart Cities and Industrial Internet of Things in as much detail. Each track (summit) features over 20 unique and topical sessions. Gain…
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Chope | Solar Feature

Be their guest! Booking a table at your favourite restaurant has never been so easy. The founders of The Chope Group saw a gap in the market, born from their own frustrations of the restaurant booking process. Now they are proudly bringing more diners to Singapore restaurants and are embracing technology at every step of…
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Six local cleantech SMEs get a $2.5m boost from JTC and SPRING to test-bed sustainable technologies

Newly opened JTC CleanTech Two @ CleanTech Park continues to support the R&D and test-bedding of new capabilities Six local SMEs from the clean technology (cleantech) industry will receive JTC Corporation (JTC) and SPRING Singapore’s support to test-bed their new sustainable technologies and solutions. Under the first wave of the JTC-SPRING Joint Grant Call for…
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Helios PV kicks off 3.3 MWp photovoltaic installations in Singapore

Highlights: Helios strategically turning on 3.3 MWp in phased installations through Q4 2016 – Q1 2017 for supply of solar to energy consumers all over Singapore The installation is tapping into the SolarSpaceTM platform, Singapore’s first solar energy distribution program Solar firm in partnership with new REITs as suppliers of energy to the SolarSpaceTM program…
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ABC Carbon Newsletter Feature

Singapore is setting the solar pace to show other Southeast Asia cities what’s possible with the world’s largest floating solar test-bed; ramping up PV panel installations on 636 housing board rooftops and 31 Government sites; Sun Electric’s Matthew Peolso says its “disruptive” approach to solar financing is enabling it to “power ahead”, connecting solar producers with consumers and building…
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Simone Mirl | Team Feature

Simone Mirl is Sun Electric’s project manager. Known for breaking out into song and dance randomly, Simone shares with us her views on solar, where the trends are going and some exciting things she is working on. 1. You’re the Project Manager at Sun Electric. Can you tell us a little bit about your role?…
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Sky Tower | Solar Feature

Feel like getting high? High up in the sky that is. You can catch panoramic views across Singapore, Sentosa and the Southern Islands from Asia’s tallest freestanding observation tower at the Tiger Sky Tower. They have recently made the switch to solar electricity and Alexander Melchers, Director of Sky Tower Pte Ltd, shares with us…
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Jeff Vezina | Team Feature

Jeff Vezina is Sun Electric’s Chief Technology Officer, a total tech whiz at heart, he is the man behind all of our technology. He shares with us how he see’s the company, where he sees the industry going and why he chose to work in solar. 1. You’re the CTO at Sun Electric. Can you…
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