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Crown Coffee | Solar Feature

We sat down with old friends Keith Tan, Director of Crown Coffee, and Mazey Tan, our Senior Energy Consultant, to find out why he chose to go solar. The two have been through thick and thin over the last 10 years and now they celebrate their friendship over coffee brewed by the sun. Hear more…
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UFIT | Solar Feature

Introducing our new series of solar features for pioneering companies who are making the switch to clean energy. UFITis on a mission to transform people’s bodies, health and life. They are a dynamic community of experienced fitness coaches and motivated members who have recently joined the bright side of energy. We sat down with one…
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Matthew Peloso on Prestige’s 40 under 40 list (2016)

Finding room to grow in the increasingly crowded renewable-energy market meant offering consumers something new and three-year-old start-up Sun Electric did just that with its SolarSpace technology, which matches energy consumers with rooftop owners who can host power-generation capabilities. “I want to make it scalable and global even if it’s a tiny firm,” says CEO…
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Why You Should Go Solar in Singapore

As the dust settles from the recent United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21), nations around the world appear to be taking a tougher stance on climate change and its causes. Asia is at the forefront of initiatives that aim to turnaround climate change. As investment moves towards renewable solutions that reduce our dependency on fossil…
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23 September 2016 – SERIS Seminar

Electricity is nearly an unspoken commodity. We use it all the time but don’t always notice. The electricity sector has matured through a century of innovation into a new world of infotech and deregulation. Disruptive innovations are transforming the sector, and over the next decade new energy sources and smart grid technology will change the…
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24-28 October 2016 – Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW)

The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) is an annual week-long platform for energy professionals, policy-makers and commentators to share best practices within the global energy space. Organised by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), the Asian Energy Financial and Investment Conference under SIEW saw Asian and international energy leaders and financial decision-makers gather in Singapore. Sun…
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Today – Sun Electric brings solar power to local businesses

SINGAPORE — Providing an environmentally friendlier and potentially cheaper alternative to electricity fired by coal or natural gas, home-grown Sun Electric kicked off its first live distribution of solar power to local businesses on Monday (March 1). The solar-powered electricity is distributed through Singapore’s power grid and supplied by solar energy generators installed in collaboration…
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Place in The Sun

Sun Electric’s Matthew Peloso takes a crack at selling solar power in Singapore by matching owners of rooftop solar panels with consumers who want solar power but do not have the panels. Surrounded by shipping containers and large cranes, the JTC rooftop stands out with its rows of gleaming solar panels. The neatly arranged flat…
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Business – Up on the roof, there’s energy to be tapped

Breaking into markets traditionally dominated by big players can be daunting but solar energy company Sun Electric has proved it is up to the challenge. In the second of a four-part series on how smaller firms made their mark, Rennie Whang speaks to founder and chief executive, Dr Matthew Peloso, to find out how the…
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Singapore steps up alternative energy by feeding solar power into general grid

Singapore has begun to feed solar power into the retail electric grid for the first time, a move that aims to cut the dependence on imported crude and natural gas. Sun Electric and Singapore’s electricity regulator the Energy Market Authority (EMA) have jointly said electricity generated from roof top panels installed by Sun Electric is…
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