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Space tight SMEs tap solar power under new programme

SMALL and medium enterprises (SMEs) without their own rooftop space are now jumping on the solar power bandwagon, after local solar firm Sun Electric introduced a new business model separating the generation of solar power from its consumption. This comes after Apple also signed a deal in November last year to receive power generated by…
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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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CNA – Solar-generated electricity distributed through Singapore’s power grid

SINGAPORE: Sun Electric, the first solar energy company to obtain an electricity retail license in the Republic, announced on Monday (Feb 29) the first live distribution of solar-generated electricity to its seven local customers through the Republic’s power grid. Since a month ago, seven local SMEs – including The Chope Group, Pilatique, Seagift and Sky…
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Reuters – Singapore feeds first solar power into retail grid to reduce emissions

Singapore on Monday announced it had begun to feed solar power into its retail electric grid for the first time, as it seeks to reduce emissions and prepares to fully liberalize its electricity market. Singapore, one of the sunniest cities in the world, generates almost all its power from imported natural gas, with solar fuelling…
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Dr Matthew Peloso on Channel NewsAsia Perspectives

Dr Matthew Peloso was invited to speak on the panel of Channel NewsAsia’s flagship discussion programme Perspectives. Joined by Professor Phil Taylor from Newcastle University, Armin Bruck from Siemens, and Sohail Hasnie from the Asian Development Bank, the panel discussed the topic of “Fueling a Smart Energy Economy” and what needs to happen in terms of policies…
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27-28 October 2015 – 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. Matthew…
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Dr Matthew Peloso featured on Scoot commemorative SG50 inflight magazine

Dr Matthew Peloso was selected as one of 20 Singapore industry leaders and head of brands to be featured in Scoot’s commemorative magazine insert and airplane livery. In the article, Dr Matthew Peloso shared about Sun Electric’s achievements in 2015 and his vision to provide consumers with access to clean and renewable solar energy. He…
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New rooftop sign-ups for SolarSpace, Singapore’s new Solar Energy platform

Highlights: Sun Electric extends its SolarSpace program with an new wave of building owners Singaporeans can now buy solar energy directly from Sun Electric Building owners can make their rooftops part of Sun Electric’s green ecosystem Sun Electric, the first local solar energy firm to receive a retail license in Singapore, will begin to operate…
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SGX Electricity Futures – Consumer Seminar

SINGAPORE – The Singapore Exchange (SGX) hosted a panel of energy professionals in July 2015 to discuss the development of the SGX electricity futures market and its potential benefits for the consumer. Moderated by Oliver Hsieh, head of KPMG Singapore’s Commodity & Energy Risk Management team, the topic sparked a thorough and interactive dialogue between…
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Sun Electric announces a suite of clean energy products for contestable energy consumers

Singapore: June 30th, 2015 Highlights: Singaporeans can now buy solar energy direct via SP Services or Sun Electric Products provide an ability for consumers to select their required clean energy amounts when selecting products Sun Electric will use the newly launched Electricity Futures market to structure some of the products Sun Electric, the first local solar energy…
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