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Singapore boosting efforts to develop clean energy

With demand for energy in Asia expected to more than double by 2035, Singapore can establish itself as a centre for "clean technology".

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Singapore to grow thought leadership in cleantech

SINGAPORE, which is becoming increasingly attractive for international clean technology (cleantech) companies, now hopes to grow in thought leadership in the sector by setting up a Sustainable Energy Centre of Excellence (SECOE).

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All eyes on energy as Paris talks loom

Energy production and consumption emit twice the greenhouse gases of other sectors, and will be crucial to a successful climate agreement. Ahead of the Asia Clean Energy Summit, experts weigh in on how clean, low-carbon energy can be the new nor

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PV Asia Financial Summit

The PV Asia Financial Summit had a full day programme packed with panels discussing hot topics of the industry: the solar market in Asia, project financing in Asia, innovative financing solutions, and building a quality PV project.

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Solarising Singapore

Potential solar adopters were invited for this session as Solarising Singapore aims to let them hear directly from solar experts who are involved in all aspects of solar PV installation.

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Clean Energy Leaders' Dialogue

The Clean Energy Leaders' Dialogue serves as the opening plenary for the Asia Clean Energy Summit by bringing together leaders in the regional solar and renewables space.

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S’pore Sustainable Energy Assoc in Landmark Deal with Asian Development Bank

Two-year agreement with ADB will pave way for regional policy makers to be trained at new centre in Singapore

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Making solar PV cost saving, energy saving, and earth saving

By taking the lead as one of the largest adopters of solar PV in Singapore, the government is emphasizing the commercial viability of solar PV and showing how other building owners, developers and companies can do the same.

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Fuel Cell Technology: Not just “for the Future”, but for the Now

Fuel cell technology is sometimes perceived as a technology that is “futuristic”, but it has actually been around for a long time.

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Powering Asia's clean energy transformation

In Asia, which has seen a fifteen-fold increase in clean energy investment in the past decade, one organisation that has industriously worked to drive knowledge development and create business opportunities for companies in this sector is SEAS

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Asian Regional Workshop Roadmaps on Energy Efficiency

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Singapore as a platform for tropical Incubation and Business Acceleration

SEAS spoke with two members who went through the Incubator & Accelerator Programme.

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9th AGM and Panel Discussion on Transfer of Low Carbon Tech

During the AGM, SEAS shared some important projects that we embarked on in 2014 to help our members and the industry develop. We also had an engaging panel discussion on the transfer of low carbon technologies and the issues it faces.

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Growth of Biogas as a Renewable Energy Source in Singapore

Singapore's first co-digestion facility to treat used water sludge from water reclamation plants together with source-segregated food waste to produce biogas is launched!

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SEAS Newsletter March 2015

SEAS launched the Centre of Excellence for sustainable energy which will be partially funded by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

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SEAS Newsletter December 2014

Trends in Sustainable Energy in Singapore in 2015, and the Sustainable Singapore Blueprint

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Pioneers in promoting sustainable and clean energy in Singapore

In an interview for Business Times' The SME Magazine, chairman Edwin Khew explains how SMEs can save energy costs through a pilot project with SEAS & The Carbon Trust.

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Organic Solar PV – bringing new sustainable energy solutions to our garden city

SEAS member vTrium Energy signed an MOU with German firm Heliatek to testbed Singapore's very first organic solar PV project on JTC buildings as structures. They have won the $2.5m JTC-SPRING grant and SEAS is proud to have facilitated this.

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ADB sets up cleantech brokerage platform to match buyers and sellers of cleantech

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has set up a new platform in Singapore to match buyers and sellers of low-carbon technologies. It combines financial, technical and legal expertise to evaluate technologies in a single platform.

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Map of Rooftops in Singapore suitable for harnessing solar energy

SEAS member Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) will be working to build a map that colour codes each rooftop in Singapore according to how suited it is to harness solar energy.

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Driving the Development of Sustainable Infrastructure

In this article, JTC shares with us the latest developments in innovative and sustainable infrastructure.

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Highlights of the Asia Clean Energy Summit 2014

Highlights of ACES and some of the hot topics from all the events.

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Sustainable Singapore Blueprint 2015

Out of the 3 sections in the blueprint, a Liveable and Endearing home, and a Vibrant and Sustainable city are the most relevant to the sustainable energy industry.

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Singapore launches Plug and Play

Minister Iswaran launched the Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator- Singapore (REIDS), a hybrid micro-grid project, at the Asia Clean Energy Summit 2014.

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Asia Clean Energy Summit Coverage - Eco-business

Industry leaders speaking at the Asia Clean Energy Summit note that with such growth, business opportunities are emerging across all aspects of the renewable sector from procurement and construction services to sensors for data analytics.

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Asia Clean Energy Summit Opening Ceremony - BT

SINGAPORE is building the region first micro-grid to integrate multiple renewable energy sources as it scales up its expertise beyond solar power.

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Asia Clean Energy Summit Opening Ceremony Coverage - ST

NTU, 10 MNCs, and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore signed a pledge on Tuesday at the Singapore International Energy Week to work on the hybrid microgrid.

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The Sustainable Laboratories Conference - at SIEW 2014

Held at the Asia Clean Energy Summit 2014, the Sustainable Laboratories Conference will provide a platform for stakeholders within the industry to discuss the pressing issues specific to tropical climate and to discover exciting collaboration opportunitie

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Interview with Mr Mathias Steck, DNVGL

Mr Mathias Steck, Regional Manager Asia Pacific, Energy & Renewables Advisory,at DNV GL Energy, shares his thoughts on renewable energy, storage, smart grids, and how utilities business models need to evolve.

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SEAS & the Asia Clean Energy Summit

We need a new way to communicate how exactly more clean energy technologies can be adopted, and both on a larger scale as well as at a corporate level. This article explains the motivations behind organising ACES.

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Aiding Sustainable Growth

SEAS is proud to be featured as one of the associations under the LEAD grant. We always strive to help our members in their businesses and also support projects that develop the sustainable energy industry further.

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SEAS elects new council for the term 2014 - 2016

SEAS welcomes a new council for the term 2014-2016, and we launch our new infographic at our AGM.

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JTC-SEAS MOU to make JTC buildings more sustainable

JTC and SEAS sign an MOU to work together on making JTC buildings more sustainable. JTC is one of the largest building owners in Singapore and this collaboration allows for more sustainable solutions for buildings to be adopted in Singapore.

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Demand Response Technology - A New way of Electricity Demand Management at the Grid Level

What is Demand Response Technology and how does it work in Singapore? Read this article to find out more.

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SEAS 7th AGM

SEAS marked its 7th AGM with our members on the 22nd of May 2014. We also held an engaging panel discussion on our White Paper as part of the AGM's programme.

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June 2014 Newsletter

In this issue of the SEAS Newsletter,we focus on news and insights into energy efficiency and how the industry is moving forward.

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SEAS Business Mission to Bangkok

The mission focus was on promoting the capabilities of Singapore based companies in the above sectors with an aim to support market growth, projects access, and joint ventures in Thailand.

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JTC-SEAS MOU to make JTC buildings more sustainable

During the World Cities Summit on 3rd June, SEAS and JTC signed an MOU to collaborate on energy efficiency and other sustainability solutions for buildings in JTC business parks and industrial estates.

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March 2014 Newsletter

The focus of March 2014's newsletter is solar energy. In this issue, we explore how solar power has progressed recently in Singapore, and how new business models are set to develop the solar market in Singapore further.

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Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing 2014

SEAS once again was the supporting partner for CTI PFAN Asia forum for clean energy financing. This year’s 10 finalists came from India, Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand, and Nepal. They pitched their business ideas to more than 100 financiers.

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Solar Leasing: Affordable Power within our Reach

The outlook for solar is very positive, but not all companies can afford to pay upfront capital for solar power systems. Thus, solar leasing is viable option when considering using solar power.PLUS: Interview with Frank Phuan, Director, Sunseap Leasing.

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Rise of Solar Power: A New Wave in Singapore

In order to attract private investors the solar market needs to be robust with predictable targets. Singapore government’s “SolarNOVA” scheme where government building will be early adopters and take the lead to install 350MW will do just that.

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December 2013 Newsletter

Click "More" to view the SEAS December 2013 Newsletter.

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Clean Energy Trends 2014

In this special BT report, smart grids and demand response feature as some of the technologies on the rise in 2014.

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5 Minutes with: Dr Twarath Sutabutr

Dr Twarath Sutabutr was in Singapore during the Singapore International Energy Week 2013. Here's what he had to say about the potential of renewable energy and energy efficiency in Thailand.

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Business Matching at AFEF 2013

SEAS organized a business matching event to facilitate business discussions among Singapore companies and foreign delegates. The event was attended by the Ministry of Energy and Department of Alternative Energy Development & Efficiency of Thailand, an

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White Paper Launch

This White Paper will show that renewable energy can contribute 8% of Singapore’s energy mix by 2025, with no government subsidies, and that we as the private sector are capable of taking on this challenge.

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938 LIVE Interview with Mr Edwin Khew, SEAS Chairman

SEAS Chairman Mr Edwin Khew spoke on 938LIVE to share with listeners what Clean Technology is, why it makes good business sense to go into Clean Technology, and how Singapore is already on its way to being the test bed for clean technologies in the region

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SEAS leads SME Energy Efficiency Initiative to help SMEs cut down energy costs by increasing energy efficiency

SMEs now have a proper developmental process to cut down energy costs by increasing their energy efficiency. The Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) will be leading the SME Energy Efficiency Initiative, developed by SPRING Singapore, and wi

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SEAS announces upcoming opportunities for members at AGM

SEAS organised its 6th AGM at CleanTech One, which included a special presentation by Mr Dorjee Sun. Members, partners, and representatives from ADB, Spring Singapore, NEA, and JTC mingled afterward among the greenery, enjoying the beer and food.

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The New Rising Sun in Solar Power

Post Fukushima, the never-say-die Japanese attitude has pushed the nation to push for its development in Solar power. The innovations by the Japanese also have energy efficiency capabilities. Find out more in this CNN FORTUNE report.

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SEAS Renewable Energy Committee Chairman Christophe Inglin interviewed by eco-business.com as part of its Sustainable Leaders Series

21 May, 2013 - Jessica Cheam speaks with Christophe Inglin, Managing Director of Phoenix Solar Singapore, who is also Chairman of the Renewable Energy Committee of the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS). Christophe speaks about his company

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SEAS Members receive Green Mark Awards

BCA hosts an annual Awards event to honour and pay tribute to excellence in the building environment in the areas of safety, quality sustainability and user-friendliness. 102 Green Mark Platinum, Gold Plus and Gold Awards were given out. A large number o

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SEAS congratulate IUT Singapore Pte Ltd in winning the ASEAN Award.

IUT Singapore Pte Ltd along with three Singapore organisations bagged top awards at the 2010 ASEAN Energy Awards.

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Press Release Clean Energy Expo Asia 2009 (English Version)

Clean Energy Expo Asia to power growth in region's renewable energy and energy efficiency sectors.

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Growing participation for Carbon Forum Asia 2009 as region's carbon market continue to strengthen

With 92% market share of confirmed transactions in the primary clean development mechanism (CDM) market, out of a total transacted value of US$126 billion in 2008, Asia continues to be the hub for CDM projects.

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REC Systems Partners Zeco to Deliver Singapore

Zeco Systems Pte Ltd, a Singapore based company dedicated to developing zero emissions transportation systems unveiled the first EV charging station powered by REC solar modules in Singapore.

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Phoenix Solar Singapore branch to build photovoltaic power plant at Singapore's Changi Airport

The SIngapore branch of TecDAX listed Phoenix Solar AS has won a tender to install a 250 kilowatt peak (kWp) photovoltaic power plant at award-winning Changi Airport's Budget Terminal.

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Clean Energy Expo TEST

Clean Energy Expo Asia will partner the Energy Market Authority (EMA) in the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW). The event brings together the gathering of top energy decision makers in the technology, services, finance and government sectors. Par

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$1.8 Million programme to boost Singapore's clean energy industry

$39 million value-add and $130 million revenue expected over next three years.

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Panel proposes plan for 'Cleantech' park in Singapore

It says this will help Republic secure position as global clean energy hub SINGAPORE is taking preliminary steps to set up a 'cleantech' park to showcase the country's burgeoning green energy technologies.

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