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From Tuesday, 5 November 2019, the Land Transport Authority (LTA) will prohibit the riding of electric scooters (e-scooters) on all footpaths. Henceforth, e-scooters can only be ridden on cycling paths and Park Connector Networks (PCNs). The current policy of disallowing personal mobility devices (PMDs) on roads remains. Since the Active Mobility Act was passed in …

The power grid of today and tomorrow is fast becoming a “thinking” grid that will be able to adjust and regulate its performance, incorporate varied power infrastructure and enable multiple business models. This new grid will have to balance these capabilities with the need for security and the impact of disruption. The Roundtable G session delved into trends and challenges of …

Four Key Takeaways from the SIEW Energy Insights Sessions. Oil Demand Could Peak as Early As 2020 With growth in GDP globally at around 3.6 per cent per year, oil demand has increased and crossed the milestone of an average 100 million barrels a day. However, growth in oil demand is slowing with the shift …

The construction tender for the two 1.5 megawatt-peak (MWp) floating solar PV systems on Bedok and Lower Seletar Reservoirs has been awarded to a local engineering firm BBR Greentech Pte Ltd. Construction works are in progress and the systems are expected to be operational by 2Q 2020. BBR Greentech was one of the companies that …

As digitalisation and new technologies continue to play a more prominent role in bridging the divide towards a cleaner energy future, data regulation is fast becoming an emerging priority. Our correspondent Lindy Tan explains. During the third session of the Singapore Energy Summit, Matthew Friedman, Chief Information Officer & Chief Digital Officer, Sembcorp Industries Ltd., …

SATS Ltd. (SATS), Asia’s leading provider of Food Solutions and Gateway Services, and Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp), a trusted global integrated energy company, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a suite of integrated solutions to help SATS reduce its environmental footprint across several facilities. This will bring SATS a step towards …

Our Energy Story will harness “4 Switches”, energy efficiency and the power of co-creation to create a sustainable energy future for Singapore. Singapore’s energy sector has come a long way since its early days. Over the last 50 years, we have moved from oil to natural gas for cleaner power generation. We are also starting …

First in Southeast Asia to use 5G enabled Cellular Vehicle-to-Everything technology to testbed smart mobility solutions in a commercial space. CapitaLand is partnering NavInfo DataTech and TPG Telecom to set up Singapore’s largest 5G smart estate trial site at CapitaLand’s Singapore Science Park.  As the first of the use-cases, the partners are the first in Southeast …

Singapore is the world’s most competitive economy of 2019, according to the recently released  The Global Competitiveness Report 2019, an annual study conducted by the World Economic Forum (WEF) WEF measures the competitiveness of an economy using the metric: the Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) 4.0. Here are the top 10 economies in terms of the …

Coming up with big ideas in technology used to take the kind of time and money that only large companies had.  Now open source tools—like TensorFlow, which provides access to Google’s machine learning technology—mean anyone with a smart concept has the opportunity to make it a reality. Just ask Arjun Taneja and Vayun Mathur, two friends …