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DBS Bank has provided a SGD40 million loan facility to Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) to build a 60 megawatt-peak (MWp) floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir in Tuas. The bank is the sole financier for the project. Scheduled to be completed in 2021, the project will be Singapore’s first single large-scale floating solar PV …

National Water Agency PUB and Sembcorp Floating Solar Singapore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp), are pleased to announce the commencement of construction of the 60 megawatt-peak (MWp) floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir. This marks a significant milestone in building one of the world’s largest inland floating solar PV systems, which …

A team of researchers at the Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has created a perovskite solar mini module that has recorded the highest power conversion efficiency of any perovskite-based device larger than 10 cm2.​ Perovskites are new materials that have emerged as promising alternatives to silicon in solar cell applications. The material offers power conversion efficiencies …

Sunseap Group Pte Ltd (Sunseap), Singapore’s leading provider of renewable energy solutions, crosses a new milestone of more than 300 MegaWatt-peak (MWp) contracted solar capacity in the Republic. The solar power company said today that its installed capacity of nearly 168 MWp is almost half of the 350 MWp deployment target by the Singapore government …

Singtel has taken another key step forward in its environmental sustainability strategy to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050, with a new solar energy installation at Bedok Data Centre. The installation, which commenced operations in March, will generate some 2,059 MWh of clean energy per year and account for 10% of the data centre’s energy needs, …

ABB in Singapore will use its own technologies to power facilities with renewable solar energy After a successful year-long trial, ABB in Singapore has flicked the switch on its 773 kW solar energy harvesting farm covering its expansive rooftop in Ayer Rajah, on 9 March 2020. “ABB has a responsibility to produce energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly …

MAINBOARD-LISTED Boustead Projects is partnering Sunseap Group for the potential installation of rooftop industrial solar energy systems at its real estate projects. The real estate player announced last Feb 20 in a regulatory filing that its wholly-owned subsidiary Boustead Funds Management had signed a framework agreement with Sunseap Leasing – a business unit of the …

National water agency PUB has appointed Sembcorp Solar Singapore Pte Ltd to construct Singapore’s largest floating solar photovoltaic (PV) system on Tengeh Reservoir. With a solar capacity of 60 megawatt-peak (MWp), it will be one of the world’s largest single floating solar PV systems, when completed in 2021. PUB called for a Request for Proposal …

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 …

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 …