Policy - 27/November/2020

Singapore energy transition plans consider floating solar and cable to Australia

A lack of natural resources means accessing renewables as part of its energy transition is out of the question for Singapore. The country, renowned for its innovation, is having to think creatively to reach its goals

Singapore’s future currently lies in gas, but plans are shaping up for how to put hydrogen, and solar to work through energy imports


SOLAR PLAN A 2 GW by 2030 target of installed solar capacity will be achieved using roof-top, floating and vertical solutions 

AUSTRALIA LINK Plans to install a 7000 kilometre cable to a 10 GW Australian solar project are being seriously considered, though reservations about the wisdom of doing so are circulating

KEY QUOTE Solar power is probably the most plausible way to have a greater proportion of the energy mix from renewable sources

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