As the regulator, EMA issues licences to companies who
are involved in the generation, retail and transmission of
electricity and other activities. These companies each play a different role to
ensure that homes, offices and industries have a competitive, secure and
reliable supply of electricity.
Generation companies engage in the generation of electricity by
means of one or more generating units of 10 MW or above each. Find out more.
Retailers are companies that retail electricity to
contestable consumers. Find out more.
Wholesalers trade electricity in the wholesale electricity market.
A company that generates
electricity by means of one or more generating units of 1 MW or more each but less
than 10 MW is required to hold a Wholesaler (Generation) Licence for generating unit(s) connected to the power grid. Find out more.
A company that wishes to offer to reduce its own load or the load of its customers under the Demand Response Programme or Interruptible Load Programme is required to hold a Wholesaler (Demand Side Participation) Licence. Find out more.
Market Support Services Licensee
A Market Support Services Licensee (MSSL) provides
services, such as the reading of electricity meters, management of meter data and facilitation of access to a wholesale electricity market, to
contestable consumers. It also supplies electricity to non-contestable consumers. Find
Transmission Licensee/Transmission Agent Licensee
PowerAssets Ltd owns and manages the electricity transmission system
that transmits electricity from the generation companies to consumers.
SP PowerGrid Ltd is the
agent appointed by SP PowerAssets Ltd, to transmit electricity for, and on behalf of SP PowerAssets Ltd. SP PowerGrid Ltd is licensed by the EMA as the
transmission agent licensee. Find out more.
The Energy Market Company is licensed by EMA to operate and administer Singapore’s wholesale electricity market called the National Electricity Market of Singapore. Find out more.
Back to Top