Singapore’s energy sector is being disrupted, driven by technological advancements and climate change. Declining costs of clean energy have also spurred investments, altering the way we generate, distribute and use energy. To enable a greener, decentralised and digital energy future for Singapore, EMA will continue to work with the industry and Institutes of Higher Learning/Research Institutes to: 

  • Catalyse Research & Innovation: To enable the integration of more clean energy into our power system, help reduce energy demand and strengthen grid resilience in support of Singapore’s Energy Story.
  • Support Enterprise Development: To strengthen the translation of ideas into new market opportunities and nurture a vibrant energy ecosystem.
  • Facilitate Deployment of Promising Solutions: To address industry-relevant challenges, and help our local enterprises build track record and international competitiveness through strategic partnerships.

Watch this video on how EMA has been working with the industry and research community to co-create innovative digital solutions to achieve Singapore's Energy Story on Youtube


New Energy Opportunities

EMA rolls out competitive grant calls to catalyse applied R&D of innovative technologies and solutions. This aims to address industry-relevant challenges and opportunities in the energy sector that lead to long-term solutions for Singapore's energy challenges. Over the past ten years, EMA has awarded over $100 million in grants, benefiting over 60 companies and 20 Institutes of Higher Learning/Research Institutes.

The following grant call is now open.  For enquiries, please email us at

 Grant Call   Aim Closing Date  Downloads
Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (Industry and Research Community) Develop innovative solutions that can improve energy efficiency by 50% from 2020 levels by 2030, to enhance competitiveness of Singapore businesses. 1 Dec 2020 Link
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