Recent Media Releases

  • EMA and SP Group to pilot thermal energy storage system at electricity substation

    29 Aug 2022

    EMA and SP Group will pilot an ice thermal Energy Storage System (ESS) at the George Street Substation.

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  • 15th Singapore International Energy Week Registration Now Open

    10 Aug 2022

    Registration is now open for the 15th edition of the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW).

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  • Second Grant Call to Supercharge Singapore’s Clean Energy Future

    15 Jul 2022

    Today at the Energy Market Authority’s (EMA) annual Energy Innovation 2022 event, EMA and the Singapore Institute of Technology jointly launched their second grant call for research and development proposals in next-generation energy technologies.

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  • Projects Awarded Under $6 Million Grant to Test-bed and Accelerate New Clean Energy Innovations on Jurong Island

    15 Jul 2022

    The Energy Market Authority and JTC, with support from Enterprise Singapore , have awarded three projects under the $6 million grant to test-bed new clean energy innovations on Jurong Island.

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  • Two Local Startups To Develop Sustainable Energy Solutions Under EMA-Shell Startup Partnership

    15 Jul 2022

    Two local startups have been awarded grants to enhance and test-bed their sustainable solutions in underwater infrastructure inspection and the production of low-carbon hydrogen.

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  • Singapore’s First Energy Storage System at PSA’s Pasir Panjang Terminal

    13 Jul 2022

    Singapore’s first Energy Storage System (ESS) to enable more energy efficient port operations has been deployed at Pasir Panjang Terminal and will be operational in Q3 2022.

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  • Energy Market Authority of Singapore and the International Energy Agency Jointly Host Training Programme on Efficient Grid-Interactive Buildings

    05 Jul 2022

    More than 180 participants from 33 countries will attend the Singapore-International Energy Agency (IEA) Regional Training Programme on Efficient Grid-Interactive Buildings from 5 to 7 July 2022.

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  • EMA Issues Second Request for Proposal for Electricity Imports

    01 Jul 2022

    Decarbonising the power sector is an important pillar of Singapore’s efforts to address climate change. Electricity imports is one of the “four switches” that Singapore is planning to use to decarbonise our power sector.

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  • More Users to Benefit from Enhanced Pulau Ubin Micro-Grid

    25 Jun 2022

    More residents and businesses on Pulau Ubin will benefit from a cleaner and more reliable electricity supply with an upgraded and expanded Pulau Ubin Micro-Grid.

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  • Singapore commences first renewable energy electricity import via regional multilateral power trade

    23 Jun 2022

    The Lao PDR-Thailand-Malaysia-Singapore Power Integration Project (LTMS-PIP), which imports up to 100 megawatts (MW) of renewable hydropower from Lao PDR to Singapore via Thailand and Malaysia using existing interconnections, commenced today. This marks a historic milestone as the first multilateral cross-border electricity trade involving four ASEAN countries, and the first renewable energy import into Singapore.

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  • EMA Extends Measures to Enhance Singapore’s Energy Security and Resilience

    16 Jun 2022

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  • Youths Invited to Co-create Sustainable Energy Solutions with Industry

    25 May 2022

    To support Singapore’s energy transition and engage youth on the importance of sustainability, EMA has partnered with energy companies Keppel Infrastructure, Schneider Electric and Sembcorp Industries to present a new category in the third edition of the Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (Youth) 2022.

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  • EMA To Seek More Term LNG Importers

    19 May 2022

    EMA has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to appoint up to two additional term Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) importers for Singapore. This will complement the current four term LNG importers to enhance competition and provide more options for gas buyers.

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  • A Resilient and Sustainable Energy Future – 15th Singapore International Energy Week

    18 May 2022

    The Energy Market Authority today unveiled “A Resilient and Sustainable Energy Future” as the theme for the 15th edition of the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2022.

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  • Request for Information on Exploration of Geothermal Energy Potential Across Singapore

    20 Apr 2022

    EMA has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to facilitate a geophysical investigation project to assess the geothermal energy potential across Singapore.

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  • Board Changes at the Energy Market Authority, Enterprise Singapore and JTC Corporation

    31 Mar 2022

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) announced board changes at the Energy Market Authority (EMA), Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and JTC Corporation (JTC) today.

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  • Extension of Measures to Enhance Singapore’s Energy Security and Resilience

    31 Mar 2022

    EMA will extend measures to safeguard energy security till end-June 2022.

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  • Expert Study Affirms Net-Zero Feasibility for Singapore Power Sector by 2050

    22 Mar 2022

    The Energy 2050 committee released its report, concluding that it is realistic for Singapore’s power sector to aspire to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.

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  • Longer-term Electricity Contracts for Business Consumers

    10 Mar 2022

    Amid the increased price volatility in the wholesale electricity market due to the current global energy crunch, EMA has worked with electricity retailers to offer more long-term fixed price contracts for business consumers at competitive rates.

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  • Extension of Temporary Electricity Contracting Support Scheme (TRECS)

    14 Feb 2022

    EMA announced that it will extend the Temporary Electricity Contracting Support Scheme till May 2022.

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  • Additional Electricity Contracts for Consumers

    28 Jan 2022

    In response to requests for more contracts, EMA has worked with the gencos and retailers additional electricity contracts.

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Past Media Releases

  • Introduction of the Temporary Electricity Contracting Support Scheme

    13 Dec 2021

    Update on Measures to Enhance Singapore’s Energy Security and Resilience

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  • EMA Issues First Request for Proposal for Electricity Imports

    12 Nov 2021

    EMA has issued the first RFP to appoint electricity importers to import and sell around 1.2 GW of low-carbon electricity into Singapore, to begin by 2027.

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  • Three Youths Awarded Energy-Industry Scholarships

    29 Oct 2021

    Three engineering students have been awarded this year’s Energy-Industry Scholarship (EIS) – a dedicated scholarship for the energy sector offered jointly by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) and industry partners (sponsoring organisations).

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  • Energy Ambassadors Programme (EAP) 2021

    29 Oct 2021

    Eleven students have been appointed as energy sector advocates under the second run of the Energy Ambassadors Programme (EAP), aimed at encouraging youth-to-youth advocacy for the energy sector.

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  • Singapore hosts Asia Pacific energy regulators meeting to discuss global energy developments

    28 Oct 2021

    Energy regulators from 12 countries convened at the Asia Pacific Energy Regulatory (APER) Forum from 27 – 28 October 2021 during the Singapore International Energy Week to discuss global energy developments and key challenges facing our energy systems.

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  • Singapore’s First Digital Twin for National Power Grid

    27 Oct 2021

    A brighter and more sustainable energy future – this is what Singapore’s first digital twin for the power grid will enable.

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  • EMA to Explore the Potential of Geothermal Energy for Power Generation

    26 Oct 2021

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) is exploring the potential of harnessing geothermal energy in Singapore, following new developments in technology. If found to be feasible, geothermal energy could serve as a new and additional source of indigenous clean energy besides solar for power generation in Singapore.

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  • New Singapore Standard launch to support management and use of Renewable Energy Certificates

    26 Oct 2021

    With growing environmental awareness, Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) have become a common means for energy users, including businesses, to fulfil their sustainability commitments.

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  • EMA and JTC Launch $6 Million Open Call to Accelerate Clean Energy Innovations on Jurong Island

    25 Oct 2021

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and JTC have jointly launched a Jurong Island Renewable Energy Request for Proposals (RFP) to accelerate the development of clean energy innovations for implementation on the island.

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  • S$4 Million Partnership Between EMA and Envision Digital to Grow Local Energy Companies’ Digital Expertise

    25 Oct 2021

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Envision Digital International Pte Ltd (Envision Digital) have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) forging a S$4 million partnership to develop the capabilities of local energy companies.

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