Recent Media Releases

  • Positive Experience for Residential Consumers Renewing Contracts in the Open Electricity Market

    26 Nov 2020

    Since the nationwide rollout of the Open Electricity Market (OEM) two years ago, almost half of 1.4 million household accounts have switched to buying electricity from a retailer. Among those who have done so, at least nine in 10 were satisfied with the service provided by their retailers. This was one of the findings from the Consumer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) that EMA conducts on an ongoing basis to gauge the service performance of the OEM retailers.

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  • Two Youths Awarded Energy-Industry Scholarship

    30 Oct 2020

    Two Singaporean engineering students have been awarded this year’s Energy-Industry Scholarship (EIS), a dedicated scholarship for the energy sector offered in partnership with the Energy Market Authority (EMA) and industry partners.

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  • Singapore and United Kingdom to Strengthen Bilateral Energy Cooperation

    28 Oct 2020

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) of Singapore and the Gas and Electricity Markets Authority (GEMA) of the United Kingdom signed a Joint Statement of Intent to Cooperate, which seeks to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two regulators.

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  • Singapore and Hong Kong, China to Boost Bilateral Energy Cooperation

    28 Oct 2020

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) of Singapore and the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China have agreed to enhance cooperation towards greater energy security and resilience.

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  • Singapore and Malaysia to Strengthen Bilateral Energy Cooperation

    28 Oct 2020

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) of Singapore and the Energy Commission (Suruhanjaya Tenaga - ST) of Malaysia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today to strengthen bilateral cooperation in the energy sector.

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  • Three Power Generation Companies Awarded $23 Million For Energy Efficiency Projects

    27 Oct 2020

    EMA has awarded Senoko Energy Pte Ltd, Tuas Power Generation Pte Ltd and YTL PowerSeraya Pte Ltd with a total of $23 million to embark on energy efficiency projects that will reduce their carbon emissions.

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  • $49 Million Research Fund For Low-Carbon Energy Solutions

    26 Oct 2020

    The Government today announced a $49 million Low-Carbon Energy Research Funding Initiative at the Singapore International Energy Week 2020. It will support research, development and demonstration projects in low-carbon energy technologies such as hydrogen; and carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) over the next five years.

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  • EMA To Trial Electricity Imports

    26 Oct 2020

    EMA will be embarking on a two-year trial for electricity imports from Peninsular Malaysia to Singapore.

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  • Singapore’s First Floating Energy Storage System

    26 Oct 2020

    EMA and Keppel O&M have jointly awarded a research grant to pilot Singapore’s first floating Energy Storage System (ESS). This project was awarded to a consortium led by Envision Digital International Pte Ltd (Envision Digital).

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  • Energy Storage Solutions Deployed in Singapore For a More Sustainable Future

    22 Oct 2020

    EMA has partnered industry stakeholders, the research community and other government agencies to co-create Energy Storage System (ESS) solutions which will help support the growth of solar deployment.

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  • Three School Teams Emerge Winners for Inaugural Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (Youth) 2020

    16 Oct 2020

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  • EMA Launches Challenge For Energy Efficiency Solutions To Help Companies Go Green

    08 Sep 2020

    As part of Singapore's Energy Story to build a more sustainable energy future, EMA is launching the inaugural Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (SEGC) for the Industry and Research Community.

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  • Energy Market Authority of Singapore and International Energy Agency Launch Training Programme for Sustainable Energy Policies in Smart Cities

    07 Sep 2020

    EMA and the International Energy Agency (IEA) are organising the inaugural digital edition of the Singapore-IEA Regional Training Programme on Sustainable Energy Policies for Smart Cities from 7 - 10 Sept 2020. This Programme gathers policy makers, urban planners and academia to look at improving energy efficiency and to formulate policies that meet urban energy challenges.

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  • Singapore Chairs Extraordinary Meeting of the Asia Pacific Energy Regulatory Forum on Regulatory Challenges and Best Practices amidst Covid-19 Outbreak

    14 Aug 2020

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  • Call for Proposals to Develop NB-IoT-enabled Advanced Electricity Meters

    21 Jul 2020

    EMA has announced a Call for Proposals to develop advanced electricity meters that run on the Narrowband Internet-of-Things network, as part of the national drive towards greater energy efficiency for a more sustainable future.

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  • EMA and Shell invite SMEs to Co-create Smart and Clean Energy Solutions for Shell Stations

    17 Jul 2020

    EMA and Shell have issued a joint grant call to develop smart and clean energy solutions for Shell’s network of service stations which would not only power the stations but provide fast charging for electric vehicles.

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  • EMA Seeking More LNG Term Importers

    09 Jul 2020

    EMA has issued a Request for Proposal (RFP) to appoint up to two new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) term importers for Singapore.

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  • Repair Works Needed at Tuas Cable Tunnel

    27 Jun 2020

    Ceiling cracks have been found in the subsea cable tunnel at Tuas. The Tuas cable tunnel houses cables for delivering electricity produced in Tuas and Jurong Island to the rest of Singapore. Investigations into the cause of the cracks are still ongoing.

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  • Creating Our Low Carbon Energy Future Together

    04 May 2020

    The Energy Market Authority announced “Creating Our Low Carbon Energy Future Together” as the theme for Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2020.

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  • Singapore Meets Its 2020 Solar Deployment Target

    22 Apr 2020

    Singapore announced that it achieved its 2020 solar deployment target of 350 megawatt-peak in the first quarter of this year.

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  • $10 Million Partnership between EMA and Keppel Offshore & Marine to Spark Innovative Energy Solutions in Marine Sector

    15 Apr 2020

    The $10 million partnership and Memorandum of Understanding are to develop energy solutions in the areas of distributed energy resources, digitalisation and emerging low carbon alternatives.

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

    30 Mar 2020

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) today announced board changes at the Energy Market Authority (EMA), Enterprise Singapore (ESG) and JTC Corporation (JTC). These changes will take effect on 1 April 2020.

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  • Building Singapore’s Energy Future with Youths

    18 Mar 2020

    To catalyse the co-creation of ideas, EMA will be organising the inaugural Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (Youth) with the theme "How would your energy efficient school or neighbourhood in Singapore look like in 2050?".

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  • Addition of CHAdeMO as Optional Public Charging Standard to Support Development of Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

    05 Mar 2020

    The move will enable charging providers to bring in a larger range of public charging options for electric vehicle (EV) users and supports the wider adoption of EVs in Singapore.

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Past Media Releases

  • Singapore and UK Energy Regulatory Agencies to Enhance Bilateral Cooperation

    18 Nov 2019

    Singapore's Energy Market Authority (EMA) and the UK Office Of Gas and Electricity Market (Ofgem) held their first bilateral dialogue towards stronger energy cooperation between the two countries.

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  • Empowering Households to Be More Energy Efficient

    05 Nov 2019

    The Energy Market Authority, the Ministry of the Environment, Water Resources and SP Group announced three new initiatives aimed at empowering households to use electricity more efficiently.

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  • Record Number of Engineering Students for a Cleaner Energy Future

    01 Nov 2019

    Nine engineering students have been awarded this year's Energy-Industry Scholarship (EIS), the highest number of recipients since its inception in 2014.

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  • The Future of Singapore's Energy Story

    29 Oct 2019

    Our Energy Story will harness "4 Switches", energy efficiency and the power of co-creation to create a sustainable energy future for Singapore.

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  • Youth Contributions Recognised for First Time at Singapore Energy Award

    29 Oct 2019

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  • Positive Experience for Residential Consumers with the Open Electricity Market

    15 Oct 2019

    Following the soft launch of the Open Electricity Market (OEM) in April last year, the Energy Market Authority (EMA) progressively rolled out the OEM nationwide from November 2018 to May 2019. As part of the rollout, EMA conducted a Consumer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) to gauge the service performance of the OEM retailers.

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  • Singapore’s First Virtual Power Plant to Optimise Energy Distribution

    08 Oct 2019

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  • Energy Leaders IRENA, Siemens to Deliver Opening Keynotes at 12th SIEW

    26 Sep 2019

    Two global energy leaders will deliver the Opening Keynote Addresses at the 12th Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW).

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  • Singapore and the International Energy Agency to Jointly Promote Energy Efficient Buildings

    16 Jul 2019

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  • Registration Opens for 12th Singapore International Energy Week

    01 Jul 2019

    Registration for the 12th Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2019 is now open. Organised by the Energy Market Authority, SIEW’s week-long programme of co-located conferences and exhibitions will bring together global energy thought leaders to discuss this year’s theme, “Accelerating Energy Transformation”.

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