Recent Media Releases

  • Safeguards in Place For Open Electricity Market Consumers

    16 Oct 2021

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  • Global Energy Ministers, International Organisation Leaders, and Industry Captains Headline the Singapore International Energy Week 2021

    15 Oct 2021

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  • New Technology to Boost Energy Efficiency of District Cooling Systems

    14 Oct 2021

    A new invention that improves the energy efficiency of District Cooling Systems (DCS) has demonstrated that it could improve the energy carrying capacity by up to three times as compared to a conventional chilled water storage system, and yield more than 10% in cost savings annually.

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  • New Energy Story Exhibition to Supercharge Singapore’s Energy Future

    11 Aug 2021

    The exhibition seeks to advance the little red dot’s agenda on sustainable development by accelerating awareness and adoption of efficient energy practices amongst the public.

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  • Energy Market Authority of Singapore and the International Energy Agency Jointly Host Training Programme on Low Carbon Buildings

    27 Jul 2021

    More than 200 participants from 17 countries are taking part in the Singapore-IEA Regional Training Programme on Low Carbon Buildings. Held online from 27 to 28 July 2021, this programme brings together policy makers, urban planners, and academia to look at improving energy efficiency and resilience in the built environment and construction sectors.

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  • Presenting Winners of the Singapore Energy Grand Challenge

    23 Jul 2021

    With the growing urgency to tackle climate change, there is a need for greater sustainability as outlined in the Singapore Green Plan 2030. This will include the need to change the way we produce and consume energy. The Energy Market Authority is leading efforts to engage stakeholders, including the industry, research community and the youth to co-create solutions for Singapore’s Energy Story and build a more sustainable future.

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  • EMA and Shell Renew $4 Million Partnership to Nurture Local Energy Startups

    21 Jul 2021

    In support of the Singapore Green Plan 2030 and Singapore’s sustainable development, the Energy Market Authority and Shell have committed an additional $4 million, with support from Enterprise Singapore, to accelerate the growth of local energy startups.

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  • Registration Opens for Singapore International Energy Week 2021

    13 Jul 2021

    Registration for the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 25 – 29 October 2021 is now open.

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  • Singapore Looks To Develop and Deploy Low-Carbon Technological Solutions

    23 Jun 2021

    The Singapore Government is following up on the findings from two feasibility studies on low-carbon hydrogen and on carbon capture, utilisation, and storage (CCUS) technologies respectively.

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  • JTC & Shell to Explore Semakau Solar Farm to Meet Singapore’s Growing Clean Energy Needs

    17 Jun 2021

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  • Inaugural Bilateral Energy Workshop Between Singapore and Hong Kong, China

    11 May 2021

    The Energy Market Authority of Singapore (EMA) and the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) of Hong Kong, China held their inaugural bilateral workshop to strengthen knowledge sharing and energy cooperation between the two energy regulatory agencies.

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  • More Residential Consumers Comparing Offers Before Renewing Contracts in the Open Electricity Market

    07 May 2021

    Findings from the latest Consumer Satisfaction Survey (CSS) conducted by EMA show that fewer consumers are automatically renewing their contracts with their existing retailers. A higher proportion of residential consumers are also comparing offers from different electricity retailers before renewing their contracts.

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  • Singapore International Energy Week 2021 Brings Global Leaders Together to Advance the Energy Transition

    28 Apr 2021

    EMA announced “Advancing the Energy Transition” as the theme for Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2021.

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

    31 Mar 2021

    The Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTI) today announced board changes at the Energy Market Authority (EMA), Enterprise Singapore (ESG), JTC Corporation (JTC) and Sentosa Development Corporation (SDC). These changes will take effect on 1 April 2021.

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  • ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific and Sembcorp Fuels (Singapore) Pte Ltd Appointed as Term Liquefied Natural Gas Importers for Singapore

    25 Mar 2021

    EMA has appointed ExxonMobil LNG Asia Pacific and Sembcorp Fuels (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. as new term liquefied natural gas (LNG) importers for Singapore.

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  • Tender for Consultancy Services to Develop Power Generation Capacity

    09 Mar 2021

    The Energy Market Authority (EMA) has issued an Invitation to Tender (ITT) for consultancy services on the development of power generation capacity in Singapore. This is part of EMA’s ongoing efforts to ensure the security and reliability of electricity supply to meet the needs of Singapore consumers.

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  • EMA Seeking Proposals for Electricity Imports Trial

    05 Mar 2021

    EMA has issued a Request for Proposal for the appointment of an importer for a two-year trial to import electricity from Peninsular Malaysia.

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  • Towards Smart and Clean Energy-Powered Service Stations

    04 Mar 2021

    Three Shell service stations in Tampines, Pasir Ris, and Lakeview will soon be powered by clean energy and provide fast charging for electric vehicles (EVs). The Energy Market Authority (EMA) and Shell have jointly awarded a research grant to a consortium led by local solar company Eigen Energy Pte Ltd (Eigen Energy) to develop Singapore’s first series of service stations integrated with smart energy management solutions by 2022.

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  • Seeking Ideas from Youths for Carbon-free Schools or Neighbourhoods in Singapore with Minecraft: Education Edition

    26 Feb 2021

    The second edition of the Singapore Energy Grand Challenge (Youth) will garner ideas using Minecraft: Education Edition from secondary school and junior college students on the following topic – “How would your carbon-free school or neighbourhood in Singapore look like in 2050?”.

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Past 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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