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Our Energy Story

Overview

Discover how the Singapore Energy Story sets the vision towards a net-zero energy future.

Energy Supply

Gain insights into the four switches that power Singapore’s economy and our daily lives.

Energy Demand

Discover ways to enhance energy efficiency and lower your carbon footprint.

Energy Grid

Explore how EMA ensures a reliable and secure energy supply for everyone.

Energy Market Landscape

Learn about the intricacies of Singapore’s energy market structure and operations.

Consumer Information

Electricity

Get tips on buying electricity and protecting your family from electrical hazards.

Gas

Learn about purchasing gas and safeguarding your family against gas hazards.

Solar

Access information on installing solar panels at your home and selling excess electricity to the national grid.

Regulations & Licences

Regulations

Stay up-to-date with the latest regulations, policies and frameworks governing the energy sector.

Licences

Learn about the licences that EMA issues to different stakeholders in the energy sector.

Regulatory Publications

Read about the Codes of Practice and Circulars that EMA publishes to regulate the energy sector.

Partnerships

Calls for Proposal

Collaborate with EMA in co-creating innovative solutions for the energy sector.

Consultations

Give your comments and feedback on EMA’s policies and regulations.

R&D Partnerships

Discover how EMA works with stakeholders to catalyse new and innovative digital technologies.

Talent Development

Learn about EMA’s efforts in nurturing talent and cultivate interest in the energy sector.

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Low-Carbon Alternatives

Investing in emerging low-carbon energy technologies will allow us to gain a first-mover advantage when they eventually become commercially viable.

Overview

Technologies such as hydrogen and geothermal energy can potentially help us further reduce our carbon emissions. We are currently exploring these technologies to ensure we are ready to harness them if they become technically and commercially viable in the future.

Under the multi-agency Low-Carbon Energy Research Funding Initiative (LCER FI), the Singapore government has awarded 12 research, development and demonstration projects on low-carbon energy technology solutions. The initiative is co-driven by EDB and EMA while A*STAR is the implementing agency. By connecting to regional power grids, we are able to access low-carbon electricity that would otherwise be hard to get. It also speeds up the development of renewable energy in the region, fostering more stable and resilient energy systems for the countries involved.

Hydrogen

Hydrogen is a key potential decarbonisation pathway for Singapore to achieve its net-zero emissions target by 2050.

It offers opportunities for us to diversify our fuel mix in areas like power generation and transport. If produced from renewable energy sources, it could also help to decarbonise power generation and other emissions-heavy sectors.

Although the hydrogen industry is still developing and lacks a mature global supply chain, there is strong international interest from public and private sectors in accelerating its development across the entire value chain.

In Singapore, there has been strong interest following EMA and MPA's joint call for Expression of Interest to develop low- or zero-carbon ammonia power generation and bunkering solutions in Jurong Island. Both agencies have shortlisted six consortiums to participate in a Request for Proposal in the next steps before appointing an eventual developer.

Geothermal

Traditional geothermal technologies require hot permeable reservoirs located relatively close to the surface.

To assess the geothermal energy potential across Singapore, EMA issued a Request for Information to conduct a geophysical investigation project. Progress in technologies such as the Advanced Geothermal Systems has opened up the possibility of quality geothermal resources at greater depths.

 

Other Technologies

We are also exploring other energy technologies such as Carbon Capture, Utlitisation and Storage (CCUS).

CCUS involves capturing carbon dioxide emitted by sources like power plants and transforming it into useful products or storing it to prevent atmospheric release.

There are challenges in implementing CCUS technologies domestically as Singapore lacks suitable underground storage options for carbon dioxide. In addition, these technologies are still in early stages of development and are costly.

Hence, we have commissioned studies to better understand the potential for CCUS pathways to reduce Singapore’s carbon emissions in the longer term.