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MPA launches maritime decarbonisation centre

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has launched the formation of the Global Centre for Maritime Decarbonisation (GCMD).

Development of Tuas integrated water and solid waste treatment facility progresses to next stage

SINGAPORE – The next stage of development of Singapore’s first integrated water and solid waste treatment facility, in Tuas, has begun.

Energy-efficient buildings get green light in Brunei

BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN, July 25 (Borneo Bulletin/ANN): Thirteen government and commercial premises in Temburong District that went through an energy efficiency auditing programme have been given Building Energy Label Certificates.

First LEED-certified home project in PH gets recognition from U.S. Green Building Council

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, July 19) – The first house project in the country certified under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design standard has been recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council.

ABB to intensify offer of smart solutions to buildings, ‘smart cities’ in PH

European firm ABB will be intensifying its offer of ‘smart solutions’ to buildings and other property developments as well as the installation of “smart cities” in the Philippines

Holcim Philippines investing P210-M to reduce fuel consumption, carbon emission

MANILA, Philippines — Holcim Philippines Inc. is spending P210 million on projects meant to raise the efficiency of its cement factories by reducing both fuel consumption and carbon footprint.

Grundfos partners with Singapore tech company to meet Southeast Asia’s sustainable cooling needs

Grundfos, a global leader in advanced pump solutions and water technology, and Barghest Building Performance (BBP), a Singapore-based energy efficiency technology provider, have signed a memorandum of understanding to deliver and scale an innovative energy-efficient digital solution across Southeast Asia, according to this press release. The solution can help reduce the energy consumption of cooling systems […]

NTU Singapore converts tamarind shells into an energy source for vehicles

Shells of tamarind, a tropical fruit consumed worldwide, are discarded during food production. As they are bulky, tamarind shells take up a considerable amount of space in landfills where they are disposed as agricultural waste.

Singapore unis launch a “cool” testbed for data centers in the tropics

Of all the data centers in Southeast Asia, Singapore supplies about 60% of on-premise storage – consuming nearly 7% of the country’s total energy needs. That figure is projected to reach 12% by 2030, raising alarms about the need to reduce unsustainable power consumption in the city-state.

DBS to retrofit Newton office building into net-zero energy building by 2022

SINGAPORE – An existing four-storey office building owned by local bank DBS will be transformed into a net-zero energy building, with the installation of rooftop solar panels and use of natural ventilation and smart systems.