30 Mar '17, 9pm

Bright future for solar power entrepreneurs - The Straits Times

In an era of climate change and scarce fossil fuels, there is an urgency to make people more aware of the need to save energy and to think about the wiser use of power - whether from traditional sources (95 per cent of Singapore's electricity comes from gas) or alternative power, such as solar, wind or thermal. Singapore's Smart Nation vision represents a great lever to make the most of newly arising business opportunities in the field of green energy and to change consumer behaviour. There can be no "smart city" without smart(er) energy, a more sensible use of clean renewable energy sources and "good" energy-saving habits. Indeed, energy-saving tips can be found on the website of Singapore Power (SP): Clean your air-con filters regularly; use more LED bulbs; use a fan instead of air-con; audit your daily electricity usage; set the temperature at 25 deg C (rather than 23 d...

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