The Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) represents the interests and provides a common platform for companies in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, Carbon Management, e-mobility, smart grids and Financial Institutions to meet, discuss, collaborate and undertake viable projects together. The Association is a non-profit, non-government business association, and its mission is to assist its members in achieving sustainable growth locally and regionally through business and market development. SEAS plays a strategic role in supporting and promoting Singapore’s vision to be a global centre for sustainable energy, where products and solutions are developed and exported. For more information about what the association does and its services, please visit www.seas.org.sg.
Established in June 2010, the Energy Research Institute @NTU (ERI@N)’s distinguishes itself through excellence in basic research directed towards outcomes of high industry relevance, with focus on systems-level research for tropical megacities. It achieves this via seven Interdisciplinary Research Programmes (IRP) and two flagship projects that covers the energy value chain from generation, transmission to end use. The IRPs address research covering the domains of renewables, low carbon generation along with energy storage and fuel cells; renewables integration, multi-energy systems and grids; sustainable buildings, future mobility solutions and maritime clean energy. Both Flagship Programmes, EcoCampus and Renewable Energy Integration Demonstrator Singapore (REIDS) focus on solutions to achieve energy efficiency and renewable energy integration into smart micro grids. ERI@N is determined to enable knowledge creation and technology transfer in strong alliance with government agencies, leading industry players and SMEs and global universities to support Singapore’s national objectives to meet Singapore’s COP21 commitments. These commitments will be ratified in part through the development of green buildings, renewable energy deployment, proliferation of energy efficient solutions, and creation of a “Car-Lite” society, digitalisation of the energy system enabling a ubiquitous smart grid architecture and establishing low carbon districts.
For more information, please visit erian.ntu.edu.sg
The Solar Energy Research Institute of Singapore (SERIS) at the National University of Singapore (NUS) is Singapore’s national institute for applied solar energy research. SERIS is jointly sponsored by Singapore’s National Research Foundation (NRF) - via the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) - and NUS. It has the stature of an NUS University-level Research Institute and is endowed with considerable autonomy and flexibility, including an industry friendly IP policy.
SERIS conducts research, development, testing and consulting on solar energy technologies and their integration into power systems and buildings. The institute’s R&D spectrum covers materials, components, processes, systems and services, with an emphasis on solar photovoltaic cells, modules and systems. SERIS is globally active but focuses on technologies and services for tropical regions, in particular for Singapore and South-East Asia.
SERIS’ multi-disciplinary research team includes more than 150 scientists, engineers, technicians and PhD students. In addition, the institute has formal research links with more than 20 professors from NUS (“Adjunct researchers”).
SERIS collaborates closely with universities, research organisations, government agencies and industry, both locally and globally. The collaborations with companies from the global solar sector span from small start-ups to industry leading heavyweights.
Visit www.seris.sg for more information.
Since its founding in 1966, ADB has been driven by an inspiration and dedication to improving people’s lives in Asia and the Pacific. Whether it be through investment in infrastructure, health care services, financial and public administration systems, or helping nations prepare for the impact of climate change or better manage their natural resources, ADB is committed to helping developing member countries evolve into thriving, modern economies that are well integrated with each other and the world. The main devices for assistance are loans, grants, policy dialogue, technical assistance and equity investments. We are at the forefront of development thinking and practice, spreading information through regional forums, a growing online presence and the publication of specialized papers, serials and books.
Visit www.adb.org for more information.
EDB is the lead government agency for planning and executing strategies to enhance Singapore’s position as a global business centre. It dreams, designs and delivers solutions that create value for investors and companies in Singapore. Its mission is to create for Singapore, sustainable economic growth with vibrant business and good job opportunities.
Visit www.edb.gov.sg for more information.
The Energy Market Authority (EMA) is a statutory board under the Ministry of Trade and Industry. It was formed in 2001 as part of the government’s efforts to liberalise the electricity market in Singapore. EMA is the regulator of Singapore’s electricity and natural gas industries; it also serves as the Power System Operator. In 2009, EMA expanded its mandate to include industry development as one of its core functions.
Visit www.ema.gov.sg for more information.
Singapore is the government agency driving Singapore’s external economy. It spearheads the overseas growth of Singapore-based companies and promotes international trade.
Trade has always been the backbone of Singapore’s economy. In addition to promoting export of goods and services, IE Singapore also attracts global commodities traders to establish their global or Asian home base in Singapore. Today, Singapore is a thriving trading hub with a complete ecosystem for the energy, agri-commodities and metals & minerals trading clusters.
Renowned worldwide for their dedication to quality and innovation, Singapore-based companies make ideal business partners. With its global network in over 35 locations spanning many developed and emerging markets, the agency connects businesses with relevant Singapore-based companies for their business expansion by:
- helping to identify and cultivate relationships with Singapore-based partners that have a pan-Asian or global presence
- keeping companies abreast of the latest business trends and opportunities in Asia
Visit www.iesingapore.com for more information.
VDE, the Association for Electrical, Electronic and Information Technologies, was founded in 1893 by Werner von Siemens and other highly established industry leaders. We are one of the largest technical and scientific associations in Europe with more than 36,000 members. VDE is headquartered in Frankfurt am Main and is represented in Berlin as well as Brussels.
VDE Renewables is 100% owned by VDE. It conducts the marketing, business development, and project management activities for certification and non-certification activities in the area of quality assurance for the global renewable energy sector. VDE Renewables works closely with leading institutions around the world, such as the VDE Testing and Certification Institute and Fraunhofer ISE, to carry out testing of components and systems according to the highest levels of quality. We focus on bankability and insurability by working with the financial industry and tailoring products to meet stringent requirements.
Visit www.vde.com/renewables for more information.
I-PROMO Pte Ltd is an integrated conference & exhibitions agency specializing in trade, corporate& signature events for our clients in the Asia Pacific region.
Our unique strength lies in creating rich brand experiences and executing unconventional ideas with expertise to meet our clients' marketing objectives with years of experience managing conventions, exhibitions, festivals and gala events, I-PROMO produces memorable experiential events.
As a member of the Kingsmen Group, our project teams are equipped with knowledge and skills from diverse disciplines which include marketing ommunications, design, project management and interior fit-outs. With proven marketing strategies and a strong regional network, we have consistently delivered results beyond our clients' expectations.
Our goal is to raise the bar for every event we steward. Ultimately, our clients' success is our success! For more information, please visit www.i-promo.com.sg.
AustCham is the Australian business community in Singapore with close to 600 members representing over 500 companies. A community with connection to Australia be it through working for Australian companies in Singapore, Australians working for non-Australian companies in Singapore and Singaporeans and other nationalities that connects you to Australian business.
The Asian Photovoltaic Industry Association (APVIA) is a non-profit organization consisted of PV enterprises, scientific & research institutes and other relevant industrial organizations in Asian countries and regions under the principle of voluntary enrollment. Since its official launch held in Singapore in 2011, APVIA has devoted itself to promoting the development of PV industry worldwide, especially in Asia, including China, India, as well as those fast-growing solar markets in Southeast and West Asia. APVIA has attracted industrial associations, research institutes, PV companies from different countries and regions in Asia, such as China (including Taiwan and Hong Kong), Japan, India, Korea, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Turkey, Saudi Arab, Israel, etc.
The British Chamber of Commerce Singapore is a membership organisation consisting of a dynamic business community of over 3,000 executives, representing around 400 companies. Members are made up of British, Singaporean, international companies and individuals alike. We provide our members connections and support for businesses and organise events, offering frequent and diverse opportunities for networking and exchange.
EnergyCC addresses the need for a single, joined-up, industry platform bringing the renewable energy industry together with existing industry organizations in Oil & Gas, mining and financial investors. Its objective is to significantly scale up industry action for UN Sustainable Development Goal 13 and the Paris Agreement on Climate Change.
Here to EnergyCC creates a learning platform to allow sharing of good practice across these networks and to develop Joint Industry Projects (JIPs) in the Asia Pacific and Australia region.
The Energy Institute (EI) is the leading UK chartered professional membership body for the global energy industry. The EI’s principal role is to promote and advance knowledge, skills and good practice in energy for society’s benefit by:
- Raising standards and driving forward energy industry good practice
- Developing the skills and recognizing the competence of energy professionals
- Advancing knowledge and understanding about energy
In Singapore, the EI’s aim is to support local institutions and organisations with a view to sharing good practice and promoting international cooperation.
Established in 1979 and open to all companies, the French Chamber in Singapore has a network of over 700 companies and 4,000 individuals. Through a full range of business services and over 200 events organised a year, we provide a platform for exchange and acceleration of business development. Find out more at www.fccsingapore.com.
Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS) is the national lead agency promoting Corporate Sustainability, providing a one-stop concierge service for businesses to begin, deepen and broaden their sustainability journey. As a local chapter of the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), GCNS encourages companies to align their operations and strategies with UNGC's 10 universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption.
Through various platforms for multi-stakeholder engagement and collective action, GCNS advances the stewardship of sustainable business practices, supporting Singapore's national agenda of becoming a regional sustainable business hub. Since its inception in 2005, GCNS (then the Singapore Compact for Corporate Social Responsibility) has raised the level of awareness, and adoption, of Corporate Sustainability in businesses through collaboration between relevant stakeholders and practitioners in businesses, government and civil society.
The Italian Trade Agency is the Trade Promotion Office of the Italian Embassy, supporting the globalization of Italian firms and upholds trade relations between Italy and foreign countries. The Agency has an office in Singapore (firstname.lastname@example.org), covering Brunei and Philippines. Other offices are located in Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.
Established in 2006, the Malaysian Photovoltaic Industry Association (MPIA) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to provide credible and representative platform for the Malaysian solar industry. We envision that in the future, everyone would be able to generate their own electricity via solar PV. Our members comprised of the solar industry players in Malaysia such as manufacturers, service providers, system integrators, consultants, insurance and training providers. For more information, log on to www.mpia.org.my.
The Singaporean-German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (SGC) is part of the international network of German bilateral Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK), which spans across 90 countries with around 130 offices. The SGC was established in 2004 to promote and strengthen bilateral trade through the provision of advisories, an extensive network of business contacts, market information and business support services.
The SGC is primary source of reliable information on German business in Singapore and the German economic and business scene. It maintains an established network of expert groups and serves as a networking platform for over 500 members. DEinternational, the SGC’s business service division provides services such as market research, publications, business matching and organizes business delegations. Through its trade fairs division, Fairs and More, the SGC provides specialized services to companies participating in trade fairs.
The German bilateral Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK) are close partners abroad of the Federal German Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy in terms of trade promotion. They represent the interests of Germany’s industry and commerce in their host countries. Being also closely linked to Chambers of Commerce (IHK) and business associations in Germany, the AHKs are a bridge to contacts with companies, associations, and the government in Germany as well.
Singapore Environment Institute (SEI) is the training and knowledge division of the National Environment Agency (NEA). It is responsible for promoting technological and environmental knowledge among staff and empowering them to serve as more competent officers. SEI also develops and upskills the local industry’s environmental capabilities, adding value to Singapore’s manpower. Through its training programmes, publications, apps, and events it engages its stakeholders in a variety of ways. Its public lectures feature renowned environmental experts sharing valuable insights and know-how. With strong collaboration and support from industry, academic, and government organisations, it pursues the ultimate goal: advancing knowledge in environmental sustainability.
The Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) is an enabler of sustainability in the built environment. Represented by a distinctive public-private partnership that spans across the real estate value chain, SGBC is the nexus for the advocacy of green buildings that are healthier and more resource-efficient.
SGBC shapes green buildings by working to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings and advancing responsible procurement, reinforced by SGBC’s product and services certification schemes that emphasise environmental sustainability.
A member of the World Green Building Council, SGBC is Singapore’s national representative to a global network of close to 80 green building councils.
For more information, please visit www.sgbc.sg.
SICC is Singapore’s longest serving chamber and first registered company. Founded in 1837, the Chamber is part of team Singapore. Its mission is to stand up for business interests in the wider interests of a vibrant economy. The Chamber is an inclusive platform of large and small, local and foreign businesses representing more than 20 sectors and 40 nationalities.
The Singapore Water Association (SWA) is a dynamic collaboration among private sector players intent on bringing a new vibrancy to Singapore’s growing water industry. The association aspires to play a role in efforts to profile and promote Singapore as a one-stop centre for all water-related services and as a water technology hub.
U Associate is a network of professional guilds and associations by the Labour Movement to reach out to working professionals. Since its launch in March 2011, the U Associate ecosystem has grown; providing valuable networking opportunities across different sectors, creating avenues for cross-pollination of ideas and crossapplication of skillsets for our working professionals. At the sectoral level, NTUC collaborates with U Associates to develop careers and skills progression plans for working professionals, so as to equip them with future-ready skills for the jobs of tomorrow. For more information, visit www.ntuc.org.sg/uassociate.
Workforce Singapore promotes the development, competitiveness, inclusiveness, and employability of all levels of the workforce. Its key mission is to enable Singaporeans to meet their career aspirations, take on quality jobs at different stages of life and help enterprises be competitive and manpower-lean. For more information, please visit www.wsg.gov.sg
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is an industry research firm focused on helping energy professionals generate opportunities. With a team of experts spread across six continents, BNEF provides independent analysis and insight, enabling decision-makers to navigate change in an evolving energy economy. Visit https://about.bnef.com/ or request more information.
Clean Energy Pipeline understands the global renewable energy investment landscape and delivers real-time news, transaction data and analytics on this increasingly complex sector. Our in-house team identifies the latest investment, M&A, project finance, fund and regulatory announcements. In addition, we deliver proprietary content including interviews, analysis, insight reports and events. Sign up for a trial with code ACES here.
European Distributed Energy Resources Laboratories e.V. (DERlab) is an association of over 30 leading laboratories and research institutes in the field of distributed energy resources equipment and systems. The association develops joint requirements and quality criteria for the connection and operation of distributed energy resources (DER) and strongly supports the consistent development of DER technologies. DERlab offers testing and consulting services for distributed generation (DG) to support the transition towards more decentralised power systems. Find out more about DERlab here: http://der-lab.net/
Since 2004, Asia Research News has been helping Asia’s universities and research institutions promote new research findings and academic expertise to a wider international audience, including the media. Our services include specialist writing and targeted media distribution. Our news portal, www.researchsea.com, helps connect Asian researchers with the media and the public. We also publish the annual magazine, Asia Research News magazine, which highlights innovative and significant breakthroughs from Asia.
Singapore Solar Exchange (SSX) is a solar materials trading company handling polysilicon, wafers, cells and modules spot physical shipments since 2010. We publish a weekly spot price index and a weekly forward pricing curves. Our aim is to increase price transparency and further the standardisation of solar raw materials transactions.