Urban Cities Looking to Floating Solar Panels for Alternative Energy Generation

by Jun Wei Ee | 1Q 2021 | IN-6015
In August 2020, Singapore’s National Water Agency PUB and Sembcorp Floating Solar Singapore—a unit of Sembcorp Industries—announced the commencement of the construction of a floating solar power plant at the Tengeh Reservoir that is capable of generating 60 megawatts of peak power (MWp). With this build being one of the world’s largest inland floating solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, it will not only help reduce the country’s dependence on fossil fuels and therefore carbon emissions, but also aid in a more sustainable future, a key aim of Singapore’s climate resilience plans.

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