25 Oct '17, 8am

#Solar News: Singapore to receive $18m solar and storage research boost

#Solar News: Singapore to receive $18m solar and storage research boost

Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) – the body that oversees energy supply and regulation – has issued grants totalling S$24 million (~US$18 million) to aid the development of solar power and energy storage research. A consortium led by the National University of Singapore will use the $4.5 million portion of the grant to identify ways to improve Singapore’s solar power forecasting abilities. The hope is that a better understanding of the country’s irradiation resources can support more effective solar PV adoption and help the EMA improve its management of the national grid. Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Culture, Community and Youth, and Trade and Industry Sim Ann said that the consortium will build a solar forecasting model that is customized specifically to the country’s tropical climate. With this firm focus on grid stability, the EMA will also grant $1...

Full article: https://www.pv-magazine.com/2017/10/25/singapore-to-recei...

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