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Browse > Home / News / To FiT or not to FiT? [News] To FiT or not to FiT? [News] November 8, 2011 by Eugene Tay Filed under News Leave a Comment By Dennis Posadas, Today, 8 Nov 2011. For many countries, the means to encourage a shift to renewables is the Feed in Tariff (FiT). FiTs are agreed higher prices per kilowatt-hour given to renewable energy investors for wind and solar, because these renewables currently cost higher compared with fossil fuel sources. Eventually, once a market is made available, economies of scale will force prices to drop. The Singapore Government currently does not take this position on encouraging renewable energy sources. Second Minister for Trade and Industry S Iswaran said, during the Singapore Energy Summit forum on Oct 1, that Singapore supports research and development (R&D) to help bring down the costs of alternative energies so that they ...

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