Energy Ministers and Leaders at 4th SIEW Call for Greater Regional Collaboration and Innovation [Press Releases]
1. The fourth annual Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) closed today with a clear message that “Securing our Energy Future” will require greater leadership, global collaboration and innovation to meet the future demands of a rapidly evolving energy landscape.
2. Held from 31 October-4 November 2011, SIEW 2011 was attended by more than 20,000 participants from over 60 countries, and featured 550 exhibitors. This year’s event was the largest and best-attended SIEW gathering to date, hosting some of the world’s top energy leaders. These included Mr Nobuo Tanaka, former Executive Director of the International Energy Agency, and Energy Ministers from Southeast Asia, the United Arab Emirates and Europe. Luminaries such as Mr Peter Voser, CEO of Royal Dutch Shell International, and Mr José Gabrielli, CEO of Petrobras, were also part of the line-up. Read more
The annual Clean Energy Expo Asia (CEEA) 2011 Trade Fair is held at Suntec Singapore from 1 to 3 Nov. This year’s CEEA Trade Fair hosts about 170 exhibiting companies from 26 countries, with 6 country pavilions from Canada, Europe, Japan, Taiwan, Singapore and Switzerland. Exhibitors showcase clean energy solutions including solar energy, energy efficiency, biomass, biogas, biofuel, and electric vehicles.
Here are some photos of exhibits at the Trade Fair: Read more
During his Opening Address at the Singapore Energy Lecture, which kicks off the annual Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2011, Mr S Iswaran, Minister, Prime Minister’s Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade and Industry, shares Singapore’s three strategies in addressing its energy challenge, given its over dependence on energy imports and the need to secure reliable and affordable energy supplies.
Diversify Energy Supply
Mr Iswaran shared that the key thrust of Singapore’s energy strategy is the diversification of its energy supplies through Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) and electricity imports. Singapore will also continue to explore other options like solar energy. Read more
Global Energy Luminaries Meet in Singapore for 4th Singapore International Energy Week [Press Releases]
1. The Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2011, from 31 October to 4 November, is set to become the focal point for high-level energy dialogue in the region. Into its fourth year, SIEW is the leading platform for senior policymakers, industry leaders and academics to deliberate and exchange perspectives, strategies and solutions to major issues impacting the global energy agenda.
2. This year, developments in the Middle East, North Africa and Japan have thrown the spotlight on energy security. In Asia, economic expansion is driving countries to find a mix of energy options that is able to sustain growth while being clean and secure. As a small city-state with no natural resources, Singapore is acutely aware of its energy challenges. These challenges have informed this year’s theme of “Securing Our Energy Future”, which emphasises the need to rethink policies to ensure a stable supply of energy for the future. Read more