JTC signs MOU to help its industrial estates go green

JTC Corporation is joining hands with the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore (SEAS) to work on energy efficiency solutions for buildings in JTC’s business parks and industrial estates. The two partners signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Tuesday (June 3).

They plan to co-develop energy efficient solutions, such as harnessing solar energy, converting manufacturing waste to energy and improved lighting technologies. The MOU will also cover energy management and control systems to monitor energy for better use. For a start, these projects will involve the JTC Woodlands’ industrial estate. Potential projects include installation of solar PV panels and energy efficient lighting.

Successful technologies could be implemented on a large scale throughout JTC estates, and this is expected to lead to potential cost savings for its tenants.

Said the CEO of JTC Corporation, Mr Png Cheong Boon: “This partnership with SEAS will provide opportunities for Singapore companies, especially SMEs and startups, to demonstrate their innovations and establish track records, thereby giving them a leg up in the commercialisation of their new innovations in the global market.”

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 3 Jun 2014

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