Punggol Eco Town to test-bed energy solutions for public housing

Government agencies are embarking on energy solutions testing for public housing with Panasonic.

Flats in Punggol Eco Town will become a test-bed for energy solutions.

This follows a collaboration struck between the Housing Development Board, Energy Market Authority, the Economic Development Board and Japanese electronics giant, Panasonic.

Solar panels will be fitted to power lifts and lighting, as well as a monitoring system installed to help households watch energy consumption patterns.

The project will start this year and will run till 2013.

Source : Channel NewsAsia – 1 Aug 2011

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