Week In South East Asia: Sembcorp Signs MOU For Decarbonised Hydrogen In Singapore; And More

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Sembcorp Industries Signs MOU to Explore Commercialisation of Decarbonised Hydrogen into Singapore

Sembcorp Utilities has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Chiyoda Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation to explore the feasibility and implementation of a commercial-scale supply chain to deliver decarbonized hydrogen into Singapore, utilizing Chiyoda’s proven hydrogen storage and transportation technology “SPERA Hydrogen”. This MOU represents a strategically important step in the potential creation of a commercial-scale global supply chain for decarbonized hydrogen into Singapore. The parties intend to undertake joint efforts to explore the most cost-effective hydrogen production in offshore locations for subsequent hydrogenation in these selected locations and to ultimately ship MCH to Singapore for use.

Hanwha Aero Engines Co., Ltd. Benefits From Investing In Rooftop Solar Systems

As the only enterprise in the field of aviation engines in Korea, one of the top 10 advanced technology companies in the world, in 2018, Hanwha officially invested in a factory to manufacture aircraft engine components at Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park, Hanoi. Every year, Hanwha consumes about 2,007.7 TOE. However, operating in the high-tech field, in addition to a modern production line system that is integrated with 4.0 technology, energy-saving, to optimize costs and minimize CO2 emissions in the production process, Hanwha has actively implemented many investment solutions to improve energy efficiency. Accordingly, for internal management, Hanwha has seriously performed periodic maintenance according to the plan. In particular, the company installed 2,660 solar panels on the roof of the factory with a capacity of 934kWp. By the end of 2020, this rooftop solar power system has provided production activities at Hanwha’s factory with more than 1.5 million kWh. Calculating according to Hanwha’s 2019 electricity consumption of 12,922,600 kWh, the ratio of self-produced electricity from solar energy compared to the company’s purchasing power is 11.6%.

BCPG Partners Keppel to Deliver Sustainable Energy Solutions and Infrastructure

BCPG Public Company Limited, a leading renewable energy company in Thailand and Asia-Pacific, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Keppel New Energy Pte Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Infrastructure Holdings Pte Ltd (Keppel Infrastructure), aiming to collaborate on providing low-carbon, sustainable energy solutions, and infrastructure in ASEAN. The press statement stated the MOU will bring together the strengths of both companies to meet the rising demand for clean and renewable energy as well as value-added energy services to lower carbon emission and to power sustainable urbanization arising from rapid economic development in ASEAN. The two companies will collaborate exclusively on developing and delivering high-efficiency cooling-as-a-service, Electric Vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure and operation, and other smart city infrastructure in Thailand, it added.

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