Asian bank joins clean power club

A global community of corporates committed to moving to 100% renewable energy has welcomed its first member from Singapore. Asian bank DBS has signed up to the RE100 initiative – spearheaded by The Climate G...

Microsoft shops for clean power

(SINGAPORE) Microsoft has signed its first clean energy deal in Asia. As part of the 20-year agreement, the tech giant will buy 100% of the power output from a new solar project in Singapore, developed by...

Singapore to trial marine biofuels

Can biofuels provide a sustainable power alternative to the shipping industry? A new collaborative project in Singapore is going to test the idea. The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) has signe...

Sustainability revolution is brewing

(SINGAPORE) Scientists in Asia have pioneered a new process to convert spent beer grains into a liquid used to grow yeast. Spent beer grains represent a large portion of a brewery's waste products and yea...

Australia agrees Asian food pact

Australia and Singapore are to work together on advancing food innovation. The South Australia Food Innovation Centre (SAFIC) and the Singapore Food Innovation Cluster will collaborate after a deal was signe...

Ferrero opens food innovation centre

(SINGAPORE) Ferrero has opened an Innovation Center in Singapore where a multidisciplinary team of experts will advance research in health and nutrition to improve the quality of food. The family firm - t...

Floating solar farms a game-changer

(SINGAPORE) Floating solar farms offer an ingenious solution for generating clean energy in places like Singapore - where land is scarce. And testing is underway in waters around the island city-state to ...

Smart coffee shops open in Singapore

Two coffee shops in Singapore had a robotics and digital makeover at the weekend. In response to Singapore's Food Services Industry Transformation Map - which includes a call for 'productive coffee shops' th...

Micro-grids can energise communities

(SINGAPORE) A new collaboration to develop off-grid renewable energy solutions for remote areas of Singapore - and island communities in Asia - is underway. The initiative between ENGIE Lab1, Nanyang Tech...

Singapore pilots drone delivery service

(SINGAPORE) Drones will soon be delivering parcels to customers in Singapore thanks to a collaboration deal signed between Airbus Helicopters and SingPost. The pair are joining forces on the Skyways parce...