Sembcorp Industries Ltd is pleased to announce that Sembcorp Solar Singapore Pte Ltd has won a 50MW project from the Housing & Development Board (HDB) and the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).
As the winning bidder for the project, Sembcorp will build, own, operate and maintain grid-tied rooftop solar systems with a total capacity of 50MW across 848 HDB blocks under the West Coast and Choa Chu Kang Town Councils and 27 other government sites in Singapore. Sembcorp Solar's winning bid was put together with Kurihara Kogyo Co., Ltd.
This project is part of the SolarNova programme, Construction of the rooftop solar systems by Sembcorp will begin in 3Q 2018, and is targeted to be completed by 2Q 2020.
Koh Chiap Khiong, Head of Singapore, Southeast Asia & China (Energy), Sembcorp, said, "As a home-grown company that has built up an established renewable energy portfolio internationally, Sembcorp is committed to a sustainable future for all. We are very excited to apply our global expertise here at home, and contribute to the growing momentum towards cleaner energy in Singapore.
"With the full implementation of the open electricity market in the country later this year, we look forward to making a difference to households and businesses not only with value-for-money power packages, but also by delivering more sustainable electricity to them."