09 Apr '12, 10pm

Energy Conservation Act: I support the introduction of the energy management framework in the Energy Conservatio...

Energy Conservation Act: I support the introduction of the energy management framework in the Energy Conservatio...

My speech on the Energy Conservation Act on 9 April 2012 in Parliament. ———- As an industrialised economy which consumes its fair share of energy, Singapore must play its part to reduce its carbon footprint and combat climate change. One way of doing this is to be more efficient in the use of our limited energy resources. Doing so is not only environmentally friendly, but is also economically beneficial to our companies. The introduction of the Energy Conservation Bill (or EC) is a welcome development to signal our nation’s commitment to improving energy efficiency. The key objectives of the Bill are to give the practice of energy management greater focus within companies that are large energy consumers, and to build industry capability in energy management. This is expected to help reduce Singapore’s energy intensity by 35% by 2030, from 2005 levels. Improving the energy ...

Full article: http://geraldgiam.sg/2012/04/energy-conservation-act/

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