Households here consumed a total of 7,295 GWh (gigawatt hours) last year, which is the equivalent of each home spending about $1,000 a year on electricity.
Those living in Jurong who are thinking of switching their electricity retailer may now be able to enjoy free electricity for a month.
Come April 1, households and businesses in Jurong will have the option of buying electricity from a retailer with a price plan that best meets their needs under the Open Electricity Market initiative.
TELCO StarHub and Singapore-based sustainable energy firm Sunseap are tying up to offer customers a choice of two clean energy subscription plans starting next month.
The company added that its retail offerings for households and SMEs will also aim to help customers reduce energy consumption via the use of smart technology.
Microsoft yesterday said it will buy 100 per cent of the electricity generated from Sunseap's 60 megawatt-peak solar power project for 20 years for its Singapore data operations. Sunseap has solar panels on hundreds of rooftops across Singapore.PHOTO: SUNSEAP
The Government will review the carbon tax rate by 2023, with plans to increase it to between $10 and $15 per tonne of emissions by 2030.