ESI hosted a seminar for a visiting delegation under the Singapore Cooperation Programme on 30 September 2014

On Tuesday, 30 September 2014, ESI hosted a seminar on “Clean Energy and Emission Reduction” for a delegation, led by Nanyang Technological University;  of senior government officials invited by the  Singapore's Ministry of Foreign Affairs under the Singapore Cooperation Programme.  The delegation consisted of attendees from over 15 developing countries, including Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Iran, Jordan, Maldives, Moldova, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Romania, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, Thailand, The Bahamas and Trinidad and Tobago.

Dr. Elspeth Thomson, Senior Fellow and Head of the Energy and the Environment Division at ESI began by introducing ESI’s research activities. This was followed by presentations by ESI staff on various issues related to clean energy and climate change:

  • “Deploying Flexible Solar PV in Singapore” by Kamal Soundararajan
  • “Transport Policies for Urbanising Economies:  Singapore’s Experience” by Oliver Yuen
  • “The Feasibility of ETS in ASEAN: Viewpoint of Power Sector” by Anton Finenko
  • “HFCs: A Challenge for Developing Countries” by Gautam Jindal