JTC Corporation (JTC) and Shell Singapore have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding MOU) to jointly explore developing a solar farm on part of Semakau Landfill located south of the Singapore mainland.

The MOU is supported by the National Environment Agency (NEA) and Energy Market Authority (EMA).

If successful, the solar farm would be the first large-scale solar project in Singapore where a sanitary landfill is also used for clean energy generation. The project is aligned with Singapore’s target to increase solar deployment to at least 2 gigawatt-peak (GWp) by 2030.

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