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Sembcorp, EMA jointly award grant to NTU to develop Singapore's first virtual power plant

Stanislaus Jude Chan
Stanislaus Jude Chan10/8/2019 11:15 AM GMT+08  • 2 min read
Sembcorp, EMA jointly award grant to NTU to develop Singapore's first virtual power plant
SINGAPORE (Oct 8): Sembcorp Industries and the Energy Market Authority (EMA) have jointly awarded a grant to Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to develop Singapore’s first virtual power plant (VPP).
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SINGAPORE (Oct 8): Sembcorp Industries and the Energy Market Authority (EMA) have jointly awarded a grant to Nanyang Technological University (NTU) to develop Singapore’s first virtual power plant (VPP).

The VPP acts like a “single utility-scale power station” and coordinates electricity produced from distributed energy resources (DERs) at end users’ premises.

DERs, which include solar and energy storage systems, currently complement traditional power plants which generate electricity centrally.

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