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Singapore sees first renewable energy electricity import via Keppel Electric deal in Laos

Lim Hui Jie
Lim Hui Jie6/23/2022 06:39 PM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Singapore sees first renewable energy electricity import via Keppel Electric deal in Laos
This agreement is one of the trials that Singapore has been working on to pave the way for larger-scale electricity imports of up to 4GW by 2035
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Singapore has commenced its first renewable energy import via a regional multilateral power trade agreement signed by Keppel Electric and Laos state-owned electricity enterprise Électricité Du Laos (EdL).

Keppel Electric is a subsidiary of Keppel Infrastructure, which is, in turn, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Corp.

This agreement imports up to 100 megawatts (MW) of renewable hydropower from Laos to Singapore - via Thailand and Malaysia - using existing interconnections, is also the first multilateral cross-border electricity trade involving four ASEAN countries.

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