Singapore's exposure to energy crisis seen in wild price spike

The cost of one megawatt-hour soared to $4,499.93 for about 30 minutes on Monday night, more than 13 times the daily average.


Global energy crisis hits Singapore as iSwitch Energy goes bust

Singapore is the latest victim of a global fuel shortage that has sent power prices rallying in the UK.

Broker's Calls

Why Sembcorp faces limited threat from an open electricity market: OCBC

SINGAPORE (Mar 22): OCBC Research is maintaining its “buy” call on Sembcorp Industries (SCI) with a fair value of $3.59 despite further liberalisation of Singapore’s retail electricity market which brings higher competition along with it.

India's power companies have a new weapon against electricity theft

(Oct 4): India’s power companies have a problem largely responsible for US$10 billion ($13.6 billion) a year in losses. Slum dwellers steal electricity and refuse to pay their bills. But company officials often can’t go in without being chased by mobs


Electric grid study ordered by US energy chief to boost coal

WASHINGTON (April 17): US Energy Secretary Rick Perry is ordering a study of the US electric grid, with an eye to examining whether policies that favor wind and solar energy are accelerating the retirement of coal and nuclear plants critical to ensuring s

In print this week

New revenue streams flow from Hyflux’s ELO Water

SINGAPORE (March 10): With weak electricity prices driving Hyflux’s energy division into losses and desalination margins narrow amid intense competition, CEO Olivia Lum is bringing in new revenue streams to help tide over the short term.