THREE EMERGING GREEN SECTORS: Energy

Renewables powering an employment boom

SOLAR The Siam Solar project groups 10 solar photovoltaic power plants across central Thailand that deliver clean energy to the national grid. WIND This Taiwanese project, with 62 wind turbines spread across two coastal farms close to Changbin and Ta
SOLAR: The Siam Solar project groups 10 solar photovoltaic power plants across central Thailand that deliver clean energy to the national grid. PHOTO: SOUTH POLE
SOLAR The Siam Solar project groups 10 solar photovoltaic power plants across central Thailand that deliver clean energy to the national grid. WIND This Taiwanese project, with 62 wind turbines spread across two coastal farms close to Changbin and Ta
WIND: This Taiwanese project, with 62 wind turbines spread across two coastal farms close to Changbin and Taichung, generates over 480,000MWh of clean electricity. PHOTO: SOUTH POLE
SOLAR The Siam Solar project groups 10 solar photovoltaic power plants across central Thailand that deliver clean energy to the national grid. WIND This Taiwanese project, with 62 wind turbines spread across two coastal farms close to Changbin and Ta
HYDRO: The Musi River plant near the port city of Bengkulu delivers over 765,000MWh to Sumatra's grid every year - meeting the needs of more than 700,000 Indonesians. PHOTO: SOUTH POLE

The sun is finally shining on green energy jobs in Singapore.

The Government's recent decision to set more ambitious solar energy targets for 2025 and 2030 has opened the way for potentially thousands of new jobs here, a leading industry figure tells Insight.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 21, 2020, with the headline 'Renewables powering an employment boom'. Print Edition | Subscribe