Sembcorp turns up the heat on contractor skills

A Sembcorp Solar worker inspecting panels at one of Sembcorp's HDB rooftop project sites in Choa Chu Kang. Besides hiring contractors, Sembcorp employs about 35 workers in its solar team.
A Sembcorp Solar worker inspecting panels at one of Sembcorp's HDB rooftop project sites in Choa Chu Kang. Besides hiring contractors, Sembcorp employs about 35 workers in its solar team.PHOTO: SEMBCORP INDUSTRIES

Solar energy division offers free training sessions to build up talent and share industry best practices

As the solar industry heats up in Singapore, the skills of contractors may not have caught up.

Sembcorp, one of the largest players in the industry, first noticed the problem when it took over development of a solar project last year.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 03, 2019, with the headline 'Sembcorp turns up the heat on contractor skills'. Print Edition | Subscribe