Me & My Career: Solar energy professional sees great prospects in sunrise sector

In this series, individuals share their career journeys and provide an inside look into their jobs and industries. This week, we look at clean energy.

Shawn Tan, head of engineering at renewable energy firm Sunseap Group, at a floating open-sea solar energy farm in Singapore. ST PHOTO: FELINE LIM
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SINGAPORE - Work on an offshore floating solar farm spanning the size of five football fields was under way in the Strait of Johor when the Covid-19 pandemic struck.

Mr Shawn Tan, head of engineering at solar energy solutions provider Sunseap, was faced with a huge challenge - how to finish the project given contractors were unable to bring foreign workers out of their dormitories or into the country and supplies from overseas were also delayed.

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