Natural gas remains critical to generating electricity in Singapore: Tuas Power executive

Tuas Power COO Michael Wong said natural gas is still needed as solutions such as solar and hydrogen are not going to come online so soon. PHOTO: TUAS POWER
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SINGAPORE – Natural gas will remain a critical component of Singapore’s energy mix until renewables such as solar and hydrogen can take on more of the load, said a senior Tuas Power executive.

Chief operating officer Michael Wong added that the project involving buying electricity from Laos is an encouraging step towards a shared Asean power grid but it will take time to fully develop.

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