, Singapore
280 views

EMA seeks new proposal to assess Singapore’s geothermal potential

Singapore is in a region of high subsurface heat flow which could have heat resources.

The Energy Market Authority (EMA) released a request for a proposal for a non-invasive geophysical study to assess the deep geothermal resource potential of Singapore at depths of up to 10 kilometres for the country’s power generation.

In a statement, EMA said a holistic study will provide additional data to assess the potential of geothermal energy in Singapore and identify suitable locations for geothermal power plant deployment in the Lion City.

READ MORE: Singapore digs deep to unleash geothermal energy potential

“The data and information availed through the study will also be used to assess the potential for subsurface geologic carbon sequestration in Singapore,” EMA said.

The call came following the localised exploratory studies conducted in northern and eastern Singapore. Past studies showed that Singapore is located in a region of high subsurface heat flow that could possess heat resources.

The exploratory study led by the Nanyang Technological University in July found heat from a depth of four to five kilometres in the Admiralty area which could be used for power generation.

Follow the link for more news on

Join Asian Power community
Since you're here...

...there are many ways you can work with us to advertise your company and connect to your customers. Our team can help you dight and create an advertising campaign, in print and digital, on this website and in print magazine.

We can also organize a real life or digital event for you and find thought leader speakers as well as industry leaders, who could be your potential partners, to join the event. We also run some awards programmes which give you an opportunity to be recognized for your achievements during the year and you can join this as a participant or a sponsor.

Let us help you drive your business forward with a good partnership!

Exclusives

Why Singapore could be the ‘tipping point’ for ASEAN renewable and grid development
Heavily reliant on gas, the country is still on track for its 2035 net-zero target, but could be more ambitious to hit its 2050 goal by 2045.
Power Utility
Will the government pay for coal power exit in Vietnam?
The country’s coal power phase-out strategy sees renewables accounting for 67.7%–71.5% of the energy mix by 2050.