You know how you sometimes come into contact with an object (or a person!) and receive a sharp zap of electricity? Well, as it turns out, you might soon be able to use static electricity to charge your phone. How awesome is that?
A University is more than just an educational institute, it is a business that requires managing many moving parts to not only provide quality education for the students but also maximise resources for the staff and faculty.
From the hundreds of lecture theatres scattered around campuses to the myriad of events being held by the various student bodies, energy is one of the biggest operational expense that all universities should seek to manage effectively.
From green energy alternatives to sustainability efforts, this article will highlight 6 ways to help educational institutes save on their monthly energy bill!
From solar energy to hydroelectric power, renewable energy is fast becoming a significant power source for countries big and small. While solar energy can be harnessed almost anywhere with direct sunlight, hydroelectric power generated as long as there is a big enough river, wind energy requires the most physical open space and a really windy environment – that’s why you won’t be seeing wind energy anytime soon in Singapore!
In this article, we continue our series to take you through the world of renewable energy with wind energy and the top 5 countries that are harnessing it to power their daily lives.
When we hear about renewable energy, most of us immediately think about energy sources that include solar, wind, water or geothermal energy and while important to our lives, just rather insignificant on a big scale.
However, renewable energy has not only brought about an enormous sweeping change to our world in terms of a better environment but also new industries that are making our lives better and millions of job created.
In this list, we are proud to feature 12 amazing facts about renewable energy you probably never knew about!
Whether you are running a fast food restaurant, a manufacturing plant or a busy hotel in the heart of Singapore, managing the cost of your power supply is crucial to maximise savings and increase the profits of your business.
In fact, depending on the nature of your business, your power supply bill could form anywhere from 5% to 20% of your total business operating cost. That makes choosing the right energy plan crucial not just for your operations but the bottom line as well!
The Top 5 Hydroelectricity Powerhouses In The World!
When we think of renewable energy, the first thing that comes into mind is solar energy, after all in sunny Singapore solar panels are almost everywhere, but did you know water is also a powerful renewable energy source?
When we think of hotels, images of luxury, pampering and relaxation easily fills our mind but today guests are starting to wonder, ‘How is my hotel and stay impacting the environment?’
In anticipation of Six Senses’ Maxwell opening in the heart of Singapore’s Chinatown on 1st December 2018, we sat down with Murray Aitken, General Manager of Six Senses Singapore to understand how sustainability is at the core of their brand’s commitment.
Do you know there is a way to go green with just a flip of the switch?
In Singapore, the bulk of our electricity is generated by burning fossil fuels such as fuel oil and natural gas. However, from 2019 onwards, there will be a $5 per tonne carbon tax implemented on businesses that produce more than 25,000 tonnes of greenhouse gases. These include power stations that produce our electricity.