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Singapore joined IEA Association in 2016.
Singapore plays an important and growing role in global energy markets. It is a major global energy trading hub and the world’s third largest oil refining centre. Singapore is also one of the key financial services centres in Asia, and is likely to play an important role in financing energy sector development in Southeast Asia, among other regional players.
Singapore joined the IEA as an Association country in October 2016. Since then, Singapore and the IEA have collaborated on a number of important projects.
With the IEA, Singapore would like to contribute to regional energy policy capacity building by hosting a series training events, designed to cover different key topics each year. The first event in this "Training Hub" series, the Singapore-IEA Energy Efficiency Training Week for Asia-Pacific, was undertaken in July 2017, which brought together over 100 next generation energy efficiency professionals from across the 10 ASEAN member states, Timor-Leste as well as other nations across the Asia-Pacific region to share their experience in planning, implementing and evaluating energy efficiency policies. The aim of the training is to equip junior energy efficiency policy makers with knowledge and skills to be more effective in their roles.
In partnership with the Government of Singapore, the IEA annually participates in Singapore International Energy Week, a key annual global energy policy and energy market forum. In October 2017, IEA co-hosts the Singapore-IEA Forum, which will focus on energy investment challenges and opportunities in Southeast Asia and beyond.
- The IEA and ASEAN: “Key strategic partners” in pursuit of Southeast Asia’s energy goals
6 September 2019
- Energy Market Authority of Singapore and the IEA co-host first ever Regional Training Programme on Green Buildings
16 July 2019
- Improving efficiency is a key focus of the IEA’s global work
8 February 2019
- ASEAN Ministers call for stronger institutional ties with the IEA
30 October 2018
- Singapore and the IEA co-host first ever ASEAN Clean Energy Investment and Financing Training Programme
31 August 2018
Technology Collaboration Programmes
The IEA Technology Collaboration Programmes (TCPs) underpin IEA efforts to support innovation for energy security, economic growth and environmental protection. The TCPs operating today involve about 6 000 experts from government, industry and research organisations in more than 50 countries.
Singapore participates in technology collaboration programme.