If you are looking to expand your business in Asia, be present at Asia Smart Grid 2012 to:
- Gateway to access fast growing Asia market
- Gain contacts, established business relationships and network with Asian policy-makers/regulators, utilities companies, consultants, system integrators and factory/building owners
- Meet professionals in the smart grid developments from Asia Pacific
- Heighten your brand awareness
- Learn and gain insights to smart grid case studies and best practices
1. An excellent location for pilot projects.
- Intelligent Energy System (IES) pilot project (by Accenture and ST Electronics Infocomm) has been implemented in Singapore, involving 4,500 customers in various residential, commercial and industrial locations. Phase 1 (2010 - 2012) will focus on the implementation of the enabling infrastructure for the IES. The key infrastructure components are the advanced metering infrastructure (commonly referred to as 'smart meters') and the communication system. [Source: Singapore Business Review, 13 Apr 2011]
- Phase 2 (2012-2013) of the pilot will focus on the smart grid applications. Customers with the smart meters installed in their premises can experience the benefits of the IES through various services offered by the electricity retailers. In this phase, other companies may be brought in to provide smart grid applications and services.
- The world’s largest experimental energy grid and the first in S.E.A. is being developed in Singapore. The $38 million venture aims to make Singapore a “living laboratory” where firms from around the world can develop, test-bed and implement potentially lucrative new energy technologies. [Source: The Straits Times, 17 July 2010]
2. A technology hub for South East Asia.
- Renesas commented “Singapore is probably the pioneer in South East Asia… a lot of neighbours are always enquiring about the knowhow”
- APC Greater China said “[Singapore is] a hub to link suppliers and end-users in Asia Pacific”
- CEI said “Singapore can be a base in terms of technology, solutions and support"
[Source: Reed Exhibitions’s commissioned research by GIA, 2010]
3. Strategic location linking US/Europe to Asia.
- Singapore is a hub for knowledge exchange and a thriving destination for business prospects.
- Singapore is strategically positioned in the middle of a booming Asian region.
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