En­ergy-ef­fi­ciency is the goal

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Sin­ga­pore aims to have 80% of all its build­ings meet its min­i­mum ‘Green Mark Cer­ti­fied’ en­ergy ef­fi­ciency stan­dards by 2030.

Smart en­ergy

90% to 95% of elec­tric­ity gen­er­ated from nat­u­ral gas Smart grid sys­tems in­stalled in more than 30% of the house­holds

Smart health­care

In­te­grated health in­for­ma­tion sys­tem across Sin­ga­pore Cloud com­put­ing mod­els used in most health­care or­gan­i­sa­tions

Smart tech­nol­ogy

100% broad­band pen­e­tra­tion rate Ini­tial­i­sa­tion of 4G LTE ser­vice 50% of house­holds to have smart home so­lu­tions

Smart build­ings

80% of build­ings to meet its ‘Green Mark Cer­ti­fied’ en­ergy ef­fi­ciency stan­dards by 2030 Zero en­ergy build­ings in the next five years

Smart mo­bil­ity

70% of traf­fic to be pub­lic trans­port by 2020 Avail­abil­ity of real-time travel in­for­ma­tion on in­ter­net and mo­bile phones 40% re­bate on pur­chases of green ve­hi­cles, such as hy­brid, elec­tric cars, etc In­dia can utilise Sin­ga­pore’s ex­per­tise in ur­ban plan­ning, es­pe­cially for the smart ci­ties project.

The Chi­nese gov­ern­ment has used Sin­ga­pore’s skills to cre­ate smart and sus­tain­able satel­lite towns that also have had the po­ten­tial to gen­er­ate em­ploy­ment. It has cre­ated a model business park-cum-city in a joint ven­ture with Sin­ga­pore at Suzhou.

Other ex­am­ples in­clude an eco city in Tian­jin and Knowl­edge City in Guangzhou.

SOURCES: RESUR­GENT IN­DIA AND FROST & SUL­LI­VAN

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