Genplus signs MOU with NGO, Ground-Up Initiative (GUI) to provide power and promote sustainable living
GenPlus, Press Release, 27th Oct 2020 at 11:00 AM Singapore Time
Partnership provides a photovoltaic and energy storage system to assist GUI in reducing their operation cost
Strengthen Genplus’ pledge in providing sustainable power to the society
SINGAPORE (23 September 2020) – Genplus, together with long time partner Narada Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. (NAP) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with NGO Ground-Up Initiative (GUI) to to testbed a smart photovoltaic (PV) and energy storage system (ESS) cluster for intermittency mitigation. This system would help alleviate some of the GUI’s energy costs while allowing Genplus to test out new technology with a physical site. The partnership would also allow GUI to use the systems to engage the public on solar power and energy storage and educate visitors to GUI on sustainable green energy.
“Genplus is very pleased to be able to collabobrate with GUI, a great champion in sustainable living in Singapore to reduce some of their operation costs that they can continue to promote sustainable living,” said Genplus Managing Director, Lim Ming Chiat. “With this partnership, Genplus can further improve our technologies and build closer ties with Narada, engineering with both our in-house technologies on utilizing smart distributed energy resources to further improve the utilization of solar energy in Singapore while supporting GUI. It is a win-win situation for our organizations and for the greater good on sustainable living.”
“GUI is grateful to Genplus and Narada Asia Pacific and happy that we can support Genplus' mission,” said Chua Ping Yit, President of GUI on the partnership. “What Genplus is trying to do benefits our environment as well as our nation. Only through collaboration can we tackle the climate crisis the world faces.”
Technology development for a sustainable future does not stop even with a pandemic. With a growing demand for solar energy, development for energy storage systems and distributed energy resources could only become more relevant in solving the intermittency problems associated with renewable energy.