As part o the national drie to improe energecienc, a mlti-agenc committee known as theEnerg Ecienc Programme Oce (E
PO) has beenset p. Led b the National Enironment Agenc,E
PO will integrate the oerall eorts o the pblic,priate and people sectors to improe energecienc. E
PO will also inest in and be spportedb research & deelopment capabilities to enhanceor energ ecienc eorts. This pblication, E
Singapore, is a compendim o the crrent measres and some o the tre plansor or arios sectors, to mitigate carbon emissionsand improe energ se.For this endeaor to scceed, eer sector, eercompan, eer instittion and eer person, willneed to pla its part. As an energ ecient nation,Singapore can make a contribtion to global eortsto redce global warming and mitigateclimate change.
D Yaab Ibahim
Minister or the Enironment and Water ResorcesSingapore
Climate change is one o the major enironmentalchallenges o or time. It is a global challenge whichreqires concerted international action. The onsis also on indiidal contries to nd appropriatemeasres to tackle the problem. The brning o ossil els to generate energ hasbeen identied as a major contribtor o greenhosegases which leads to climate change. As a responsiblemember o the international commnit, Singaporecan do its part b promoting energ ecienc andenerg conseration.B leeraging on innoatie ideas and technologiesin energ ecienc and conseration, we can helpto address climate change and sae signicant smso mone in the long rn, withot an loss in liingcomort. It is a practical and cost-eectie means o mitigating carbon dioxide emissions while sstainingeconomic deelopment.Singapore has a good track record in saegardingor enironment, and we will contine to actielprse policies and measres to improe energecienc in the major sectors o energ se, namelpower generation, indstr, transport, bildings andhoseholds.