Singapore PUB launches S$6.5 million ‘carbon zero’ challenge to remove emissions from water treatment facilities

Singapore PUB launches S$6.5 million ‘carbon zero’ challenge to remove emissions from water treatment facilities

SINGAPORE: As part of its strategy to achieve net-zero emissions by the middle of this century, PUB will award S$6.5 million for “game-changing solutions” that can eliminate carbon emissions from water treatment facilities.

This is the prize purse for the Carbon Zero Grand Challenge, which was launched by PUB on Tuesday (19 Oct 2021).

“The Grand Challenge will seek to incentivise innovative solutions that can help PUB, Singapore’s national water agency, achieve net-zero emissions and scale to other water facilities around the globe,” it said.

“PUB is seeking carbon capture, utilisation, removal, and other solutions at any technology readiness level that can be integrated with its operations and reach commercial scale within a decade or sooner.”

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