Pacific Medco Solar Energy Pte Ltd (PMSE) was granted a Conditional Approval by the Energy Market Authority for a 600MW solar import project from Bulan Island, Indonesia, to Singapore. The Bulan Solar Project will be developed by PMSE, a company owned by PacificLight Renewables Pte Ltd, Medco Power Global and Gallant Venture Ltd.
The Bulan Solar Project will install over 2,000MWp of solar PV and 500MW of battery storage, supplying competitively priced and reliable renewable electricity to Singapore through a dedicated high voltage subsea cable.
PacificLight received the WSH Performance Award 2023 (Silver) from the Workplace Safety and Health Council. This award recognises PacificLight’s outstanding safety and health management systems.
PacificLight received the BizSafeSTAR certification by the Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Council. This certification recognises that the company’s Workplace Safety and Health Management System (WSHMS) complies with both the Singapore Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) Act as well as the international standard ISO 45001.
PacificLight was named a finalist in the S&P Global Platts Energy Awards for the second year running. The Global Energy Awards is an annual program recognizing exemplary corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance. PacificLight is one of 12 finalists for the Award of Excellence – Power.
PacificLight announced the formalisation of our strategic partnership with Medco Power Indonesia and Gallant Venture for the development of a solar PV project to import solar power from Bulan Island to Singapore.
The project was issued a conditional import license by the Energy Market Authority (EMA) to develop a 670MWp pilot solar PV facility on Bulan Island, Indonesia to supply electricity to Singapore.
In 2021, Pacificlight signed the region’s first ever Advanced Turbine Efficiency Package (ATEP) with Siemens Energy. Alongside its comprehensive suite of energy efficiency improvements implemented since commencing operations, the ATEP will reduce PacificLight’s annual carbon emissions by over 40,000 tonnes per annum, equivalent to supplying carbon-free electricity to over 20,000 Singapore households.
PacificLight Energy was the first electricity retailer in Singapore to be awarded the Data Protection Trustmark (DPTM) certification by The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA).
This certification acknowledges the company’s robust customer data protection practices and sets the company apart as a trusted retailer with customer service excellence as priority.
PacificLight was awarded a 4-star rating from the Consumer Satisfactory Survey for Open Electricity Market (OEM) retailers conducted by the Energy Market Authority.
PacificLight was named a finalist in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual program recognizing exemplary corporate and individual innovation, leadership and superior performance. With some 300 nominated entries from over three dozen countries, the award casts a spotlight on energy companies fuelled by innovation, resolve and transformation.
In recognition of our dedication to workplace practices and efforts to promote overall staff wellbeing, PacificLight was nominated as a finalist for the 2019 HR Excellence Award for our exemplary practices in Workplace Well-being.
PacificLight partnered with Nanyang Technological University, Enterprise Singapore and the Sustainable Energy Association of Singapore to launch the EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy. As both a testbed and conduit for SMEs and startups in Singapore, we are glad to form a bedrock of innovation for Singapore’s clean energy directives.
Photo Credit: Nanyang Technological University Singapore
PacificLight received the 2018 Singapore Environmental Achievement Award (SEAA) for Manufacturing in recognition of its ongoing commitment to environmental excellence.
Organised by the Singapore Environmental Council since 1996, the SEAA awards aim to inspire local organizations to incorporate environmental best practices. From the public sector to manufacturing and services industries, the SEAA has been key to influencing some of the best practices in corporate sustainability.
PacificLight announced their groundbreaking Sustainergy project at REC Solar’s factory at Tuas, revealing one of Singapore’s largest-ever rooftop solar installations with a total expected capacity of 2.37MW. Dr Amy Khor, Singapore’s Senior Minister of State for Environment and Water Resources attended the Sustainergy ground breaking ceremony as Guest of Honour. The PacificLight Sustainergy Programme combines solar and conventional power under a bundled electricity supply plan.
PacificLight received the Energy Efficiency National Partnership Award for Excellence in Energy Management in recognition of the company’s continuous pursuit of energy efficiency.
Organised by the National Environment Agency (NEA), Energy Market Authority (EMA) and the Economic Development Board (EDB), the EENP Awards aims to foster a culture of sustained energy efficiency improvement in industry, especially amongst major energy consuming industries. The EENP Awards also aims to encourage companies to adopt a proactive approach towards energy management by identifying and sharing best practices.
Launch of the World Energy Council Singapore Chapter, with PacificLight as one of the six founding members of this prestigious global organisation.
The World Energy Council is a United Nations-accredited energy body with over 3,000 members in over 90 countries across the global energy community. The Singapore chapter provides a platform in an evolving energy landscape to ensure the security, accessibility and sustainability of Singapore’s energy sector and to enhance the quality of life for consumers. For more information on the World Energy Council visit: https://www.worldenergy.org
PacificLight received commendation for our Variable Speed Drive (VSD) efficiency project from the Institute of Chemical Engineers (IChemE) at the IChemE Singapore Awards 2016.
PacificLight Power Pte Ltd received the SME100 Fast Moving Company Award 2016.
PacificLight Power Pte Ltd was awarded the global standard for occupational health and safety management systems, namely BS OHSAS 18001:2007 in additional to the Singapore Standard (SS) 506 Part 1:2009 certification
PacificLight Energy Pte Ltd clinched the SME of the Year 2015 award in recognition of outstanding customer service and the Revolutionary Award for entrepreneurship and continuous process improvements.
PacificLight Energy Pte Ltd received an award under Singapore’s Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2015 for excellent customer service.
PacificLight Power Pte Ltd registered as a Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) project under the United Nations Framework for Climate Change, becoming the largest CDM project in Singapore to date.
PacificLight received an award under the Asian Power Gas Power Plant of the Year category. The Asian Power Awards recognises top achievers, best practices and innovations in the region's power industry and is judged by an independent panel of experts.
PacificLight obtained the Green Mark Award from the Building & Construction Authority (BCA) for achieving high sustainability standards for our 800MW power plant.
The BCA Green Mark Scheme was launched in January 2005 as an initiative to drive Singapore's construction industry towards more environment-friendly buildings. During the design and construction of PacificLight's S$1.2 billion project on Jurong Island, an ISO 14000 certified mechanical and electrical consultant was engaged to maximise the benefits of the energy and water efficiency measures, as part of the company's commitment to social responsibility.
Commenced commercial operations, making PacificLight’s 800MW power plant the first in Singapore to be completely fuelled by liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Granted the SHARP award under the Workplace Safety and Health Awards 2013 in recognition of 6,500,000 man hours completed during construction without a lost time incident.
Electricity was first exported to the Singapore grid from PacificLight’s 800MW power plant.
FPM Power Holdings Ltd acquired a 70% stake in PacificLight.
Petronas Power Sdn Bhd acquired a 30% stake in PacificLight.
Groundbreaking of PacificLight’s 800MW power plant on Jurong Island