Market Reform and Regulatory Studies

  • Study on Long-term Technology Mix of the Singapore electricity  market: We have been working with Energy Market Authority of Singapore to help create an excel-based model to assess the impact of long-term technology mix on cost and carbon emission in the Singapore electricity market.   Key technology options include the introduction of imports, hydrogen and carbon capture and storage. 

  • Enhancement of electricity market design of Singapore competitive electricity market:  We have been involved in an important electricity market design project for Singapore regulator, Energy Market Authority (EMA), since Feb 2019.  We are tasked to help EMA to create a forward capacity market to ensure its reliability standards can be met in the medium- and long-term.  

  • Taiwan Power Market Reform: We are helping one of the Taiwanese research institutes to provide training materials and workshops on best practices of international power market reform for Taipower. 

  • Research support on electricity reform for one of the Chinese grid companies: We have been providing research support on electricity market reform for one of the Chinese grid companies since late 2018.

  • Multiple regional studies to identify key barriers and enablers for investing in renewable and flexible capacity in ASEAN and greater China region. 

Market and Strategy Studies

  •  Commercial assessment of power imports Into Singapore: We are in an EMA panel for commercial competitiveness assessment of potential power imports into Singapore.  

  • Market Studies on Chinese solar and wind sector: We provide detailed analysis on the Chinese solar and wind sector for potential international investors.  We have done multiple detailed market studies at provincial level in the past 3 years.  In H2 2021, we help an international investor to assess and forecast market tariff, curtailment rate and subsidy payment schedule for a portfolio of 1.9GW of Operational Wind and Solar Assets in China.   

  • Market Studies on China gas/LNG market: We provide province-by-province analysis on Chinese gas/LNG market

  • Study on Taiwan Power and Gas Market: We completed a detailed study on the opportunities and risks of investing in the Taiwanese power and gas market in 2019.

  • Market entry and power optimization modelling studies in the Philippines renewable and gas market:  We have done more than 8 studies on market entry and wholesale electricity market price projection for solar and wind assets in the Philippines since 2019.  

  • Economics of gas and LNG Terminals in Asia: We completed multiple projects to evaluate the economics of building LNG-fired CCGTs and LNG Terminals; and help to formulate implementation strategy to build the LNG terminals in multiple Asian countries in the past 4 years.

  • Multi-client study (MCS) on Singapore Power and Gas Market:  We completed a comprehensive multi-client study on Singapore power and gas market.  The MCS provides valuable insights for existing and new investors in Singapore as well as regulators or foreign companies who want to understand how Singapore has reformed its electricity sector since early 1990s.