25 – 29 October 2021: CIL Nuclear Law and Policy Team Participates in 14th Singapore International Energy Week 2021

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CIL Senior Research Fellow Denise Cheong, Research Fellow Nivedita S and Research Associates Manisha Regalla and Annabelle Teo participated in several events during the Singapore International Energy Week (SIEW) 2021 that was held from 25 to 29 October 2021.

The CIL team attended the inaugural Singapore Energy Lecture delivered by the Minister for Trade and Industry, Gan Kim Yong, whose message centered around the SIEW 2021 theme “Advancing the Energy Transition”, reflecting the opportunities and challenges that energy transition presents in the post COVID-19 environment, including the importance of creating an ASEAN Power Grid.

The CIL team also attended several SIEW Thinktank Roundtables including those held by the ASEAN Centre for Energy on innovation to accelerate energy transition in ASEAN; the British Chamber of Commerce on the realities and opportunities of decarbonisation as the world looks ahead to COP26; the US Department of Commerce on  innovative energy solutions and technologies to help to address climate change issues; and by the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan on driving the clean energy transition in ASEAN and Japan.

Apart from the inaugural Singapore Energy Lecture and SIEW Thinktank Roundtables, the team also attended the Singapore-International Energy Agency (IEA) Forum that featured the Southeast Asia launch of the IEA World Energy Outlook 2021, amongst other events. Details of the event and speakers are available at the event website.