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Development Trajectories, Emission Profile, and Policy Actions: Singapore

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  • Doshi, Tilak K.

    (Asian Development Bank Institute)

  • D’Souza, Neil Sebastian

    (Asian Development Bank Institute)

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    Singapore is the most industrialized and urbanized country in Southeast Asia and is totally dependent on oil and natural gas imports to satisfy its energy needs. Its national energy policy framework seeks to find a balance between maintaining Singapore’s competitiveness, improving energy security, and enhancing environmental sustainability. This paper discusses where Singapore stands with regard to its energy consumption and CO2 emissions, its energy policies to date, and those that will be implemented in the near future.

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    Paper provided by Asian Development Bank Institute in its series ADBI Working Papers with number 424.

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    Length: 42 pages
    Date of creation: 30 May 2013
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    Handle: RePEc:ris:adbiwp:0424

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    Keywords: singapore; energy policy; energy consumption; co2 emissions; energy security; environmental sustainability;

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    1. Phang, Sock-Yong & Wong, Wing-Keung & Chia, Ngee-Choon, 1996. "Singapore's experience with car quotas : Issues and policy processes," Transport Policy, Elsevier, vol. 3(4), pages 145-153, October.
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    3. Sovacool, Benjamin K., 2009. "Energy policy and cooperation in Southeast Asia: The history, challenges, and implications of the trans-ASEAN gas pipeline (TAGP) network," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 37(6), pages 2356-2367, June.
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