Australia and Singapore set focus for low emissions cooperation in 2022

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9 November 2021

Australia is working with Singapore to find solutions to global climate change challenges through the Singapore-Australia Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Cooperation on Low-Emissions Solutions.

The first annual dialogue under the MoU took place on 15 October 2021. Australia and Singapore agreed on the priority cooperation areas for 2022 during the dialogue, including: 

  • conducting joint studies on low-emission solutions (a hydrogen supply chain study, for example)
  • collaborative research and development on low-emission solutions (including hosting a joint research symposium)
  • exploring large-scale renewable electricity trade
  • regional emissions measurement, verification and reporting capacity building efforts.

Singapore and Australia also announced a low emissions technology partnership in June 2021 to build on the MoU. The partnership supports the commercialisation of low-emissions fuels and technologies in maritime shipping and port operations.   

Both countries remain committed to their strong partnership in developing a low-carbon and sustainable future.

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