HDB ramps up solar leasing with latest tender [News]
By Siau Ming En, TODAY, 27 Jun 2014
The Housing and Development Board (HDB) has called for the largest solar-leasing tender to date, under which solar photovoltaic (PV) panels will be installed on the rooftops of about 500 HDB blocks managed by the Marine Parade, Jurong, Tampines and Sembawang town councils.
The 20 megawatts-peak (MWp) of electricity generated — enough to power more than 4,000 four-room HDB flats — could be used in common areas, to power lifts, corridor and staircase lights, for example, in these blocks as well as the Toa Payoh HDB Hub, the Woodlands Civic Centre and a factory building in Bedok North.
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