City Energy, Gentari to concentrate on feasibility of hydrogen pipeline from Malaysia to Singapore

Singapore’s City Energy and Malaysian sustainable power firm Gentari have consented to an arrangement to concentrate on the plausibility of building a hydrogen pipeline from Malaysia to Singapore, the organizations said on Tuesday.

City Energy and Gentari said the study will be directed over a time of a year, after which the two organizations will decide the manner in which forward in executing a designing plan understanding.

Any pipeline that will be constructed will supply hydrogen to City Energy’s Senoko Gasworks plant in northern Singapore, the organizations said in a joint proclamation.

City Energy, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel Framework Trust, is Singapore’s only maker and supplier of piped town gas. Gentari is owned by Malaysian state-run energy giant Petronas.

Singapore has been bringing in natural gas from Malaysia beginning around 1991, through a 2,623-kilometer (1,630 miles) in length pipeline claimed and worked by Gentari’s affiliated business, Petronas Gas Berhad.

Both Singapore and Malaysia have set focuses to accomplish net zero emanations by 2050, with hydrogen seen as a critical option in progressing to clean energy hotspots for the two nations.