A New Spark To Jumpstart Singapore's Renewable Energy Sector?

A local company (REC) has possibly found a solution that will help Singapore increase its usage in solar power.  There is a new solar panel that is able to convert more energy from the sun into the much needed electricity for a large metropolis such as Singapore.  This new tech which has amazing reflective properties is capable of creating 280 W of power per panel than its previous generation - only capable of 260 W). 

This is huge because Singapore is limited in space.  The company's vice president admits that this may be a small difference of power output but it is significant towards a larger scale deployment in the upcoming years.

Here are 6 interesting facts on Singapore

  1. You can find the lyrics of the National anthem on their $1000 money.
  2. The Singapore nickname is the lion city but yet there is no Lions on the island when it was first discovered.  It was probably mistaken for a tiger.
  3. If you are a historical buff and think of city states, you probably think of ancient Greece.  Singapore is one of only three in the world is considered a city state.  The others include Vatican City and Monaco.
  4. If you’re annoyed with time changes because of daylight savings time, could you imagine having to go through six different time zone changes in a century?  Singapore has done this since 1905.
  5. The British Council did research on Singaporeans and found that they were the fastest average walkers in the world.  Branded numbers come to 18 m per 11 seconds.
  6. Lastly did you know that there is a Singapore town in the state of Michigan?  Apparently it is a ghost town but there is a Singapore yacht club near the ghost town.