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Power play in the electricity market


SINGAPORE'S power liberalisation has ignited serious competition and brought significant savings to consumers' energy bills. Yet the majority of households, faced with a glut of choices, have yet to flip the switch to a new provider.

Meanwhile, power retailers who have jumped into the ring are finding it tough to stay in the game - already several players have bowed out - and further consolidation is surely in the pipeline. Brunch this Saturday in The Business Times Weekend takes a look at the state of Singapore's open electricity market. From fortified rice to Project Clean Cow, the nutritional products arm of Dutch MNC Royal DSM proves a company can tackle the world's biggest health and sustainability issues, and do well, its president and CEO Christoph Goppelsroeder tells The Raffles Conversation.

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