Singapore takes cautious approach in hydrogen strategy


The country has not set specific import targets in its national hydrogen strategy but plans to invest in R&D and undertake long-term land and infrastructure planning

Singapore has launched its national hydrogen strategy, laying out a vision for the fuel to supply 50pc of the nation’s electricity demand by 2050 as part of its push for net zero by that year.
The strategy primarily focuses on R&D for midstream and end-use, as well as long-term land and infrastructure planning—and does not set any headline targets. It notes that, as an importer, Singapore’s cost of hydrogen deployment will likely be higher than for countries that are able to produce low-carbon hydrogen domestically.
Singapore imports nearly all of its energy, with 149.4mn t oe of imports in 2021 and limited options for renewables deployment. The country has no hydroelectric resource and



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