19th March 2018 - Business Times Media Coverage

New power options for Jurong consumers

14 approved retailers start their marketing today; tie-ups with telcos and banks among deals on offer


HOUSEHOLDS and small businesses in Jurong will know from Monday what new options they have in buying electricity, as a price comparison website is launched and approved retailers start marketing their electricity plans.

Fourteen retailers have been approved to take part in the pilot launch of the Open Electricity Market (OEM) in Jurong, which allows households to choose who they buy electricity from. The pilot starts from April 1, and will benefit about 108,000 household and 9,500 business accounts.

The list comprises seven companies with power generation arms - Hyflux Energy, Keppel Electric, PacificLight Energy, Sembcorp Power, Senoko Energy Supply, Seraya Energy and Tuas Power - and seven independent retailers - Best Electricity, Diamond Electric, iSwitch, Ohm Energy, Red Dot Power, Sun Electric, Sunseap.

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