Energy Challenge

Eco Spark - Energy open call

Current grid-connected energy system are relatively inefficient and there are huge hurdles in connecting such system to new technologies like elec-tric vehicle and renewables. Furthermore, it will be costly to build a new grid connected system from scratch. The aim of Eco Spark energy design challenge is to address this situation and design an off-grid energy system that is affordable, self-sustaining, compact, portable and motivates community living.

Challenge

The energy design should consider the local context and growth from unit to community scale specific to South East Asian Climate. The system should be able to operate independently without the connection to the main electrical supply system. Create your own scalable, self-sustaining, modular ECO- Spark which focuses on human centric design supported by technology. The specifications of the solutions are listed below.

Rewards

Chosen concept will be built
at Jurong Innovation District
(JID) in Singapore.

Eligibility

Open Category
with proof of concept

Target
Deployment

July 2020
December 2020
June 2021
Open for Registration!

Registration

Application

Evaluation

Tesbedding

Requirements

  • Need to supply at least 3kWh per day per person (Eg. At least 8kWh per day for 2 people including the efficiency loss of around 20%)
  • Sources of energy should be renewables like solar, biomass or wind energy
  • Battery or energy storage solution should be compact, does not exceed site floor loading and could act as backup for at least 2 days
  • Meet the space requirement and roof area of 20 sqm
  • Cost effective (Cost per unit of PV generation as compared to normal electricity price)
  • Payback period is less than 7 years
  • Low maintenance requirement and fee
  • Fast assembly and disassembly time
  • System should have a lifetime of at least 10 years
  • PV system design, integration and installation need to comply with Singapore SCDF requirements
  • Renewable Energy System
  • Renewable components like solar panel, bio-digestor, or wind turbines (Eg. PV modules to meet with IEC standards)
  • Battery / Energy storage solution
  • Charge controller / MPPT controllers (if applicable)
  • Inverters (if applicable)
  • Food waste storage container (if applicable)
  • Smart Energy dashboard with sensors

Submission

  • Submit to Project-shea@ntu.edu.sg
  • Submission Must Include:
  • System drawings and overall layout of the system
  • Technical specifications and compliance to relevant Singapore standards
  • Costing of the system (Cost benefit analysis and savings/reduction in energy/water usage)
  • Implementation plan and timeline
  • Key advantages/ Value Proposition of system
Open for Registration!

Registration

Application

Evaluation

Tesbedding

Requirements

  • Need to supply at least 3kWh per day per person (Eg. At least 8kWh per day for 2 people including the efficiency loss of around 20%)
  • Sources of energy should be renewables like solar, biomass or wind energy
  • Battery or energy storage solution should be compact, does not exceed site floor loading and could act as backup for at least 2 days
  • Meet the space requirement and roof area of 20 sqm
  • Cost effective (Cost per unit of PV generation as compared to normal electricity price)
  • Payback period is less than 7 years
  • Low maintenance requirement and fee
  • Fast assembly and disassembly time
  • System should have a lifetime of at least 10 years
  • PV system design, integration and installation need to comply with Singapore SCDF requirements
  • Renewable Energy System
  • Renewable components like solar panel, bio-digestor, or wind turbines (Eg. PV modules to meet with IEC standards)
  • Battery / Energy storage solution
  • Charge controller / MPPT controllers (if applicable)
  • Inverters (if applicable)
  • Food waste storage container (if applicable)
  • Smart Energy dashboard with sensors

Submission

  • Submit to Project-shea@ntu.edu.sg
  • Submission Must Include:
  • System drawings and overall layout of the system
  • Technical specifications and compliance to relevant Singapore standards
  • Costing of the system (Cost benefit analysis and savings/reduction in energy/water usage)
  • Implementation plan and timeline
  • Key advantages/ Value Proposition of system
Open for Registration!

Registration

Application

Evaluation

Tesbedding

Requirements

  • Need to supply at least 3kWh per day per person (Eg. At least 8kWh per day for 2 people including the efficiency loss of around 20%)
  • Sources of energy should be renewables like solar, biomass or wind energy
  • Battery or energy storage solution should be compact, does not exceed site floor loading and could act as backup for at least 2 days
  • Meet the space requirement and roof area of 20 sqm
  • Cost effective (Cost per unit of PV generation as compared to normal electricity price)
  • Payback period is less than 7 years
  • Low maintenance requirement and fee
  • Fast assembly and disassembly time
  • System should have a lifetime of at least 10 years
  • PV system design, integration and installation need to comply with Singapore SCDF requirements
  • Renewable Energy System
  • Renewable components like solar panel, bio-digestor, or wind turbines (Eg. PV modules to meet with IEC standards)
  • Battery / Energy storage solution
  • Charge controller / MPPT controllers (if applicable)
  • Inverters (if applicable)
  • Food waste storage container (if applicable)
  • Smart Energy dashboard with sensors

Submission

  • Submit to Project-shea@ntu.edu.sg
  • Submission Must Include:
  • System drawings and overall layout of the system
  • Technical specifications and compliance to relevant Singapore standards
  • Costing of the system (Cost benefit analysis and savings/reduction in energy/water usage)
  • Implementation plan and timeline
  • Key advantages/ Value Proposition of system
Open for Registration!

Registration

Application

Evaluation

Tesbedding

Requirements

  • Need to supply at least 3kWh per day per person (Eg. At least 8kWh per day for 2 people including the efficiency loss of around 20%)
  • Sources of energy should be renewables like solar, biomass or wind energy
  • Battery or energy storage solution should be compact, does not exceed site floor loading and could act as backup for at least 2 days
  • Meet the space requirement and roof area of 20 sqm
  • Cost effective (Cost per unit of PV generation as compared to normal electricity price)
  • Payback period is less than 7 years
  • Low maintenance requirement and fee
  • Fast assembly and disassembly time
  • System should have a lifetime of at least 10 years
  • PV system design, integration and installation need to comply with Singapore SCDF requirements
  • Renewable Energy System
  • Renewable components like solar panel, bio-digestor, or wind turbines (Eg. PV modules to meet with IEC standards)
  • Battery / Energy storage solution
  • Charge controller / MPPT controllers (if applicable)
  • Inverters (if applicable)
  • Food waste storage container (if applicable)
  • Smart Energy dashboard with sensors

Submission

  • Submit to Project-shea@ntu.edu.sg
  • Submission Must Include:
  • System drawings and overall layout of the system
  • Technical specifications and compliance to relevant Singapore standards
  • Costing of the system (Cost benefit analysis and savings/reduction in energy/water usage)
  • Implementation plan and timeline
  • Key advantages/ Value Proposition of system
Open for Registration!

Registration

Application

Evaluation

Tesbedding

Requirements

  • Need to supply at least 3kWh per day per person (Eg. At least 8kWh per day for 2 people including the efficiency loss of around 20%)
  • Sources of energy should be renewables like solar, biomass or wind energy
  • Battery or energy storage solution should be compact, does not exceed site floor loading and could act as backup for at least 2 days
  • Meet the space requirement and roof area of 20 sqm
  • Cost effective (Cost per unit of PV generation as compared to normal electricity price)
  • Payback period is less than 7 years
  • Low maintenance requirement and fee
  • Fast assembly and disassembly time
  • System should have a lifetime of at least 10 years
  • PV system design, integration and installation need to comply with Singapore SCDF requirements
  • Renewable Energy System
  • Renewable components like solar panel, bio-digestor, or wind turbines (Eg. PV modules to meet with IEC standards)
  • Battery / Energy storage solution
  • Charge controller / MPPT controllers (if applicable)
  • Inverters (if applicable)
  • Food waste storage container (if applicable)
  • Smart Energy dashboard with sensors

Submission

  • Submit to Project-shea@ntu.edu.sg
  • Submission Must Include:
  • System drawings and overall layout of the system
  • Technical specifications and compliance to relevant Singapore standards
  • Costing of the system (Cost benefit analysis and savings/reduction in energy/water usage)
  • Implementation plan and timeline
  • Key advantages/ Value Proposition of system
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