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Message by President, Singapore Electrical Trades Association (SETA)

ADBC2122_MS02_SETA_PixThe Covid-19 pandemic and the infrastructure setup for 5G wireless network are the two drivers that will help grow the demand and use of electrical energy differently from 2020 and perhaps for a short while; as some pattern of work, work places and lifestyle will not be the same again.

Energy efficiency and renewable energy use will remain relevant, influencing the growth of the electrical and electronic trades with lots of attention down the energy supply chain. In the face of rising energy demand and a need to limit greenhouse gas emissions, energy efficiency has become a pillar of the global development goals.

Electrical vehicles, smart estates and smart homes will face the challenges ahead and the market will not be intimidated by the physical size of our country, as demonstrated by the implementation and expansion of our testbeds from kWh-peak to MWh-peak. Minimum energy performance (MEP) of electric motors in terms of energy efficiency indices for the industrial market and labelling for the consumer markets have enhanced market development and installation trade.

The Singapore Electrical Trades Association (SETA) congratulates Marshall Cavendish Business Information Pte Ltd for the continuous effort to publish the Singapore Source Book for Architects, Designers & Building Contractors. This valuable resource will allow specifiers, contractors and system integrators to easily source for electrical and electronics equipment, devices and sensors that will meet the needs of the owners and developers.

SETA is glad to have the privilege to work together with Marshall Cavendish over the years and wishes everyone well in adjusting to the changes as businesses go on-line and digital.


Louis Lim
President, Singapore Electrical Trades Association (SETA)