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1 REAP R esponsible E nergy A dvocates P rogram A Sustainability Program presented to you by PowerSeraya

2 We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give - Sir Winston Churchill

3 PowerSeraya Ltd is in the business of producing, wholesaling, trading and retailing of Energy; with a primary focus on Electricity. Supplies about 30 per cent of the countrys electricity needs. Two subsidiaries under PowerSeraya Group: i) Seraya Energy - the retail arm that provides energy solutions to customers ii) PetroSeraya - the physical oil trading arm of the Group. PowerSeraya has been recognised for its efforts on sustainability. It was the MERIT Winner of the Singapore Environmental Achievement Awards in 2011 and won the Best Sustainability Report for two consecutive years (2009 & 2010) at the Singapore Awards for Sustainability organised by ACCA. The PowerSeraya Group ( is a wholly owned subsidiary of YTL Power Intl Bhd, an international multi-utility player with interests in Msia, Spore, Indonesia, Australia and the Coporate Profile of PowerSeraya REAP PoweSeraya

4 PowerSerayas CO 2 Decline Path REAP PowerSeraya CO 2 emissions declined 27.4% in the 2001 - 2010 period.

5 What is REAP ? REAP PowerSeraya REAP (Responsible Energy Advocates Program) A sustainability program wholly sponsored by PowerSeraya with the aim of developing tertiary students to be energy advocates in Singapore – to raise awareness on energy conservation, to implement energy solutions for households and to engage in project work for the benefit of the wider community. Jointly developed by PowerSeraya in partnership with NEA (National Environment Agency) and South West CDC (Community Development Council).

6 REAP for Tertiary Students REAP PowerSeraya Draws upon the energy and passion of youths today on the issue of climate change by nurturing tertiary students to be energy advocates in raising awareness and taking action on energy conservation. We welcome the participation of tertiary students to make this a meaningful and sustainable program that benefit not only themselves but also the community they come in contact with. Only 30 tertiary students are selected each year to be in the REAP program.

7 REAP in a Snapshot REAP PowerSeraya Program Aims Groom tertiary students to be responsible energy advocates through education, community service and project work. Raises awareness on energy conservation among students & the community, implement energy saving solutions for households, energy conservation projects by students for the community Stakeholders National Environment Agency South West CDC (Community Devt Council) PowerSeraya Ltd Tertiary Institutions

8 REAP in a Snapshot REAP PowerSeraya Education, implementation of energy saving solutions for households and project work experience for students. Energy savings of the households they work with. Aligns with the Sustainability Blueprint goals of boosting resource efficiency (i..e. energy efficiency improvements and optimal use of our resources) Contributes to Singapores pledge on a 16% cut in CO 2 emissions by 2020 from BAU (Business-As-Usual) levels. Benefits ProgramDuration 7 months duration (Jun to Dec)

9 3 Unique Features of REAP REAP PowerSeraya #1 We are the 1st energy company to have an energy-related program targetted at households with South West CDC. #3 The community service component of the REAP targets above-the-line households that incorporates a combination of behavioural change and energy saving fittings to deliver reductions in household energy consumption. #2 REAP is the only 3P (People-Private-Public) sustainability program, developed in partnership with NEA and South West CDC, that is centric on energy conservation and one that holistically integrates the components of education, community service and project work to benefit students as well as the community.

10 3 Components of REAP REAP PowerSeraya Students will go through 3 components to complete the REAP program. Students undergo 4 day workshop to be educated in sustainable development, climate change & energy, behavioural change, energy audit Workshop starts in Jun 12. Students will assist selected households in the South West district to reduce their energy consumption for a 3 month monitoring period (Jul to Sep 12). Students will work with an estimated 3 to 5 households. Prizes for winning households and students. SW CDC will assist PowerSeraya to screen suitable households and facilitate arrangements for house visits. Students will embark on energy conservation projects for a 3 month period (Oct to Dec 12). Projects dont necessarily need to be linked to the community service component. Projects dont have to be technical in nature. It can also cover the social change aspects of energy conservation. No requirement for projects to be implemented. Choice of pre-defined projects by PowerSeraya or students preferred projects subject to approval. Project Work CommunityService Education

11 Allowances Provided REAP PowerSeraya Students under the REAP program will be given the following allowances. Transport Allowance Each student will be given a S$240 transport allowance to help them cover the transport costs during the household energy monitoring period (July to Sep 12). Household Allowance Each student will be entrusted with a household allowance to help the households save energy. The allowance (S$150 per household) is to be used for the purchase of energy saving fittings/devices. Note: The allowance figures above are actual numbers used in the 2011 REAP program but may be subject to slight changes in future program runs.

12 REAP Timetable REAP PowerSeraya JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec 4-day Sustainability Workshop workshop Household energy monitoring Project Work Period of Student involvement

13 An Idea of Students Engagement in REAP REAP PowerSeraya Project Work CommunityService Education 18 - 21 June 12Attend 4-day sustainability workshop (3 days with professional trainer, 1 day with PowerSeraya) 4th week June 12Conduct energy audit for households and propose energy saving solution 1st week July 12Implement energy saving solution July to Oct 12Energy monitoring with households Sep – Nov 12Project Development & Execution Dec 12Project Submissions Q1 2013Project Judging & Results

14 Students are given Freedom & Flexibility in REAP REAP PowerSeraya As this is a holistic program, students need to complete all 3 components of the REAP. However, we do recognize that students have to juggle between their studies and other commitments and have thus incorporated some freedom and flexibility into the REAP program. For example, For the community component, students are give free play as to the frequency of visits to the households and the means to achieve the greatest energy savings during the 3 month energy monitoring period. For the project work component, students can leverage on existing school projects and modify them for the REAP. However, in the spirit of this program, students must demonstrate that their projects help the community (e.g. schools, households, businesses) on energy conservation.

15 Students are given Freedom & Flexibility in REAP REAP PowerSeraya You have the freedom and creativity to achieve your desired outcomes from the REAP program.

16 REAP benefits students in many ways REAP PowerSeraya 1) 1)Practical learning - students apply knowledge from workshop to help households save energy and in their energy conservation projects. 2) 2)Internship opportunities – Opportunities for students to pursue internships at PowerSeraya, subject to the selection process. 3) Recognition – Written testimonials, Certificate of commendation from the National Environment Agency and PowerSeraya. 4) 4)Rewards – Prizes for students that implement the best household energy savings. Overall winner gets to go on an eco-trip at award-winning Pangkor Laut Resort (

17 This is what previous participants had to say about REAP….. REAP PowerSeraya The games were creative and evoke new thinking and changed the way students perceive the systems of our environment. The workshop is really beneficial and enjoyable. Chin Li Yhee, NUS student Im tremendously grateful towards PowerSeraya for offering such an enriching program…. Low Pui Yee, NTU student On the overall, REAP was a fruitful and enriching experience for me. I learnt not only about the theory of how change can be difficult, but truly experienced it in person.. Ruskin Ong, Spore Poly student I like the flexibility of this project, I was able to do it during school curriculum. Low Hui Ee, NTU student Overall, I learned a lot of energy saving tips after going through HELA. I felt great too when I am able to help my household to save money on electricity. This has indirectly lightened their financial burden. Wong Wei Chong, NUS student

18 You have the power to make a difference to the world we live through our collective efforts

19 Be the change that you want to see in the world. - Mahatma Gandhi And realize your aspirations in the REAP program

20 How to Apply for the REAP program ? REAP PowerSeraya Simply contact Kevin (see details below) to obtain the application form and submit by latest 31 March 2012. All applications will go through an evaluation process to determine who are selected for the program. Only 30 tertiary students are selected each year. Kevin W F Lee Sustainability Manager PowerSeraya Ltd DID +65 62138633, Mobile : +65 98321697 Email:

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