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How Financial Technologies can Revolutionalise the Renewable Energy Industry

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm

CanCham Singapore invites you to join us for this fascinating event:
How Financial Technologies Can Revolutionalise the Renewable Energy Industry

Please join Canadian, Dr. Matthew Peloso, Founder and CEO of Sun Electric, as he explores how blockchain has revolutionalised the way we think of transactions, leading to the dramatic rise of FinTech industries applicable to everything from shipping to bills payment. Bitcoin, the infamous launch of currencies encoded in cryptographic codes, still trades and has shown the world that information technologies impact on businesses and transactions are here to stay. In this presentation, Dr. Peloso will discuss how financial technologies can revolutionalise the renewable energy industry - demonstrating a certification of clean power projects in Singapore and a live transactional system for authenticating electricity transactions over Singapore's world-class electricity network.

Date: Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Venue: Madison Rooms, 23A Coleman St, Singapore 179806
Time: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Member Price: $40.00  Non-Member Price: $50.00
(includes 1 drink + Canapés)

The Sun Electric Group specialises in solar energy technology, urban solar solutions, and energy management services. Sun Electric is Singapore’s first fully licensed solar energy retail company. Sun Electric is transforming how people consume energy by connecting rooftop owners with clean energy customers through its proprietary power supply and energy management system that successfully embeds solar energy into a city’s energy mix. In Singapore, Sun Electric is currently working with government agencies and companies to maximise the potential of unused roof spaces. They have already sealed more than 13 MWp worth of solar installation projects to date, which is enough to provide for 4,000 four-room HDB flats. Sun Electric was listed as one of the "World's Top 10 most Innovative Companies in the Energy Sector" by Fast Company 2016 alongside heavyweights Tesla and Toyota.

Dr. Matthew Peloso read the bachelor of Physics and started his career in the physical optics industry. He followed research positions contributing to quantum communications technologies before moving into solar energy. His seminar research won awards including a plenary talk for his doctoral thesis. Dr. Peloso completed his Bachelors of Science at the University of Waterloo. He studied IP Law and Technology Management, and received an MBA from the National University of Singapore, while setting up two solar energy companies. His financial experience includes project finance; particularly in the energy sector, and financial modelling. Dr. Peloso uses his broad background of experience spanning finance, business, IP law and technology development, and sales to solve key problems in technology industries, and build businesses around the solutions.

CanCham is grateful to event sponsor:

In the heart of Waterloo Region (Canada), at the forefront of innovation, the University of Waterloo is home to world-changing research and inspired teaching. At the hub of a growing network of global partnerships, Waterloo will shape the future by building bridges with industry and between disciplines, institutions and communities. From quantum computing and nanotechnology to clinical psychology, engineering and health sciences research, ideas that change the world are at the heart of who we are. In this respect, the University of Waterloo Hong Kong Foundation exists to advance the University’s mission in Hong Kong, China and across Asia.

Event Location

Madison Rooms
23A Coleman St
Singapore, 179806

Event Fees:

CanCham Member SGD 40.00

Non-Member SGD 50.00

Registration is closed for this event.

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