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Keppel Data Centres awards KBR energy transition study to support hydrogen-based energy supply

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KBR has been awarded a study by Keppel Data Centres to assess scenarios for alternative hydrogen-based energy sources to supply new data centre investment and deployment in Singapore.

Through its Technology Solutions business, KBR will leverage its global energy transition experience to assess sustainable technology solutions for producing low to nil carbon hydrogen sources of energy. The study will compliment work by Keppel Data Centres, a developer and operator of data centres across Asia Pacific and Europe, as well as Royal Vopak, a tank storage company.

"This study is an exciting opportunity for KBR as we help create a more innovative, sustainable future through the global energy transition initiative," said Jay Ibrahim, KBR President, Technology Solutions. "Our experts are leading the way and our recent work with the Prime Minister's Office of Singapore, providing a road map for their energy transition through to 2050 and specifically a Hydrogen Economy, combined with this study brings Singapore another step closer to achieving net zero carbon emissions. Our commitment to sustainability is evident by the relationships we forge in the communities in which we operate, and this contract reaffirms that pledge."

KBR has been intimately involved in Singapore's drive to achieve net zero carbon emissions at a government advisory level. This project will be supported by KBR's wider Strategic and Advisory Consulting group which includes experts in the hydrogen, energy efficiency, decarbonisation and process optimisation fields.

Read the article online at: https://www.hydrocarbonengineering.com/clean-fuels/29012021/keppel-data-centres-awards-kbr-energy-transition-study-to-support-hydrogen-based-energy-supply/

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