Singapore - the low-risk environment

May 06, 2021 | 00.00 GMT
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Singapore needs to address several challenges if it is to remain a competitive and sustainable market for data centres. Its limited land size, tropical climate, lack of cost-effective renewable energy supply, and shifting policies for data centre development — in particular a moratorium on new data centres that has been put in place until 2021, are key challenges impeding the development of data centres. These must all be overcome if Singapore is going to remain the pre-eminent location in the region.