Energy and urban development company in Singapore
Sembcorp logo.png
TypePublic company
Traded as
SGX: U96
Headquarters30 Hill St, Singapore 179360
Key people
Wong Kim Yin (Group President & CEO)
Graham Cockroft (Group Chief Financial Officer)

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) is an energy and urban development company.[1]

Sembcorp's marine division provided a variety of services, including the engineering and construction of offshore platforms for oil extraction, until it was demerged from Sembcorp in 2020 following poor financial performance.[2] Sembcorp currently has an energy portfolio of over 12,600MW, with more than 2,600MW of renewable energy capacity. The company also develops raw land into urban developments.

Sembcorp is listed on the main board of the Singapore Exchange.[3] It is a component stock of the Straits Times Index and indices including the FTSE4Good Index,[4] the Dow Jones Sustainability Asia Pacific Index and the iEdge SG ESG indices.[5]

In March 2020, it was announced that Sembcorp was replacing their CEO.[6] Sembcorp did not declare an interim dividend for 1H 2020, instead choosing to defer any decision regarding payment of dividends for the fiscal year 2020 until the end of the year.[7] In June of the same year, trading was halted for Sembcorp as well as Sembcorp Marine, a loss-making subsidiary whose shares had declined by 36% in 2020.[2] Representatives from both companies declined to comment.[2] Between 11 June and 24 July 2020, Sembcorp Industries' share price declined by 11%.[7]


Sembcorp owns the largest NEWater plant[8] in Singapore, and provides solid waste management services.

It is the only established power gentailer (generation-affiliated retailer) in Singapore to offer renewable energy.[9] Sembcorp also has 250MWp of renewable energy capacity in operation.[10]


Sembcorp is an investor in the China-Singapore Suzhou Industrial Park, Wuxi-Singapore Industrial Park,[11] International Water Hub[12] and Singapore-Sichuan Hi-tech Innovation Park.[13]


Sembcorp constructed a 1,320-megawatt supercritical coal-fired power plant in Andhra Pradesh.[14] In 2015, they acquired a wind and solar power company, Green Infra.[15] In 2016, Sembcorp launched a $3 billion, 2,640-megawatt power complex in Andhra Pradesh. In 2020, Sembcorp commemorated the completion of 800MW of Solar Energy Corporation of India wind power projects.[16]

United Kingdom

In 2003, Sembcorp acquired a centralised utilities business at Wilton International, Teesside, UK. In 2018, Sembcorp acquired UK Power Reserve, the UK’s largest flexible distributed energy generator.[17]


In 2015, Sembcorp developed a 225-megawatt gas-fired power plant (the Sembcorp Myingyan Power Plant) which opened in 2019.[18]


In 2009, Sembcorp won a project to develop the US$1 billion Salalah Independent Water and Power Plant.[19]

United Arab Emirates

In 2006, Sembcorp started work on the Fujairah 1 Independent Water and Power Plant, a 893 MW and 130 million imperial gallons per day hybrid desalination plans.[20]


In 1996, the first Vietnam Singapore Industrial Park (VSIP) was established in Binh Duong province in southern Vietnam. In 2001, Sembcorp made an investment to develop the Phu My 3 independent power plant. In 2005, Sembcorp expanded its presence in southern Vietnam with VSIP Binh Duong II. In 2007, Sembcorp began a third VSIP project, VSIP Bac Ninh. In 2009, Sembcorp entered a joint venture agreement for its fourth VISP project, VSIP Hai Phong, also an integrated township and industrial park. In 2012, Sembcorp signed an agreement for a fifth project in Vietnam, VSIP Quang Ngai, and in 2015, their sixth and seventh VSIPs - VSIP Hai Duong and VSIP Nghe An.[21] In 2019, Sembcorp signed a joint venture agreement with Becamex IDC Corporation and VSIP.[22]


In 2019, Sirajganj Unit 4 combined-cycle gas turbine power plant, Sembcorp’s first thermal power plant in Bangladesh, commenced full commercial operation.[23]


Sembcorp was appointed by the Singapore government in the 1990s to develop its first bilateral special economic zones, the 320-hectare Batamindo Industrial Park, on the Riau Island of Batam, and the 270-hectare Bintan Industrial Estate, on Bintan Island. Sembcorp is now developing the Kendal Industrial Park in Central Java.[24]

See also


  1. ^ "Sembcorp - Purpose & Values". Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  2. ^ a b c Daga, Anshuman (5 June 2020). "Halted Shares of Sembcorp Marine, Parent in Focus in Singapore". Offshore Engineer. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  3. ^ hermesauto (2020-08-11). "Singapore stock watch: Keppel, SIA, Sembcorp, Sembmarine, SGX, Top Glove, Tuan Sing, iFast". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  4. ^ "FTSE4Good Index Series". Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  5. ^ "iEdge SG ESG Leaders Index - Singapore Exchange (SGX)". Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  6. ^ "Leadership Succession at Sembcorp Industries". Retrieved 25 September 2020.
  7. ^ a b "SembCorp Industries: Dividend Deferment, Demerger And CEO Succession Draw Attention". Seeking Alpha. 27 July 2020. Retrieved 24 September 2020.
  8. ^ "Sembcorp NEWater Plant at Changi | Reclaimed Water Project". Black & Veatch. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  9. ^ "Sembcorp to install more than 20,000 solar panels for SIA facilities". CNA. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  10. ^ "Sembcorp wins mega tender to build solar panels on 848 HDB blocks, 27 government sites". CNA. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  11. ^ hermesauto (2019-09-27). "Singapore and China ink 16 deals in eastern Jiangsu province". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  12. ^ "国际水务中心". Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  13. ^ "Singapore and China express commitment to keeping supply chains, trade lines open amid COVID-19". CNA. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  14. ^ hermes (2016-02-27). "Sembcorp opening $4 billion India power complex". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  15. ^ "Sembcorp wins second Indian wind power project". CNA. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  16. ^ Thomas, Tanya (2020-07-29). "Sembcorp completes 800MW of SECI wind power projects". mint. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  17. ^ hermes (2018-06-01). "Sembcorp buys UK Power Reserve for $385m". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  18. ^ hermes (2019-03-18). "Sembcorp fires up Myanmar power plant". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  19. ^ migration (2013-09-26). "Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company's initial public offering fully taken up". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-25.
  20. ^ migration (2013-09-26). "Sembcorp Salalah Power & Water Company's initial public offering fully taken up". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  21. ^ hermes (2015-09-17). "7th Vietnam-S'pore industrial park takes off". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  22. ^ hermes (2019-09-25). "Sembcorp unit in tie-up to bring smart energy solutions to Vietnam". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-24.
  23. ^ "Sembcorp's first thermal power plant in Bangladesh begins full operation - ET EnergyWorld". Retrieved 2020-09-25.
  24. ^ hermes (2018-02-20). "S'pore invited to develop 3 Indonesian zones". The Straits Times. Retrieved 2020-09-25.

External links

  • Official website