Singapore is open to importing electricity from regional countries including India, the Straits Times reported on Sunday, in a push to improve energy security in the city-state. 

The Energy Market Authority welcomes proposals to import as much as four gigawatt of electricity into Singapore, according to the report. It is seeking bids till December 29 and will select and appoint companies to import the electricity.

EMA’s comments were in response to media queries on a reported plan by India and Singapore to link their power grids, the newspaper said. 

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