Coal-fired power plant to come online in S’ville this month

A 135-megawatt coal-fired power plant will start producing energy this month in the coastal province of Preah Sihanouk, according to a high-ranking energy official. The plant is seen as an important element in the government’s strategy to deal with the current energy shortage. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666710/coal-fired-power-plant-to-come-online-in-sville-this-month/

Koh Kong’s first coal-fired plant up in the air: Ministry

The investors of a project to build the first coal-fired power plant in Koh Kong province are still looking for buyers, according to the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50643517/koh-kongs-first-coal-fired-plant-up-in-the-air-ministry/

Construction date yet to be set for $1.3B coal-fired station

A nearly $1.3 billion coal-fired power station project in Preah Sihanouk province is still in the research and development stage with a construction date still not set, a Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman told The Post. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/construction-date-yet-be-set-13b-coal-fired-station

Cambodia to boost clean energy use—but coal plants planned too

Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday. The Southeast Asian nation has electrified rapidly since 2000, ...

Jared Ferrie
http://news.trust.org/item/20181107114203-3nzlo/

China firms eye investment in power plant, satellite technology

Two Shanghai-based companies have revealed plans to invest in coal fired power plants and satellite technology in the Kingdom. Liang Shan, vice president of Shanghai Electronic Communication Technology, and Yongtao Jiao, president of Beidou Star Data Technology, expressed their intention to invest in the country ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50512373/china-firms-eye-investment-in-power-plant-satellite-technology/

Solar, wind advances offer Mekong countries alternatives to dams, coal: experts

Mekong Region countries like Cambodia should reconsider their plans to expand hydropower dams and coal plants, as the costs of alternative energy sources, such as solar power, are rapidly falling, a U.S. think-tank said, while improved regional grid connections can also ease growing energy demand. ...

Nem Sopheakpanha, Seourn Vathana, and Sun Narin
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/solar-wind-advances-offer-mekong-countries-alternatives-to-dams-coal-experts/4045082.html

General Electric signs sales agreement for 135Mw coal plant

Us-based energy giant General Electric (GE) signed a sales agreement yesterday to outfit the new 135-megawatt coal-fired plant in Preah Sihanouk province that is being constructed by a subsidiary of Japanese electronics manufacturer Toshiba. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/general-electric-signs-sales-agreement-135mw-coal-plant

US, Japan firms sign milestone energy deals

Agreements were signed yesterday for the supply of key components for Cambodia Energy II’s coal-fired power plant in Stung Hav, Sihanoukville province. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37829/us--japan-firms-sign-milestone-energy-deals/

New coal-fired plant billed at $600 million

Malaysian-owned energy firm Cambodian Energy II Co Ltd (CEL2) will invest a total of $600 million into building its 150-megawatt coal-fired power plant near Sihanoukville, which is set to become the Kingdom’s third coal-fired power station. ...

The Phnom Penh Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-coal-fired-plant-billed-600-million

Toshiba to build power plant

The Cambodian government has awarded Japanese-owned Toshiba Plant Systems & Services Corporation (TPSC) the concession to construct a coal-fired power generation project in Preah Sihanouk province. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/35908/toshiba-to-build-power-plant/

Coal-fired plant tests new power generator

Structural testing of the third unit of a 700-megawatt coal-fired power plant under development in Preah Sihanouk province has begun, with the new unit expected to go online by the end of the quarter, a government official said yesterday. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/coal-fired-plant-tests-new-power-generator

Coal outgrows hydropower

As Cambodia’s demand for electricity grows and domestic energy production increases, new data released from the Ministry of Mines and Energy yesterday show that coal-fired energy generation surpassed hydroelectricity for the first time last year. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/coal-outgrows-hydropower

Royal Group submits plan for coal-fired plant

New details have emerged on Royal Group’s ambitions to expand its energy portfolio after a government official clarified that Cambodia’s biggest conglomerate is seeking to develop its own coal-fired power plant, rather than finance an existing one. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/royal-group-submits-plan-coal-fired-plant

Sihanoukville power plant draws Royal Group's interest

The Royal Group, Cambodia’s biggest conglomerate, will be involved in funding future phases of a massive coal-fired power plant under construction in Preah Sihanouk province, a government official said yesterday, although details of the size of the investment or its timeline remain hazy. ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sihanoukville-power-plant-draws-royal-groups-interest

Ly Yong Phat in talks to supply power to Thailand

Tycoon Ly Yong Phat’s L.Y.P. Group is talking with the Thai government’s Energy Policy and Planning Office (Eppo) to supply Thailand with 2,000 megawatts from his planned Koh Kong coal-fired power plant, and hopes to sign a deal early next year. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/18243/ly-yong-phat-in-talks-to-supply-power-to-thailand/

‘Policymakers still stuck in comfort zone’

As the global economy faces a challenging growth environment, developed and least developed countries are increasingly competing for export markets to spur growth, with many – like Cambodia – aiming to diversify markets as well as products. Cambodia has relied primarily on exports of ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/18178/---policymakers-still-stuck-in-comfort-zone---/

Japan firm buys share of new power plant

In what looks to be a concerted push into the Southeast Asian energy sector, Japanese import and export conglomerate Marubeni Corporation has acquired a large stake of Cambodia’s power generation infrastructure. In a Tokyo Stock Exchange filing dated June 2, Marubeni announced it had purchased a ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japan-firm-buys-share-new-power-plant

Mixed reaction to coal-fired plant

Cambodia’s first coal-fired power plant, which is expected to fill shortages in demand by producing an additional 100 megawatts of electricity every year, commenced full-time operations yesterday. Representatives from Malaysian company Leader Universal Ltd (LU), which built the plant, joined Prime Minister Hun Sen and ...

Hor Kimsay and Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mixed-reaction-coal-fired-plant

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