Electricity policy and administration
92 pct of households in Cambodia get access to electricity
Ninety-two percent of households in Cambodia have access to electricity, including 99 percent in urban areas and 88 percent in rural areas, said the 2021-2022 Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey released on Tuesday. ...
Khmer Times Staff
PM pledges not to raise electricity prices
Prime Minister Hun Sen has stated that Cambodia will not raise electricity prices – despite neighbouring countries doing so. ...
Khmer Times Staff
PM’s call brings back focus on energy efficiency
The need to fast-track Cambodia’s National Energy Efficiency Policy assumed greater importance as Prime Minister Hun Sen recently reiterated the call to adopt energy-saving measures amidst mounting losses for the Electricite du Cambodge (EDC). ...
Electricity price cut for farmers
To encourage farmers to increase agricultural production, Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) has cut the price of electricity used for irrigation at night to 480 riel (12 US cents) per kWh. ...
Khouth Sophak Chakrya
Call for cashless electricity payments
Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC) has called for licensed private electricity distributors to receive cashless payments for electricity bills to prevent possible COVID-19 infections. ...
Electric proposal Usage-based plan to lower power rates
Cambodia’s electricity regulator is set to roll out seven new plans designed to reduce electricity fees beginning in April and through 2020, with some fees dropping as low as 480 riel per kilowatt hour. ...
Yesenia Amaro and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
Electric bills come with threat: no online gripes
Customers of state power provider Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) may get an added shock when they open their bills this month. Along with their monthly total, customers in the capital and four provinces will receive a warning that they could end of up in court if ...
Indian power firms eye kingdom’s energy gaps
More than 50 representatives of Indian energy firms attended the opening of the Powering Cambodia conference in Phnom Penh yesterday, engaging local government officials and stakeholders in the Kingdom’s energy sector to explore investment opportunities in the field of electricity generation and distribution. ...