Electricity production

Cambodia bets big on renewable energy projects

Last month, the government has approved five renewable energy projects totalling 520 MW to increase power supply to the national grid. The latest to hit the energy circuit is Royal Group of Companies that sealed the deal with Panna Energy, Samaiden Energy and Management Venture ...

Adur Pradeep

Australia announces new solar farm in Kratie province

The Cambodia-Australia Partnership for Resilient Economic Development (CAPRED), a flagship economic development program funded by the Australian government, will establish a solar electricity farm in Kampong Cham commune in Sambour district, Kratie province. ...

Sem Pisey

Cambodia’s imports of oil, gas, coal surge 7.8 percent in Q1

Cambodia’s imports of oil, gas and coal rose by 7.8 percent in the first quarter of 2023, said a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia approves five power development projects

Five large-scale solar and hydropower plant projects have been given the green light, providing Cambodia with an additional 520 MW of energy. ...

Seng Mengheng

Cambodia approves five Renewable Energy projects

The Royal Government of Cambodia has approved five renewable energy projects with a total capacity of 520 MW to increase the power supply to the national grid and contribute to reducing the emissions of carbon dioxide and protecting the environment. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Power plan focuses on renewable energy

Cambodia’s Power Development Plan 2022-2040 outlines plans to boost the nation’s network, inject more renewable energies into the grid, push energy efficiency measures and deliver affordable and reliable electricity ...

Seng Mengheng

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

Cambodia seeks Malaysia’s support in electricity export project

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim for provision of support in the implementation of a privately-invested project for exporting renewable energy from Cambodia to Singapore as the former would need to install electrical cables under Malaysia’s seabed before ...

Kang Sothear

PM lauds Royal Group’s renewable power export deal with Singapore

Prime Minister Hun Sen lauded the Royal Group’s energy purchase agreement on exporting renewable energy to Singapore via submarine high-voltage transmission, terming it a milestone in the country’s energy development. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Coal-powered power plant in Oddar Meanchey to open soon

A coal-powered electricity plant in Trapeang Prasat district is scheduled to open soon, while the transmission line from Oddar Meanchey to the eastern substation of Siem Reap has been built said Pen Kosal, Governor of Oddar Meanchey Province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia to export renewable electricity to Singapore

The conglomerate Cambodia’s Royal Group of Companies will export renewable energy to Singapore after the group signed an agreement with Keppel Energy Pte Ltd on Wednesday, which will enable the latter to purchase electricity from the Kingdom. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Government prioritises renewable energy investment

Prime Minister Hun Sen has lauded the huge share of energy generated from renewable power sources of the country’s installed electricity capacity, saying the government prioritises renewable energy investment. ...

Chea Vanyuth

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

Stung Pursat I dam ‘in 2026’

South Korean-owned SPHP (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s under-construction $231 million, 80 megawatt (MW) Stung Pursat I hydropower dam is scheduled to be commissioned and operational in 2026, according to Pursat provincial governor Khoy Rida. ...

May Kunmakara and Orm Bunthoeurn

$230M hydropower dam to start construction in Pursat province

The construction of $230 million Stung Pursat hydropower I dam with a capacity of 80 megawatt is set to break ground soon, after the ground preparation at the construction site has been made since last year. ...

Chea Vanyuth

French Development Agency to help boost Cambodia’s renewable electricity

The Agence Française de Développement or French Development Agency (AFD) plans to open a technical branch in Cambodia and increase its assistance in developing electricity networks in its renewable electricity sub-sector. ...

Kang Sothear

Germany pledges renewed support for mine clearance

German president Frank-Walter Steinmeier reiterated German preparedness to help Cambodia combat climate change and embrace renewable energy. The largest European economy will continue to support mine clearance operations in Cambodia and conservation of Cambodia’s ancient temples. ...

Ry Sochan

UK eyes local energy, infrastructure

The UK has expressed interest in promoting investment in Cambodia’s infrastructure and energy sector, in a move that has been hailed as a potential avenue to appreciably lower production costs domestically and bolster the Kingdom’s general competitiveness on the regional and global stages. ...

May Kunmakara

Japan firm chooses Battambang for cashew nut shell fuel project

Japanese firm Top Planning Japan Co Ltd’s (TPJ) apparent interest in investing in facilities in Battambang province to convert cashew nut shells into fuel and process the fibre-rich seeds for export has been greeted with much enthusiasm among local authorities and has dramatically heightened prospects ...

Hin Pisei

Cambodia, Kuwait to further boost bilateral relation and cooperation

Cambodia and Kuwait have reiterated their commitments to further enhance bilateral relation and cooperation in areas of trade, economy and oil/gas exploration. ...

Khmer Times Staff

1.4 MWp rooftop solar PV system in Cambodia planned for development

Cleantech Solar, a commercial and industrial (C&I) solar PV developer,  has inked a long-term solar partnership with Can Sports Shoes Co. Ltd. in Cambodia to develop a 1.4 MWp rooftop solar PV project. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Thailand, Cambodia inch closer towards oil and gas exploration in disputed waters

Discussions of a joint development area (JDA) for oil and gas exploration in the overlapping claims between Cambodia and Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand have reached the level of the Cabinet, a Government House source said. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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