Energy

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Call for more power investments to meet province’s demand

Banteay Meanchey administration said the province boasts potential investment activities which need more power to meet local demand as it aims to reduce the energy imports from its neighbour Thailand in the northwest. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730649/call-for-more-power-investments-to-meet-provinces-demand/

Three investment projects worth $246 million approved, to create 1,500 jobs

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has given the green light to three new investment projects with a total investment capital of $246.1 million. According to the council, the newly approved projects are expected to create some 1,547 jobs for the locals. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727869/three-investment-projects-worth-246-million-approved-to-create-1500-jobs/

Renewable energy museum, national park planned for Kampot

The government plans to build a Renewable Energy Museum and the Samdech Hun Sen National Park in Kampot to attract more tourists to the province, which is the second coastal area after Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/renewable-energy-museum-national-park-planned-kampot

Kandal’s 400mW heavy fuel power plant to resume construction next month

Construction on a 400 megawatt (mW) heavy fuel oil power project in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district, which was planned to begin operations in the first part of June, will not be able to move forward as planned. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726931/kandals-400mw-heavy-fuel-power-plant-to-resume-construction-next-month/

Listed Chinese firm licensed to build another solar park

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) granted a business licence to Chinese panel maker Risen Energy (Cambodia) to build a 60 megawatt (mW) solar farm in Battambang province. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726630/listed-chinese-firm-licensed-to-build-another-solar-park/

Construction for Pursat’s power projects on track

Two power projects, solar and hydro-power plants, are well underway for the construction in Pursat province – a western part of the country sharing its border with Thailand.​ ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50725772/construction-for-pursats-power-projects-on-track/

Oddar Meanchey coal-fired plant 50% complete

Han Seng Coal Mine Co Ltd’s (HSCMC’s) 265MW coal-fired power station in Oddar Meanchey province’s easternmost Trapaing Prasat district is more than 50 per cent complete, with construction expected to be completed next year, provincial governor Pen Kosal said on Tuesday. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/oddar-meanchey-coal-fired-plant-50-complete

B.Grimm’s solar project sees 20 percent complete

Thailand-based Energy Company B.Grimm Power said its solar project in Cambodia is 20 percent complete after the firm took over the project from a local power company late last year. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723289/b-grimms-solar-project-sees-20-percent-complete/

Energy conservation and cost-cutting measures

As the majority of the population opts to stay home during the pandemic, the domestic demand for energy has been running high. Data from the Mines and Energy Ministry stated as of last year, around 2.68 million households, or approximately 75 percent of the country’s ...

Som Kanika
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722001/energy-conservation-and-cost-cutting-measures/

KrisEnergy secures $87 million loan facility for Phase 1 of Apsara oil fields in Cambodia

KrisEnergy (Apsara) Company Ltd, the concession holder for Cambodia’s Block 1 offshore oil field has secured a credit facility agreement of $87 million. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719285/krisenergy-secures-87-million-loan-facility-for-phase-1-of-apsara-oil-fields-in-cambodia/

Japanese firms in Cambodia biomass and solar power venture

According to Japan’s The Mainichi News, the company, a renewable energy producer Aura Green Energy Co. has teamed up with another Japanese partner to launch a hybrid power generation business in 2021, with the aim of securing the country’s power supply stability. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50717991/japanese-firms-in-cambodia-biomass-and-solar-power-venture/

98 Percent of total villages to be electrified before year end

Ministry of Mines and Energy has confirmed that at least 98 percent of the total villages nationwide will be electrified by the end of 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715787/98-percent-of-total-villages-to-be-electrified-before-year-end/

Winds of change for energy industry

A leading Southeast Asia energy firm’s plans to create the Kingdom’s first wind turbine farm are one step closer to being realised. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716170/gold-mine-extraction-expected-this-year-with-more-than-40-exploration-licences-issued/

More power to the grid

The Cambodian government plans to add at least 620 megawatts to the grid this year, pushing power supplies in the Kingdom to 4,000-megawatts. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50715983/more-power-to-the-grid/

No power shortage during dry season: Ministry

The Ministry of Mines and Energy said there is no shortage of electricity during this year’s dry season as compared to last year. Even so, the ministry said it would continue to boost electricity access in all households across the country by at least 78 ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716106/no-power-shortage-during-dry-season-ministry/

Mizuho Bank lends $55M for electricity

Japanese lender Mizuho Bank Ltd will provide a $55 million loan to refinance a project for power transmission line operator Cambodian Transmission Ltd (CTL), it said in a press release on Wednesday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mizuho-bank-lends-55m-electricity

ADB-supported solar project on the horizon

A 60-megawatt solar station, supported by a $7.64 million loan from Asia Development Bank (ADB) is scheduled to be built later this year in Kampong Chhnang province, north of Phnom Penh. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714008/adb-supported-solar-project-on-the-horizon/

Energy Lab’s stimulus plan for clean energy investment

The Cambodian government is close to signing a deal with the local subsidiary of French-owned, Singapore-based renewable power producer The Blue Circle to construct the energy-lacking country’s first wind power farm in Kampot. ...

Yeshi Dema
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714011/energy-labs-stimulus-plan-for-clean-energy-investment/

New solar farm hooks into national grid

A 60MW solar power farm in Kampong Chhnang province was connected to the national grid last weekend, bringing the Kingdom’s total solar-power generation to 150MW, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona said on Sunday. The project, located in Taing Krasaing commune’s Romeas village ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-solar-farm-hooks-national-grid

Senate posed to sign off on 1,000 mW power project

The Senate will convene today for an extraordinary session to discuss the approval of three new power plants which will cumulatively generate nearly 1,000 mW. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708399/senate-posed-to-sign-off-on-1000-mw-power-project/

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