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Cambodia’s Mekong water levels to drop due to power grid maintenance in China

The water outflow at Jinghong hydropower  station in China’s Yunnan province is dropping due to power grid maintenance during 5 – 24 January, leading  to changes  in river water levels along the Mekong River in Thailand, Lao PDR, and Cambodia, according to a press release ...

Heng Panha
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801286/cambodias-mekong-water-levels-to-drop-due-to-power-grid-maintenance-in-china/

$400m investment inked for another hydro project

SINOMACH China Heavy Machinery Co Ltd, the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Cambodia and the Cambodian National Electric Power Co formally signed an implementation agreement, lease agreement and power purchase agreement for the build-operate-transfer (BOT) investment project of the Shangddai Hydropower Station to utilise ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50799201/400m-investment-inked-for-another-hydro-project/

400MW fuel oil power plant in east Kandal all set to go online

A $380 million 400MW heavy fuel oil power facility in Kandal province’s eastern Lvea Em district has been completed, and on reserve to generate electricity when demand reaches a high enough level, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/400mw-fuel-oil-power-plant-east-kandal-all-set-go-online

Rice miller pilots solar warehouses

In a first for the Kingdom, leading organic rice miller and exporter AMRU Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd will pilot the use of solar energy in its facilities to increase energy sustainability during dry-season production lines that are often riddled with power outages. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-miller-pilots-solar-warehouses

98% of villages nationwide electrified

The access to electricity has been promoted as planned as 98 percent of the total villages nationwide have been electrified. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50793141/98-of-villages-nationwide-electrified/

Chinese dams under US scrutiny in Mekong rivalry

A U.S.-funded project using satellites to track and publish water levels at Chinese dams on the Mekong River was announced Monday, adding to the superpowers’ rivalry in Southeast Asia. ...

Reuters
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/5698640.html

CDC approves Royal Group’s 700MW coal-fired power plant

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on December 8 approved Botum Sakor Energy Co Ltd’s (BSE’s) more-than-$1 billion 700MW coal-fired power station in Koh Kong province’s southwestern Botum Sakor district. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-approves-royal-groups-700mw-coal-fired-power-plant

Three solar stations set to generate power earlier next year

Three solar stations will start generating power and link to the grid earlier next year, as currently the projects are 90 percent complete. The three solar construction projects were approved last year. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50790719/three-solar-stations-set-to-generate-power-earlier-next-year/

60-MW solar station in Pursat province set to generate power

Another 60-megawatt solar station in Pursat province’s Krokor district will generate power for the grid earlier next year. Invested by Schneitec Renewable Co., Ltd., the solar power station covers 135 hectares of land area. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788965/60-mw-solar-station-in-pursat-province-set-to-generate-power/

Clean energy microgrid in pipeline for Koh Rong Sanloem

A new private-sector energy development is in the pipeline for Koh Rong Sanloem Island with the goal of bringing clean and reliable electricity 24 hours a day to the remote location. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/clean-energy-microgrid-pipeline-koh-rong-sanloem

Winds of change for renewables in the Kingdom

Kampot province will be home to the Kingdom’s first wind farm – a step in the right direction in terms of Cambodia’s renewable energy movement, say experts. The first wind power project in Cambodia is approaching the construction stage. The Blue Circle (Cambodia), the company ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788448/winds-of-change-for-renewables-in-the-kingdom/

Firm takes the smoke out of BBQ with biomass innovation

Rethinking how to utilise waste as a source of energy is a hot topic in Cambodia, a country short on power that also grapples with a mounting organic waste problem. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787543/firm-takes-the-smoke-out-of-bbq-with-biomass-innovation/

Royal Group a step closer to new coal-fired power plant

Sinosteel Equipment Co Ltd and Royal Group wholly-owned Cambodia Bodong Shaguo Energy Co Ltd signed an Engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for the new 700 mW coal-fired power plant project. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784902/royal-group-a-step-closer-to-new-coal-fired-power-plant/

Wind farm developer wins Clean Energy Week Award 2020

EnergyLab, a nonprofit organisation that supports the growth of the clean energy market, has chosen Cambodian wind farm developer Sophorn Chea as this year’s Clean Energy Advocate Award winner. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783943/wind-farm-developer-wins-clean-energy-week-award-2020/

O&M contract for 200 MW Cambodian power plant signed with MAN PrimeServ

MAN PrimeServ, the after-sales brand of MAN Energy Solutions, has signed a five-year service agreement for a new 200 MW power plant near Phnom Penh. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783186/om-contract-for-200-mw-cambodian-power-plant-signed-with-man-primeserv/

KrisEnergy seeks additional delay to Cambodia Block A scheduled oil extraction

A senior official of the General Department of Petroleum at the Ministry of Mines and Energy said the ministry is reviewing a request letter from Singapore-listed company KrisEnergy asking for a delay to the start of oil extraction in Cambodia Block A. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783454/krisenergy-seeks-additional-delay-to-cambodia-block-a-scheduled-oil-extraction/

Clean Energy Week 2020

Clean Energy Week 2020 starts today with several events from now until November 19. The purpose is to engage and promote clean energy in Cambodia for sustainable development, economic productivity and innovation. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50782281/clean-energy-week-2020/

$400 million transmission line to bring in Laos, Thailand power

The construction of a combined more-than $400 million power transmission line connecting Cambodia to Laos and the Thai border will start next year, according to an official from the Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50777612/400-million-transmission-line-to-bring-in-laos-thailand-power/

Cabinet approves Stung Tatai Leu hydropower dam development project

The 150-megawatt Stung Tatai Leu hydropower dam development project was endorsed during the plenary Cabinet Meeting held here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776451/cabinet-approves-stung-tatai-leu-hydropower-dam-development-project/

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