Energy

Phnom Penh biomass power plant now online

A major rice husk biomass power plant in southeastern Phnom Penh’s Chbar Ampov district went online on September 22, marking a significant milestone and a big win for renewable energy in the Kingdom. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-biomass-power-plant-now-online

Cambodia committed to further develop renewable energy

Cambodia is committed to continue boosting the development of renewable energy to meet its energy demand. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501151657/cambodia-committed-to-further-develop-renewable-energy/

Electric vehicle charge stations key to drive nationwide switch

Authorities have urged the private sector to invest in electric vehicle (EV) power stations and called on Cambodians to switch to electric vehicles to cut costs and become more environmentally friendly. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/electric-vehicle-charge-stations-key-to-drive-nationwide-switch

New talks to end Overlapping Claims Area petroleum riches by Thailand and Cambodia

Thailand is scheduled to hold talks with Cambodia over a 26,000 sq kilometers overlapping claims area (OCA) estimated to hold up to 500 million barrels of oil and gas deposits under the sea floor. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501152822/new-talks-to-end-overlapping-claims-area-petroleum-riches-by-thailand-and-cambodia/

$1m initiative to push sustainable tourism

WWF Cambodia has launched a $1 million project to support post-Covid recovery and the development of sustainable tourism in Cambodia by introducing solar and cooling systems to the sector. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/1m-initiative-to-push-sustainable-tourism

Ministry opens third public EV charger – in central Siem Reap

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport on September 14 inaugurated its third public electric vehicle (EV) charging kiosk, this time in central Siem Reap town, raising hopes for the wide adoption of the alternative fuel vehicles going forward. A ministry statement issued in conjunction ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-opens-third-public-ev-charger-central-siem-reap

Tourism operators in Cambodia urged to use renewables in business

A Cambodian official and conservationists on Wednesday called on tourism operators to use renewable energy sources like the rooftop solar in their business operations. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501151220/tourism-operators-in-cambodia-urged-to-use-renewables-in-business/

ASEAN majority want end to coal

A survey has revealed that more than half of respondents want ASEAN countries to stop building new coal plants immediately, while almost two-thirds want their countries to phase out coal consumption either immediately or by 2030. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-majority-want-end-coal

EuroCham urges end to solar fee for industry

The European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia (EuroCham) is encouraging the industrial sector to implement effective renewable energy (RE) policies and calling on the government to remove capacity charges on solar energy and fully embrace renewable sources. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eurocham-urges-end-solar-fee-industry

Mixed findings in Mekong River hydropower report

Two hydropower projects along Southeast Asia’s most important river have had a measurable though moderate impact on water flows, sediment and fisheries, according to a press release on the preliminary findings of a report by the Mekong River Commission (MRC) released last week. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/mixed-findings-mekong-river-hydropower-report

Experts forecast resumption of overlapping claim area talks

Energy experts say Thailand and Cambodia will resume talks to settle their dispute on an overlapping claim area (OCA) in order to jointly benefit from a new petroleum source and relieve the impact of energy price fluctuations. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501136415/experts-forecast-resumption-of-overlapping-claim-area-talks/

Stolen crude oil to be returned to Cambodia

Cambodia has reached an agreement to receive 300,000 barrels of crude oil that was stolen by a tanker following a payment dispute with Singaporean energy​ KrisEnergy, a senior government official said on Tuesday. ...

Chhorn Raksmey
https://kiripost.com/stories/stolen-crude-oil-to-be-returned-to-cambodia

$84.5​ million investment project approved to produce solar panels

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved an investment project worth $84.5 million that will need about 1,000 workers to manufacture solar panels in an industrial zone in Kratie province, according to a release by the CDC. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501115792/84-5-million-investment-project-approved-to-produce-solar-panels/

Local fuel prices fall 10% amid global downticks

International fuel rates have started to fall back as India and Iran look to step up Russian crude imports, in a downward trend likely to be fuelled by cooperation between the trio of countries on reducing the pressure of the oil price crisis, economists have ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-fuel-prices-fall-10-amid-global-downticks

CDC fast-tracks work on auto, electronics industry roadmap

The government is revving up the preparation of an official singular roadmap for the development of the automotive and electronics sectors, which industry insiders expect will provide additional tax incentives to encourage electric vehicle (EV) adoption and imports. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-fast-tracks-work-auto-electronics-industry-roadmap

Kingdom’s power supplier may face $100 million loss

Cambodia has estimated that its power supplier, Electricity of Cambodia (EDC), will lose $100 million this year as the economy has been affected by the war between Russia and Ukraine and the economic sanctions on Moscow and around the world, Prime Minister Hun Sen said. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501107943/kingdoms-power-supplier-may-face-100-million-loss/

Cambodia subsidises over $100 million to stabilise electricity tariffs in 2022, says PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said here on Wednesday that the government is subsidizing more than $100 million to the state-owned Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) in 2022 to stabilize electricity tariffs. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501108325/cambodia-subsidises-over-100-million-to-stabilise-electricity-tariffs-in-2022-says-pm/

Laos boosts electricity exports to Cambodia, aims to supply 6,000 MWs by 2030

The Lao government is focusing on implementing an array of hydropower projects nationwide to increase its electricity exports to regional countries, including Vietnam and Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501100709/laos-boosts-electricity-exports-to-cambodia-aims-to-supply-6000-mws-by-2030/

China plays key role in securing energy security in Cambodia: officials, academics

China has played a crucial role in securing Cambodia’s energy security, which is a key element for socio-economic development, Cambodian officials and academics said on June 14. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501094337/china-plays-key-role-in-securing-energy-security-in-cambodia-officials-academics/

Garment factories urged to switch to solar power

The European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) in Cambodia on Tuesday called for quicker adoption of renewable energy and rooftop solar panels in the country’s garment sector to make it more competitive. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501086193/garment-factories-urged-to-switch-to-solar-power/

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