Energy

Cambodia expects over million EVs by next decade

Cambodia is expecting to have over a million electric two and three-wheelers in the country between 2030 and 2040 and about 100,000 electric cars between 2035 and 2042, according to the Electric Vehicle (EV) Roadmap for Charging Stations, released recently by the Ministry of Public ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501437127/cambodia-expects-over-million-evs-by-next-decade/

Cambodia’s regional power grid bid gets ADB support

The Asian Development Bank (ADB), yesterday, supported Cambodia’s push for the establishment of the ASEAN Power Grid (APG), sharing a vision to enhance the region’s green energy security. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501436267/cambodias-regional-power-grid-bid-gets-adb-support/

Renewable energy to give 70% of power in Cambodia this year

Renewable energy sources will account for nearly 70 percent of Cambodia’s electricity this year, said Sun Chanthol, Deputy Prime Minister and First Vice President of the Council for the Development of Cambodia, recently. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501429249/renewable-energy-to-give-70-of-power-in-cambodia-this-year/

Minister of Environment supports investors who wish to increase employment for local communities

Dr. Eang Sophalleth, Minister of the Environment, fully welcomed and supported investors who wish to increase employment for local communities and help keep Cambodia’s environment clean by investing in renewable energy. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501429737/minister-of-environment-supports-investors-who-wish-to-increase-employment-for-local-communities/

Cambodia imports oil products worth $2.17 bln in 2023

Cambodia’s imports of diesel fuel and petroleum oil declined by 7.6 percent in 2023, according to a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise on Sunday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501423161/cambodia-imports-oil-products-worth-2-17-bln-in-2023/

Solar to remain fastest growing power source

At an annual growth rate of 14.34 percent, the fastest growth in electricity generation in the Kingdom will be in the solar sector in the coming years, a latest study by the Economic Research Institute for Asean and East Asia has revealed. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501419929/solar-to-remain-fastest-growing-power-source/

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users highest in region

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users remains highest in the region, which in turn is contributing towards the increased cost of doing business, a World Bank study has pointed out.​​ ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501415854/cambodias-cost-of-electricity-to-industrial-users-highest-in-region/

Unlocking the potential of energy efficiency

Cambodia has pledged to reduce energy consumption by at least 19 percent by 2030 as part of the nation’s clean energy transition. At Clean Energy Week, industry players took to the stage to explore how to achieve this. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/unlocking-the-potential-of-energy-efficiency

PM Hun Manet aborts coal power plant project in Botum Sakor district

The new government has abandoned plans to build a $1.5 billion 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power project in Botum Sakor district, Koh Kong province, deciding instead to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant. ...

Pok Ponlue and Hel Komsan
https://cambojanews.com/pm-hun-manet-aborts-coal-power-plant-project-in-botum-sakor-district/

Work on new hydropower plant in Cambodia goes smoothly

Construction work on a the Upper Tatay Hydropower Station, with a designed capacity of 150-megawatts (MWs) has been 31.5 percent completed so far, officials said on Thursday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501400180/work-on-new-hydropower-plant-in-cambodia-goes-smoothly/

Balancing Cambodia’s power grid

Strengthening and modernizing Cambodia’s power grid is key to supporting the nation’s energy transition, while providing a sustainable and stable electricity supply, experts stated during a Clean Energy Week session. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/balancing-cambodias-power-grid

CDC approves two hydropower projects worth over $400 million

Two hydropower projects worth more than $400 million have been officially approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) for investment in Mondul Seima and Thmar Bang districts in Koh Kong province. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501395670/cdc-approves-two-hydropower-projects-worth-over-400-million/

Clean energy accounts for over 62 pct of energy consumption in Cambodia: minister

Renewable or clean energy used in Cambodia has accounted for more than 62 percent of the country’s total consumption, Minister of Mines and Energy Keo Rattanak said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396099/clean-energy-accounts-for-over-62-pct-of-energy-consumption-in-cambodia-minister/

Gender equality in the clean energy sector

Gender equality in the energy sector was the focus of a session at Clean Energy Week, with relevant actors lobbying for more to be done to mainstream the field and make it more inclusive. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/gender-equality-in-the-clean-energy-sector

ADB and Cambodia set priority areas for energy sector partnership

Cambodia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently held a meeting to discuss their ongoing engagement and strategic priorities for the future, with a particular focus on the energy sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386794/adb-and-cambodia-set-priority-areas-for-energy-sector-partnership/

Cambodia shifts focus to solar and wind energy to meet rising power demand

Cambodia is gearing up to embrace solar and wind energy as part of its strategy to meet its growing energy needs, as stated by Minister of Mines and Energy KeoRottanak during the Singapore International Energy Week event. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501386467/cambodia-shifts-focus-to-solar-and-wind-energy-to-meet-rising-power-demand/

Cambodia pivots to solar, wind energy

Cambodia is planning a move towards solar and wind energy to meet its rising power demands, according to Minister of Mines and Energy Keo Rottanak. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cambodia-pivots-solar-wind-energy

EnerCam pioneers onshore oilfield exploration, ESG/CSR

Canada-owned EnerCam Exploration Ltd, through its subsidiary Angkor Resources Corp, has completed a community assessment mission on Block VIII, a 7.3sq km oil and gas license, with a focus on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles and corporate social responsibility (CSR). ...

May Kunmakara
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/enercam-pioneers-onshore-oilfield-exploration-esgcsr

Manet urges UK cooperation on renewable energy, green economy

During his October 4 meeting with British ambassador Dominic Williams, Prime Minister Hun Manet reiterated that Cambodia’s foreign policy – including bilateral relations with the UK – will remain unchanged under his administration. The premier also expressed hope that more Cambodian products will be exported ...

Sok Raksa
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/manet-urges-uk-cooperation-renewable-energy-green-economy

Petrol prices decline, diesel remains steady

Retail petrol prices have experienced a slight decrease after reaching their highest levels in a year, with regular gasoline now at 4,550 riel per litre, down from 4,750 riel in the previous 10 days. Diesel prices remain unchanged at 4,850 riel per litre. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/petrol-prices-decline-diesel-remains-steady

Energy tariffs cut for industrial, agri sectors

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has announced a reduction in electricity tariffs for the industrial and agricultural sectors, effective from October to December 2023. This move is aimed at increasing production, fostering job creation and supporting income growth for Cambodians. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/energy-tariffs-cut-industrial-agri-sectors

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