Energy

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/

Pandemic hampers progress to achieve universal energy access by 2030

The Covid-19 pandemic has slowed progress towards universal access to electricity and clean cooking fuels and technology, and fallout from the war in Ukraine could result in further setbacks, according to a UN-backed report, published on June 1. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501087336/pandemic-hampers-progress-to-achieve-universal-energy-access-by-2030/

Petrol, diesel rates increased to 5,650, 5,550 riel: ministry

The retail prices of regular-grade petrol and diesel respectively increased by about 0.9 per cent and 2.8 per cent on June 1, according to a notice issued by the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/petrol-diesel-rates-increased-5650-5550-riel-ministry

More Cambodians drive EVs as gov’t looks for investors

A total of 84 electric vehicles (EV) have been registered in Cambodia year-to-date, marking a more than nine-fold increase from just nine in the same period of 2021, according to the transport minister on May 27. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/more-cambodians-drive-evs-govt-looks-investors

Partners to produce hydrogen from hydropower in Cambodia and Malaysia

PESTECH International Berhad and Hydrogene De France SA have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on green hydrogen production from hydropower plants in Cambodia and Malaysia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083121/partners-to-produce-hydrogen-from-hydropower-in-cambodia-and-malaysia/

Transport ministry holding second logistics workshop

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has been organising a second workshop to share knowledge on capacity building and institutional strengthening to develop a framework for monitoring and evaluation of the logistics sector and logistics data in Cambodia and in the context of Cambodia-Laos-Vietnam ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/transport-ministry-holding-second-logistics-workshop

Rangers evict Oral sanctuary kiln operators

An environmental activist said more than 20 illegal brick kilns and huts had been demolished by rangers in the Oral Wildlife Sanctuary after their owners failed to follow instructions to cease their activities because they were depleting national forest resources. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rangers-evict-oral-sanctuary-kiln-operators

High electricity bills push every Cambodian to the brink of despair

Even as the temperature in Cambodia soars, many people are reluctant to use air conditioners for the fear of getting a higher monthly electricity bill. So much so, even industry leaders are looking forward to getting some favourable approach from the government to compete with ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501052317/high-electricity-bills-push-every-cambodian-to-the-brink-of-despair/

Malacca, Malaysia delegation eyes four local sectors for investment

Leaders and businesspeople from the Malaysian state of Malacca have vowed to promote investment among compatriots in four target Cambodian sectors – education and vocational training; real estate; mining; and energy, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/malacca-malaysia-delegation-eyes-four-local-sectors-investment

Kingdom to have ‘at least 10’ EV stations by December

Cambodia aims to have “at least 10” operational electric vehicle (EV) charging stations nationwide by end-2022, in the capital and “key provinces”, according to the public works minister on March 22.   ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-have-least-10-ev-stations-december

1.4GW Stung Treng hydropower dam okayed in principle

The government has agreed in principle to a 1,400MW hydropower dam in Stung Treng province to be built jointly by local conglomerate Royal Group of Companies Ltd and China (Cambodia) Rich International Co Ltd.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/14gw-stung-treng-hydropower-dam-okayed-principle

Ministry to promote use of electric vehicles

To promote electric vehicles or EVs in the country, the Ministry of Public Works and Transport is to showcase for the first time different electric vehicles and related technology later this week in Phnom Penh. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501046120/ministry-to-promote-use-of-electric-vehicles/

Rural Cambodia gets powered up by Japan, UNDP

Japan has continued its support for the sustainable supply of electricity to remote rural areas of Cambodia through a new partnership with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the Ministry of Mines and Energy that will provide electricity to 1,300 households in seven provinces.​ ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/rural-cambodia-gets-powered-japan-undp

City Hall urges public to resume bus riding

The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall has called on people to start using public bus services again, saying it will reduces people’s cost of living and that the service provides safety for travellers. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/city-hall-urges-public-resume-bus-riding

Talks encourage increased EV use

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has held a series of discussions with electricity providers and sustainability organisations to support the development of policies that will encourage mass use of electric vehicles (EV) in Cambodia.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/talks-encourage-increased-ev-use

Talks encourage increased EV use

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has held a series of discussions with electricity providers and sustainability organisations to support the development of policies that will encourage mass use of electric vehicles (EV) in Cambodia. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/talks-encourage-increased-ev-use

Retail fuel rates raised for fifth time

Economists and manufacturing players are concerned about the relentless rise in Cambodian fuel prices, which they blame for a general upswing in the prices of other goods and services – a trend many fear may be extended by Russia’s military offensive in Ukraine.   ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/retail-fuel-rates-raised-fifth-time

Electric rates static amid Covid shocks

Cambodia was one of only nine countries and territories that saw no significant changes in electricity tariffs between 2019 and 2020, as the Covid-19 pandemic began to sweep across the globe. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/electric-rates-static-amid-covid-shocks

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