Energy

$4M solar farm investment launched in the Kingdom

Pestech International, a Malaysian company that specialises in solar power technology and infrastructure, has expanded its presence in the Kingdom.​​ The Edge Markets reported yesterday that Pestech has acquired a 94 percent stake in Green Sustainable Ventures (Cambodia). The investment is worth $4 million, according ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680533/4m-solar-farm-investment-launched-in-the-kingdom

LNG imported from China to Cambodia

Local business Cambodian Natural Gas Co Ltd and Chinese firm CNOOC Gas Power Group Co Ltd teamed up in importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) to distribute within Cambodia’s market. The company’s officers said the cooperation is to import the LNG to supply  demand in the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680059/lng-imported-from-china-to-cambodia

Investment on ‘waste to energy’ boosted

Investment on converting waste to energy in Cambodia has been boosted as part of urban garbage management in what officials said would help to keep the country clean and generate power for the grid. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50679839/investment-on-waste-to-energy-boosted

Firm set to launch 150MW solar power plants in Kingdom

Jinkosolar Holding Co Ltd has announced it is to supply photovoltaic panels for three solar power plants in Cambodia with a combined capacity of 150MW. New York Stock Exchange-listed JinkoSolar said Cheetah solar panels will be installed at two photovoltaic power stations in Pursat province’s ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/firm-set-launch-150mw-solar-power-plants-kingdom

Mekong levels to drop as China conducts equipment tests

The Mekong River Commission on Tuesday reported dam equipment tests in China will affect water levels in Cambodia, Thailand and Laos in the middle of this month. In a press release obtained yesterday, the MRC said the tests are being conducted in China’s Jinghong hydropower station ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675730/mekong-levels-to-drop-as-china-conducts-equipment-tests

Council OKs energy projects

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has granted official licences approving two projects with a combined capital investment of $100 million in the energy sector, it said on Wednesday.​ The projects are a $71 million power line network in Preah Sihanouk province developed by ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/council-oks-energy-projects

Preah Dak chosen for ‘one village, one light bulb’ pilot

Preah Dak, one of 36 villages in Banteay Srei district, in Siem Reap province, has been chosen as the model for the “one village, one light bulb” project. The 518 houses in the village will be equipped with solar panels to generate power at no ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-dak-chosen-one-village-one-light-bulb-pilot

Turkish investors eye electronics, electricity production in Kingdom

Turkish investors have expressed interest in seeking investment partners in Cambodia in the electricity production and electronics sectors. Guven Uckan, the head of the Electrical Electronics and Services Exporters’ Association (EESEA), said Cambodia had great potential for investment, with a number of Turkish investors currently doing ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/turkish-investors-eye-electronics-electricity-production-kingdom

National Assembly says yes to four solar projects

Four solar projects, representing a total output of 140 megawatts, were approved during a plenary session of the National Assembly yesterday. Each solar farm will be built in a different province – Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Pursat, and Svay Rieng. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672968/national-assembly-says-yes-to-four-solar-projects

Two coal power plants built in Preah Sihanouk

The locally owned Cambodia International Investment and Development Group (CIIDG) and China Huadian Hong Kong Co Ltd (CHDHK) are partnering to build two coal-fired power plants in Preah Sihanouk province. With capital investment of around $1 billion, the facilities will be able to produce some ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/two-coal-power-plants-built-preah-sihanouk

United States shows interest in energy sector

Ambassador Patrick Murphy has expressed willingness to push private investors in the United States to work with the Kingdom’s oil and gas sector, so long as Cambodia is keen to coordinate with them. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50671915/united-states-shows-interest-in-energy-sector

Coal-fired power plant to come online in S’ville this month

A 135-megawatt coal-fired power plant will start producing energy this month in the coastal province of Preah Sihanouk, according to a high-ranking energy official. The plant is seen as an important element in the government’s strategy to deal with the current energy shortage. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666710/coal-fired-power-plant-to-come-online-in-sville-this-month/

German, Finnish generators to produce 400MW

Two generators worth some $400 million that the government bought from Germany and Finland earlier this year will generate an additional 400MW of electricity by June next year, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona said on Monday. This will help reduce dry season ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/german-finnish-generators-produce-400mw

Digital platform for sustainable charcoal production in the works

An innovative digital platform for the government is being developed to promote the sustainable production and consumption of charcoal. It’s the work of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), which partnered with the Group for Environment, Renewable Energies and Solidarity (Geres), the Regional Community Forestry ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666506/digital-platform-for-sustainable-charcoal-production-in-the-works/

Subsidies spark cheaper energy

Cambodia plans to spend more than $100 million on subsidies by 2021 to reduce electricity tariffs in a move to spur economic growth and relieve the financial burden on businesses and households, a senior government official said. Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) director-general Keo Ratanak told reporters ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/subsidies-spark-cheaper-energy

Gov’t and private sector to discuss solar home system guidelines

The Ministry of Mines and Energy and several local solar companies will meet today for a consultative workshop on guidelines for solar home systems (SHS). The workshop aims to gather market data, analyse examples of good practice in the industry and discuss the challenges experienced ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664003/govt-and-private-sector-to-discuss-solar-home-system-guidelines/

Preah Sihanouk province poised to generate power from recycled waste

Chinese-owned Li Yu Heng Cambodia Construction expressed its plan to invest in using recycled waste to generate power for consumption in Preah Sihanouk province. The plan was hatched due to the rising demand for electricity as business and investment activities are growing in the province. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/preah-sihanouk-province-poised-generate-power-recycled-waste

‘Solar energy will fill shortages,’ says Jona

Thai firm B Grimm Power Pcl has invested in a 30MW solar project in Cambodia, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona said on Wednesday. Jona, who is the director-general of the ministry’s General Department of Energy, told The Post that he welcomed the ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/solar-energy-will-fill-shortages-says-jona

B.Grimm buys 30MW solar plant under development in Cambodia

Thai firm B. Grimm Power has extended its interest in PV in Southeast Asia by investing in a 30MW solar project to be set up in Cambodia. The ground-mount system is slated for development in Serie Saophoan, Banteay Meanchey Province. Company subsidiary B.Grimm Solar Power entered ...

Tom Kenning
https://www.pv-tech.org/news/b.grimm-buys-30mw-solar-plant-under-development-in-cambodia

Fujian investors eyeing P Sihanouk province

During a meeting with Minister of Industry and Handicraft Cham Prasidh on Thursday in Phnom Penh, Fujian Provincial Federation of Entrepreneurs and Enterprises deputy secretary-general Wei Zheng said the association is eyeing potential areas for investment. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fujian-investors-eyeing-p-sihanouk-province

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