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Cambodia signs deal to export renewable energy to Singapore

Cambodia has inked a deal to explore the possibilities to export renewable energy to Singapore by 2028 as part of its long-term strategy to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. ...

Prak Chan Thul
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-signs-deal-to-export-renewable-energy-to-singapore

Cambodia targets 3,155MW from solar by 2040

The share of solar power in the total energy mix of Cambodia is poised to rise sharply in the coming decades and can reach 3,155 MW by 2040, bigger than the contribution from locally generated hydroelectricity which is a major source of renewable energy in ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501193938/cambodia-targets-3155mw-from-solar-by-2040/

Cambodia urged to develop green finance ecosystem

Cambodia needs to cultivate a conducive ecosystem for the development of its green finance market and make it sustainable and attractive for potential investors, experts said at a forum yesterday while calling upon both the government and the private sector to take the initiatives in ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501189599/cambodia-urged-to-develop-green-finance-ecosystem/

Energy supply sufficient for economic sectors, says minister

Cambodia has sufficient power to supply energy use, support investment, industry and economic activities, said Suy Sem, Minister of Mines and Energy. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501186159/energy-supply-sufficient-for-economic-sectors-says-minister/

ADB-backed Nat’l Solar Park adds 60MW to grid

A 60MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in southwestern Kampong Chhnang province, part of the 100MW National Solar Park, was connected to the national grid on November 11, in a move to provide the people with more power resources, reported the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-backed-natl-solar-park-adds-60mw-grid

ADB mandate inked for 2GW of solar

The state-owned power utility is set to undertake a nationwide study on ways to harness an additional 2GW capacity of solar energy proposed by a regional lender, in a pilot project expected to spur up to $100 million in investments that aims to illustrate how ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-mandate-inked-2gw-solar

700 MW Coal-fired powerplant starts operation

China Huadian Corp’s 700-megawatt coal-fired plant in Sihanoukville has started generating energy after 72 hours of testing, aiming to help solve Cambodia’s power shortages while promoting local socioeconomic development, according to a news report. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/cambodia-sihanoukville-china-huadian-corp-coal-fired-powerplant

ADB, EDC sign mandate for two GW solar and battery storage power programme in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a transaction advisory services mandate with Cambodia’s national utility company Électricité du Cambodge (EDC) to support the development of two gigawatts (GW) of solar power in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501179163/adb-edc-sign-mandate-for-two-gw-solar-and-battery-storage-power-programme-in-cambodia/

Cambodia gets ADB’s helping hand in transition to cleaner energy

Cambodia’s demand for electricity is increasing each year and the country is not only committed to sustaining their economic competitiveness and growth but also is eager to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions in the energy sector by 16% by 2030 as it transitions to cleaner ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501167822/cambodia-gets-adbs-helping-hand-in-transition-to-cleaner-energy/

Canadian firm granted oil, gas exploration, production licence

The government has given the nod to EnerCam Resources Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Toronto-listed Angkor Resources Corp, for oil and gas exploration, development and production on southwestern Cambodia’s roughly 7,300sq km onshore Block VIII in the Kampong-Som Basin, the parent company reported on October ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/canadian-firm-granted-oil-gas-exploration-production-licence

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/

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

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

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

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