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Scheduled power cuts announced for Phnom Penh and some provinces

Electricite du Cambodge has announced the following power outages for Phnom Penh and some provinces in order to carry out repair work, replace equipment and dismantle network lines to make way for road widening work: ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50863303/scheduled-power-cuts-announced-for-phnom-penh-and-some-provinces/

80MW wind farm project in Kampot hits EdC price snag

French-owned The Blue Circle’s 80MW wind power investment project in Kampot province has hit an impasse, as its proposed $0.068 per kWh tariff rate for the national grid exceeds what state-run energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) is willing to pay, according to a Ministry ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/80mw-wind-farm-project-kampot-hits-edc-price-snag

New Pursat dam project 90% finished

The construction of the Damnak Chheu Krom dam in Pursat province – consisting of one main levee and over 90km of irrigation canals – is now is over 90 per cent complete and is expected to go online by next month. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-pursat-dam-project-90-finished

Kingdom seeks buyers for crude amid discouraging production

The government and Singaporean oil exploration firm KrisEnergy Ltd are actively working together to find markets for the crude oil produced offshore Cambodia and to plan for further steps in resource development for Block A, according to a senior government official. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-seeks-buyers-crude-amid-discouraging-production

Oddar Meanchey coal power plant set for next year

A 265MW coal-fired power plant in Oddar Meanchey province is scheduled to begin operations early next year as construction of the plant’s infrastructure and transmission line connecting to East Siem Reap Substation nears completion, according to deputy provincial governor Di Rado. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/oddar-meanchey-coal-power-plant-set-next-year

200MW power plant in Cambodia commissioned by MAN Energy

Engineering company MAN Energy Solutions and Chinese state-owned energy company China National Machinery Corporation (CHMC) have commissioned a 200MW power generation plant in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50848698/200mw-power-plant-in-cambodia-commissioned-by-man-energy/

200MW solar farm set for Kampong Speu

A 200MW solar project backed by a $200 million investment from two large companies will be built in Aoral Eco-City, a joint statement said on April 26. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/200mw-solar-farm-set-kampong-speu

Indebted oil company reports lower-than-expected oil at Cambodian block

KrisEnergy has warned that its current production rate at Cambodia’s Apsara offshore oil block has yielded only around half the company’s projected peak rate, and it has extended debt repayment deadlines and brought in an engineering firm to assess the situation amid “material uncertainty ...

Danielle Keeton-Olsen
https://vodenglish.news/indebted-oil-company-reports-lower-than-expected-oil-at-cambodian-block/

Air base substation commissioned as hottest months near

State-run energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) has commissioned a 115kV high-voltage substation to supply Phnom Penh residents with power as demand soars, according to its director-general Keo Rottanak. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/air-base-substation-commissioned-hottest-months-near

KrisEnergy may face action: Gov’t official

Following the announcement last week by KrisEnergy Ltd of less-than-anticipated results from oil production at the Apsara Mini Phase 1A development, a senior official from the Ministry of Mines and Energy said the government could penalise  the company or terminate its licence. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50834110/krisenergy-may-face-action-govt-official/

Pricing talks on wind energy project underway

State-run Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) and Singapore-based The Blue Circle are in preliminary talks on the price of wind generated power, as senior officials place high hopes for having the renewable energy factor into the nation’s energy mix soon. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50832275/pricing-talks-on-wind-energy-project-underway/

CDC approves another solar power plant project in Svay Rieng province

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has recently approved a 20-megawatt solar power plant project in Monorom commune, Svay Teap district, Svay Rieng province. ...

Nika/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50828698/cdc-approves-another-solar-power-plant-project-in-svay-rieng-province/

60MW solar station in Battambang hooked to grid

A 60MW solar power station in northern Battambang province was commissioned and connected to the national grid last week. The solar farm is located in southwestern Thma Koul district’s Anlong Run commune and is invested by Shenzhen-listed Risen Energy Co Ltd. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/60mw-solar-station-battambang-hooked-grid

Banteay Meanchey solar farm adds 39MW to national grid

A 39MW solar power plant in far northwestern Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchey province has been successfully brought to the national grid, Shenzhen-listed solar development company JA Solar Technology Co Ltd said in press release on March 10. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/banteay-meanchey-solar-farm-adds-39mw-national-grid

Covid delays WtE power plant

The prolongation of the Covid-19 outbreak has led to a delay in a feasibility study of building a waste-to-energy (WtE) plant with at least 50MW of total electricity generating capacity near Phnom Penh, according to Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/covid-delays-wte-power-plant

Cambodia chalks up five oil wells

Singapore-based oil and gas firm KrisEnergy Ltd began extracting crude oil from four additional wells late last month, according to Cheap Sour, a senior official at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-chalks-five-oil-wells

Experts map benefits of alternative energy in face of future demand

Several reports have shed light on the benefits of renewable energy adoption in the creation of jobs and providing cheaper, cleaner electricity while reducing the risks associated with climate change. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817010/experts-map-benefits-of-alternative-energy-in-face-of-future-demand/

Oil revenue no short-term fix to economic growth: PM

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said that oil revenues will have less of an impact in the short term on the country’s overall economy than other traditional business sectors. His statement was made during a joint ceremony for the inauguration of  the Chamkar Mon Water ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50809405/oil-revenue-no-short-term-fix-to-economic-growth-pm/

Research centre adds solar power station in Siem Reap

The Ministry of Environment and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia officially launched a solar power plant and battery storage system at the Kesor Kol Sok An Phnom Kulen Research and Conservation Centre on Kulen mountain in Siem Reap province. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/research-centre-adds-solar-power-station-siem-reap

Mondulkiri wind farm passes first test

Xinglan Maritime Energy Co Ltd’s (XME) $200 million 100MW onshore wind power project in Mondulkiri province has passed its feasibility study, promising a fresh gust of wind to swell the sails of the Kingdom’s burgeoning industry, the local Maritime Group said in a press release. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mondulkiri-wind-farm-passes-first-test

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