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Hydropower dams

Cambodia’s Hydro Power Lower Sesan 2 Dam attaches great importance to staff development

Cambodia’s Hydro Power Lower Sesan 2 Dam attaches great importance to staff development. The Lower Sesan 2 Hydro Power dam in Cambodia’s Stung Treng Province, was jointly funded and constructed by China Huaneng Group, Royal Group, Cambodia and Electricity of Vietnam (EVN). It is managed ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50936737/cambodias-hydro-power-lower-sesan-2-dam-attaches-great-importance-to-staff-development/

Cambodia’s Lower Sesan II hydropower station provides bright future for relocated villagers

“If there had not been this project, we would have still been living in hardship, using kerosene-burning lamps or batteries,” Souy For, a 51-year-old father of two, said of a new power station in the country. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50924780/cambodias-lower-sesan-ii-hydropower-station-provides-bright-future-for-relocated-villagers/

Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant protects the environment and provides clean energy in Cambodia

In July, the Fisheries Administration of Cambodia issued a certificate to the Lower Sesan II Hydropower plant in recognition of the company’s achievements in fish protection. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918128/lower-sesan-ii-hydropower-plant-protects-the-environment-and-provides-clean-energy-in-cambodia/

HRW politicises human rights with a biased report attacking Cambodian dam project

Human rights are for humanity, not for Human Rights Watch (HRW). Human rights must be understood and approached based on the context and the stage of nation building and state building. ...

Suos Yara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50917270/hrw-politicises-human-rights-with-a-biased-report-attacking-cambodian-dam-project/

Government disputes HRW report

Ministry of Environment spokesman Neth Pheaktra has responded to a report issued by Human Rights Watch (HRW) which claimed that the construction of the Lower Sesan II Hydropower Dam had undermined human rights in Cambodia. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/government-disputes-hrw-report

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

Cambodia’s Mekong water levels to drop due to power grid maintenance in China

The water outflow at Jinghong hydropower  station in China’s Yunnan province is dropping due to power grid maintenance during 5 – 24 January, leading  to changes  in river water levels along the Mekong River in Thailand, Lao PDR, and Cambodia, according to a press release ...

Heng Panha
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801286/cambodias-mekong-water-levels-to-drop-due-to-power-grid-maintenance-in-china/

$400m investment inked for another hydro project

SINOMACH China Heavy Machinery Co Ltd, the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Cambodia and the Cambodian National Electric Power Co formally signed an implementation agreement, lease agreement and power purchase agreement for the build-operate-transfer (BOT) investment project of the Shangddai Hydropower Station to utilise ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50799201/400m-investment-inked-for-another-hydro-project/

Chinese dams under US scrutiny in Mekong rivalry

A U.S.-funded project using satellites to track and publish water levels at Chinese dams on the Mekong River was announced Monday, adding to the superpowers’ rivalry in Southeast Asia. ...

Reuters
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/5698640.html

Cabinet approves Stung Tatai Leu hydropower dam development project

The 150-megawatt Stung Tatai Leu hydropower dam development project was endorsed during the plenary Cabinet Meeting held here this morning under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Hun Sen. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776451/cabinet-approves-stung-tatai-leu-hydropower-dam-development-project/

MRC releases new guidelines for Mekong hydropower development

The Mekong River Commission (MRC) released new guidelines yesterday assessing the risks of hydropower development through an assessment of five major themes. ...

Dina Huon
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767553/mrc-releases-new-guidelines-for-mekong-hydropower-development/

New $231M Pursat dam built

Groundwork is underway on South Korean-owned SPHP (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s massive $231 million Stung Pursat I hydroelectric dam in Pursat, provincial deputy governor Khoy Rida told The Post on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-231m-pursat-dam-built

Lower Sesan II Hydropower Station, powering agricultural development in Stung Treng

Lower Sesan II Hydropower Station, which is operated and managed by the firm China Huaneng Group, is located on the mainstream of the Sanhe River in Cambodia’s northeastern Stung Treng province. ...

Marie Lamy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751818/lower-sesan-ii-hydropower-station-powering-agricultural-development-in-stung-treng/

Lower Sesan II dam substation injects Ratanakkiri with 50MW more power

The 400MW Lower Sesan II Hydropower Dam will provide Ratanakkiri province with 50MW of electricity via a newly completed substation that was officially launched last week, said a provincial electricity authority official. The official, who declined to be named, told The Post on Sunday that ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/lower-sesan-ii-dam-substation-injects-ratanakkiri-50mw-more-power

Cambodia and two other nations call on Laos to provide effective mitigation measures

Cambodia, Thailand and Viet Nam requested Lao PDR to conduct rigorous transboundary impact assessments and enhance proposed measures to mitigate potential adverse impacts from the 1,460-megawatt Luang Prabang hydropower project, as the Mekong River Commission concluded a six-month prior consultation process for the project. ...

Heng Panha/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740454/cambodia-and-two-other-nations-call-on-laos-to-provide-effective-mitigation-measures/

Proposed Koh Kong dam one step closer

A proposed 150MW hydropower project on the upper reaches of the Tatai river in Koh Kong province’s northern Thma Bang district is looking more likely to happen, as the government strives to promote investment in the electricity sector and increase supply. Provincial deputy governor Sok ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/proposed-koh-kong-dam-one-step-closer

Another 150-megawatt hydro power project proposed upstream of Tatay River

A 150-megawatt hydro power project has been proposed to be developed upstream of the Tatay River, located in Koh Kong province’s Thmar Baing district, as the investor is proceeding with the environment and social assessment aspects at the sub-national level. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50738749/another-150-megawatt-hydro-power-project-proposed-upstream-of-tatay-river/

MRC moves to delay Luang Prabang dam project’s prior consultation

The scheduled conclusion of the prior consultation process of the Lao-initiated Luang Prabang hydropower project has been moved to the end of the month, a statement from the Mekong River Commission said Friday, following concerns raised by the project’s stakeholders. ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731233/mrc-moves-to-delay-luang-prabang-dam-projects-prior-consultation/

Three investment projects worth $246 million approved, to create 1,500 jobs

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has given the green light to three new investment projects with a total investment capital of $246.1 million. According to the council, the newly approved projects are expected to create some 1,547 jobs for the locals. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50727869/three-investment-projects-worth-246-million-approved-to-create-1500-jobs/

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