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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/

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

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/

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/

$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

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/

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

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

Plans to have solar-mini grid system to provide electricity in 350 villages

The Ministry of Mines and Energy in collaboration with UNDP is seeking the possibility to have solar-mini grid systems at villages that have not been electrified. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501017410/plans-to-have-solar-mini-grid-system-to-provide-electricity-in-350-villages/

Biggest solar farm set to more than double in capacity

Plans are underway to expand the capacity of the Kingdom’s largest solar power station, by nearly 167 per cent from 90MW to 240MW, to help meet demand and reduce energy costs, according to the head of state-run electric utility Electricite du Cambodge (EdC).   ...

Hom Phanet
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/biggest-solar-farm-set-more-double-capacity

Agriculture sector sees promising future for solar-power equipment

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon said solar-powered agricultural equipment had the potential to help Cambodia’s farmers withstand the impacts of climate change and that it could also reduce production costs and greenhouse gas emissions for the Kingdom’s agriculture sector. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-sector-sees-promising-future-solar-power-equipment

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