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Renewable energy production

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/

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

Four solar power stations coming online

Additional renewable energy generated by solar power will come online soon in Cambodia from four new stations scheduled to be linked to the grid early this year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803921/four-solar-power-stations-coming-online/

Sunny future predicted for photovoltaics

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Cambodia’s resident representative, Nick Beresford, said yesterday solar technology is moving fast, is far cheaper than carbon-based energy and provides clean electricity. He said the UNDP is working with the Ministry of Mines and Energy on projects to ensure ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50801824/sunny-future-predicted-for-photovoltaics/

Rice miller pilots solar warehouses

In a first for the Kingdom, leading organic rice miller and exporter AMRU Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd will pilot the use of solar energy in its facilities to increase energy sustainability during dry-season production lines that are often riddled with power outages. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-miller-pilots-solar-warehouses

Three solar stations set to generate power earlier next year

Three solar stations will start generating power and link to the grid earlier next year, as currently the projects are 90 percent complete. The three solar construction projects were approved last year. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50790719/three-solar-stations-set-to-generate-power-earlier-next-year/

60-MW solar station in Pursat province set to generate power

Another 60-megawatt solar station in Pursat province’s Krokor district will generate power for the grid earlier next year. Invested by Schneitec Renewable Co., Ltd., the solar power station covers 135 hectares of land area. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788965/60-mw-solar-station-in-pursat-province-set-to-generate-power/

Winds of change for renewables in the Kingdom

Kampot province will be home to the Kingdom’s first wind farm – a step in the right direction in terms of Cambodia’s renewable energy movement, say experts. The first wind power project in Cambodia is approaching the construction stage. The Blue Circle (Cambodia), the company ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788448/winds-of-change-for-renewables-in-the-kingdom/

Firm takes the smoke out of BBQ with biomass innovation

Rethinking how to utilise waste as a source of energy is a hot topic in Cambodia, a country short on power that also grapples with a mounting organic waste problem. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50787543/firm-takes-the-smoke-out-of-bbq-with-biomass-innovation/

Wind farm developer wins Clean Energy Week Award 2020

EnergyLab, a nonprofit organisation that supports the growth of the clean energy market, has chosen Cambodian wind farm developer Sophorn Chea as this year’s Clean Energy Advocate Award winner. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783943/wind-farm-developer-wins-clean-energy-week-award-2020/

Clean Energy Week 2020

Clean Energy Week 2020 starts today with several events from now until November 19. The purpose is to engage and promote clean energy in Cambodia for sustainable development, economic productivity and innovation. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50782281/clean-energy-week-2020/

Koh Rong Sanloem ready to build first solar power station

Work on a new solar power station is set to start next month on Koh Rong Sanloem Island. The 1.25 megawatt (Mw) solar power project that was signed off this year will be constructed as two standalone solar based micro-grids that can provide electricity to ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757495/koh-rong-sanloem-ready-to-build-first-solar-power-station/

Australia keen on investing in renewable energy in Cambodia

Australia is interested in investing in renewable energy in Cambodia such as hydropower and solar power. The interest was highlighted here yesterday by newly appointed Australian Ambassador to Cambodia, Pablo Chiho Kang, during a meeting with Oknha Kith Meng, president of the Cambodia Chamber of ...

Nika/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741056/australia-keen-on-investing-in-renewable-energy-in-cambodia/

Human rights issues alleged in renewable energy sector report

The first human rights benchmark of renewable energy companies reveals serious weaknesses in industry efforts to protect workers and communities, creating risks in a sector vital to countering the climate crisis, according to the Business and Human Rights Resource Centre (BHRRC). However, Cambodia, which aims ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739595/human-rights-issues-alleged-in-renewable-energy-sector-report/

Clean energy development presents challenges

With its aim to expand solar energy investment by 12 percent by the end of this year and increase it up to 20 percent over the next three years, Cambodia has been facing challenges of transiting to clean energy development, according to a case study ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737288/clean-energy-development-presents-challenges/

Industry demands renewable energy to fill quotas

A rapid shift away from traditional energy sources and towards renewables is required to increase Cambodia’s appeal for manufacturing investment, as large multinationals seek destinations with affordable clean energy to meet legislated quotas.​ ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50734168/industry-demands-renewable-energy-to-fill-quotas/

Wind power on horizon

An 80MW wind power investment project in Kampot province will be ready to deliver electricity as soon as the developer completes negotiating a power purchase agreement with state-run electricity supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/wind-power-horizon

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/

Renewable energy museum, national park planned for Kampot

The government plans to build a Renewable Energy Museum and the Samdech Hun Sen National Park in Kampot to attract more tourists to the province, which is the second coastal area after Preah Sihanouk province. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/renewable-energy-museum-national-park-planned-kampot

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