Electricity production

Hydropower dams

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

Partners to produce hydrogen from hydropower in Cambodia and Malaysia

PESTECH International Berhad and Hydrogene De France SA have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on green hydrogen production from hydropower plants in Cambodia and Malaysia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501083121/partners-to-produce-hydrogen-from-hydropower-in-cambodia-and-malaysia/

1.4GW Stung Treng hydropower dam okayed in principle

The government has agreed in principle to a 1,400MW hydropower dam in Stung Treng province to be built jointly by local conglomerate Royal Group of Companies Ltd and China (Cambodia) Rich International Co Ltd.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/14gw-stung-treng-hydropower-dam-okayed-principle

CSOs cheer coal, hydro ban

A group of 10 civil society organisations (CSOs) applauded Minister of Environment Say Samal’s affirmation of Cambodia’s commitment to refrain from developing any new coal-fired power plants and from building any new hydropower dams along the Mekong River. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/csos-cheer-coal-hydro-ban

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/

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