Electricity infrastructure

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users highest in region

Cambodia’s cost of electricity to industrial users remains highest in the region, which in turn is contributing towards the increased cost of doing business, a World Bank study has pointed out.​​ ...

Sreekanth Ravindran

Balancing Cambodia’s power grid

Strengthening and modernizing Cambodia’s power grid is key to supporting the nation’s energy transition, while providing a sustainable and stable electricity supply, experts stated during a Clean Energy Week session. ...

Marissa Carruthers

Factories get power tariff relief up to 20%

The Ministry of Mines and Energy (MME) decided to reduce electricity prices by 10 to 20 percent for industrial and agricultural consumers. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Ministry of Mines and Energy announces a reduction in electricity prices for industrial and agricultural consumers

The Ministry of Mines and Energy on Sep 20, issued a press release on the reduction of electricity prices for industrial and agricultural consumers. The immediate solution came on the advice of Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday in Takeo province during a meeting with ...

Khmer Times Staff

More than 20,000 industrial and agricultural enterprises to receive reduced electricity prices

Prime Minister Hun Manet instructed Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) to study the reduction of electricity prices for 21000 enterprises in the industrial and agricultural sectors to facilitate employers to increase profits, expand investment, and create more jobs for Cambodians. ...

Khmer Times Staff

An electric substation development project approved by CDC

A project to develop a substation and a 230-kilovolt high-voltage electricity transmission line from Kampong Cham province to Kratie province has been approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia to spend $1.8B for improving power transmission

Cambodia’s efforts to improve its electricity transmission network will require nearly $1.8 billion, according to the Power Development Plan (PDP) 2022-2040, released recently. ...

Manoj Mathew

92 pct of households in Cambodia get access to electricity

Ninety-two percent of households in Cambodia have access to electricity, including 99 percent in urban areas and 88 percent in rural areas, said the 2021-2022 Cambodia Demographic and Health Survey released on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM pledges not to raise electricity prices

Prime Minister Hun Sen has stated that Cambodia will not raise electricity prices – despite neighbouring countries doing so. ...

Khmer Times Staff

New Laos-Cambodia line set to expand power trade, ties

With the launch of a new electricity transmission line by the Lao People’s Democratic Republic up to Cambodia, the energy trade, cooperation, and relations between the two Southeast Asian neighbours are set to get a power boost. ...

Prakash Jha

Laos launches 500-kilovolt power transmission line reaching Cambodia

Laos has launched a 500-kilovolt power transmission line linking a power substation at a village in its southern Champasak province to the border area of Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM’s call brings back focus on energy efficiency

The need to fast-track Cambodia’s National Energy Efficiency Policy assumed greater importance as Prime Minister Hun Sen recently reiterated the call to adopt energy-saving measures amidst mounting losses for the Electricite du Cambodge (EDC). ...

Manoj Mathew

Energy minister: 98.5 per cent of homes connected to national grid

Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem said electricity now reaches 98.5 per cent of Cambodia’s over 14,000 villages; with only a small percentage of isolated households remaining off the national grid. ...

Keo Kereya

$50M Oddor Meanchey-East Siem Reap transmission line nears completion

The construction of the 230kV Oddor Meanchey to East Siem Reap Grid Substation transmission line project worth $50 million has been completed over 95 percent as of the end of June of this year two years after novated to ODM Power Line Company Limited (OPL), ...

Kang Sothear

Kingdom’s power supplier may face $100 million loss

Cambodia has estimated that its power supplier, Electricity of Cambodia (EDC), will lose $100 million this year as the economy has been affected by the war between Russia and Ukraine and the economic sanctions on Moscow and around the world, Prime Minister Hun Sen said. ...

Kang Sothear

Laos boosts electricity exports to Cambodia, aims to supply 6,000 MWs by 2030

The Lao government is focusing on implementing an array of hydropower projects nationwide to increase its electricity exports to regional countries, including Vietnam and Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff

98% villages electrified but power used drops

The consumption of electricity in the country has dropped to just over 2,000 megawatts in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, causing a huge loss to the government. Cambodia has a capacity to supply about 3,800 megawatts. ...

Sok Sithika

$90 million-worth electricity transmission and distribution infrastructure in three provinces inaugurated

The Ministry of Mines and Energy has inaugurated substation transmission lines and distribution networks in Koh Kong, Kampong Cham, and Kratie provinces, built within the framework of a joint project with the French Development Agency (AFD). ...

Khmer Times Staff

K Cham on track to provide 100% electricity in province

A Kampong Cham Provincial Administration committee to provide electricity for all villages across the province by 2025 has announced there are only two more villages in rural areas that don’t have electricity because there is no investor interested to work on them. ...

Chhun Sunly

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

EdC to bill red zone customers once every three months

The state-run Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) announced that from May onward it would issue electricity bills once every three months to consumers in the red zones or lockdown areas as EdC agents could not deliver the bills in person. ...

Lay Samean

98% of villages nationwide electrified

The access to electricity has been promoted as planned as 98 percent of the total villages nationwide have been electrified. ...

Khmer Times Staff

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