Electricity production

Renewable energy production

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

New solar power plants of 495 MW to come online in 2023

Seven solar power plants of 495 megawatts will be online in 2023 pushing up the supply of such source to represent 20 percent of the total installed power capacity. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50964110/new-solar-power-plants-of-495-mw-to-come-online-in-2023/

Solar slated to add 495MW by 2023

Cambodia will add 495MW of solar power capacity from seven projects by 2023, which will represent “20 per cent” of the total energy supply by then, as the world looks to harness the sun as a key source of renewable electric power in the fight ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/solar-slated-add-495mw-2023

Clean Energy Week arrives as China slams brakes on coal plants

EnergyLab Cambodia has launched its Clean Energy Week online campaign to showcase the opportunities clean energy can bring to Cambodia, running from October 21-28. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clean-energy-week-arrives-china-slams-brakes-coal-plants

Kingdom commits to produce more renewable energy

Cambodia is committed to incorporating more renewable energy into a new Ministry of Mines and Energy master plan, to mitigate the carbon footprint of the Kingdom’s socio-economic development, according to minister Suy Sem on September 16. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-commits-produce-more-renewable-energy

80MW wind farm project in Kampot hits EdC price snag

French-owned The Blue Circle’s 80MW wind power investment project in Kampot province has hit an impasse, as its proposed $0.068 per kWh tariff rate for the national grid exceeds what state-run energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) is willing to pay, according to a Ministry ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/80mw-wind-farm-project-kampot-hits-edc-price-snag

200MW solar farm set for Kampong Speu

A 200MW solar project backed by a $200 million investment from two large companies will be built in Aoral Eco-City, a joint statement said on April 26. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/200mw-solar-farm-set-kampong-speu

Pricing talks on wind energy project underway

State-run Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) and Singapore-based The Blue Circle are in preliminary talks on the price of wind generated power, as senior officials place high hopes for having the renewable energy factor into the nation’s energy mix soon. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50832275/pricing-talks-on-wind-energy-project-underway/

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