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Renewable energy production

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

Listed Chinese firm licensed to build another solar park

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) granted a business licence to Chinese panel maker Risen Energy (Cambodia) to build a 60 megawatt (mW) solar farm in Battambang province. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726630/listed-chinese-firm-licensed-to-build-another-solar-park/

Construction for Pursat’s power projects on track

Two power projects, solar and hydro-power plants, are well underway for the construction in Pursat province – a western part of the country sharing its border with Thailand.​ ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50725772/construction-for-pursats-power-projects-on-track/

B.Grimm’s solar project sees 20 percent complete

Thailand-based Energy Company B.Grimm Power said its solar project in Cambodia is 20 percent complete after the firm took over the project from a local power company late last year. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723289/b-grimms-solar-project-sees-20-percent-complete/

Japanese firms in Cambodia biomass and solar power venture

According to Japan’s The Mainichi News, the company, a renewable energy producer Aura Green Energy Co. has teamed up with another Japanese partner to launch a hybrid power generation business in 2021, with the aim of securing the country’s power supply stability. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50717991/japanese-firms-in-cambodia-biomass-and-solar-power-venture/

Winds of change for energy industry

A leading Southeast Asia energy firm’s plans to create the Kingdom’s first wind turbine farm are one step closer to being realised. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716170/gold-mine-extraction-expected-this-year-with-more-than-40-exploration-licences-issued/

ADB-supported solar project on the horizon

A 60-megawatt solar station, supported by a $7.64 million loan from Asia Development Bank (ADB) is scheduled to be built later this year in Kampong Chhnang province, north of Phnom Penh. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714008/adb-supported-solar-project-on-the-horizon/

Energy Lab’s stimulus plan for clean energy investment

The Cambodian government is close to signing a deal with the local subsidiary of French-owned, Singapore-based renewable power producer The Blue Circle to construct the energy-lacking country’s first wind power farm in Kampot. ...

Yeshi Dema
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714011/energy-labs-stimulus-plan-for-clean-energy-investment/

New solar farm hooks into national grid

A 60MW solar power farm in Kampong Chhnang province was connected to the national grid last weekend, bringing the Kingdom’s total solar-power generation to 150MW, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona said on Sunday. The project, located in Taing Krasaing commune’s Romeas village ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-solar-farm-hooks-national-grid

Sun still shines brightly on nation’s solar plans

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic effectively pressing the pause button on many upcoming construction projects in the country, four major solar projects are still on schedule and expected to start generating power to the grid by the end of 2020. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708027/sun-still-shines-brightly-on-nations-solar-plans/

Five new solar farms to be connected to the national grid

Solar farms across five provinces are being launched this year, according to the Ministry of Mine and Energy. In its annual report, the ministry stated five solar parks are having their construction works accelerated so they can be connected to the national grid as soon ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692029/five-new-solar-farms-to-be-connected-to-the-national-grid

Firm completes purchase of solar project in Banteay Meanchey

Thailand-based energy company B Grimm Power Plc’s wholly-owned subsidiary, B Grimm Solar Power 1, has completed its acquisition of Cambodia’s Ray Power Supply Co Ltd. “[Ray Power] would like to update the progress [of the transaction]. The share transfer has officially completed and approval from ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/firm-completes-purchase-solar-project-banteay-meanchey

$4M solar farm investment launched in the Kingdom

Pestech International, a Malaysian company that specialises in solar power technology and infrastructure, has expanded its presence in the Kingdom.​​ The Edge Markets reported yesterday that Pestech has acquired a 94 percent stake in Green Sustainable Ventures (Cambodia). The investment is worth $4 million, according ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680533/4m-solar-farm-investment-launched-in-the-kingdom

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