Renewable energy production
1.4 MWp rooftop solar PV system in Cambodia planned for development
Cleantech Solar, a commercial and industrial (C&I) solar PV developer, has inked a long-term solar partnership with Can Sports Shoes Co. Ltd. in Cambodia to develop a 1.4 MWp rooftop solar PV project. ...
Khmer Times Staff
$50M ADB support for Kingdom’s energy transition plan
Extending valuable support to the Cambodian government’s energy transition plan to enhance renewable energy output and raise energy efficiency while shifting away from fossil fuels, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Thursday announced a $50 million policy-based loan package with $23 million in project investments ...
Cambodia targets 3,155MW from solar by 2040
The share of solar power in the total energy mix of Cambodia is poised to rise sharply in the coming decades and can reach 3,155 MW by 2040, bigger than the contribution from locally generated hydroelectricity which is a major source of renewable energy in ...
ADB-backed Nat’l Solar Park adds 60MW to grid
A 60MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in southwestern Kampong Chhnang province, part of the 100MW National Solar Park, was connected to the national grid on November 11, in a move to provide the people with more power resources, reported the Asian Development Bank (ADB). ...
ADB mandate inked for 2GW of solar
The state-owned power utility is set to undertake a nationwide study on ways to harness an additional 2GW capacity of solar energy proposed by a regional lender, in a pilot project expected to spur up to $100 million in investments that aims to illustrate how ...
ADB, EDC sign mandate for two GW solar and battery storage power programme in Cambodia
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a transaction advisory services mandate with Cambodia’s national utility company Électricité du Cambodge (EDC) to support the development of two gigawatts (GW) of solar power in Cambodia. ...
Khmer Times Staff
$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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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). ...
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
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 ...
$37M 60MW Kampong Chhnang solar farm to break ground soon: official
Prime Road Alternative (Cambodia) Co Ltd will soon break ground on a 60MW solar power plant in southwestern Kampong Chhnang province valued at $37.4 million. ...
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. ...
60MW solar station in Battambang hooked to grid
A 60MW solar power station in northern Battambang province was commissioned and connected to the national grid last week. The solar farm is located in southwestern Thma Koul district’s Anlong Run commune and is invested by Shenzhen-listed Risen Energy Co Ltd. ...
Banteay Meanchey solar farm adds 39MW to national grid
A 39MW solar power plant in far northwestern Cambodia’s Banteay Meanchey province has been successfully brought to the national grid, Shenzhen-listed solar development company JA Solar Technology Co Ltd said in press release on March 10. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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. ...