Gov’t and private sector to discuss solar home system guidelines

The Ministry of Mines and Energy and several local solar companies will meet today for a consultative workshop on guidelines for solar home systems (SHS). The workshop aims to gather market data, analyse examples of good practice in the industry and discuss the challenges experienced ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664003/govt-and-private-sector-to-discuss-solar-home-system-guidelines/

‘Solar energy will fill shortages,’ says Jona

Thai firm B Grimm Power Pcl has invested in a 30MW solar project in Cambodia, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona said on Wednesday. Jona, who is the director-general of the ministry’s General Department of Energy, told The Post that he welcomed the ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/solar-energy-will-fill-shortages-says-jona

B.Grimm buys 30MW solar plant under development in Cambodia

Thai firm B. Grimm Power has extended its interest in PV in Southeast Asia by investing in a 30MW solar project to be set up in Cambodia. The ground-mount system is slated for development in Serie Saophoan, Banteay Meanchey Province. Company subsidiary B.Grimm Solar Power entered ...

Tom Kenning
https://www.pv-tech.org/news/b.grimm-buys-30mw-solar-plant-under-development-in-cambodia

Kingdom lays out the welcome mat for renewable energy investment

The government welcomes investment from Germany in the Kingdom’s solar and renewable energy sector as local demand for electricity continues to rise between 15 to 20 per cent annually, Ministry of Mines and Energy official Victor Jona said on Tuesday in Phnom Penh. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-lays-out-welcome-mat-renewable-energy-investment

S’pore firm announces plans for local solar sector

Singapore-based Indochina Energy Partners is focusing on rooftop solar installations in three Southeast Asian nations, including Cambodia. According to a report by ScanAsia released Monday, IEP is working on rooftop photovoltaic panel installations in Vietnam, Myanmar and Cambodia. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50644868/spore-firm-announces-plans-for-local-solar-sector/

Prime Road Alternative wins rights to 60MW solar farm

Prime Road Alternative Company Limited won construction rights to a 60MW solar farm project at an auction, according to the Asian Development Bank (ADB). An ADB press release released last week shows that the auction, which was conducted by Electricite du Cambodge (EdC), ended with ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/prime-road-alternative-wins-rights-60mw-solar-farm

NGOs praise solar energy push

Six non-governmental organisations on Tuesday praised the government’s decision to increase electricity generated by solar panels up to 20 percent of national output by 2023. The organisations included the NGO Forum on Cambodia, 3s Rivers Protection Network, My Village, Culture and Environment Preservation Association, Fisheries ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50638118/ngos-praise-solar-energy-push/

Ministry to pilot school climate change project

The Ministry of Environment has proposed a model project to be implemented in urban schools to mitigate the impact of climate change. The pilot scheme will involve five target schools in the capital, including Preah Sisowath High School, Chaktomuk Primary School, Samdech Hun Sen Prey ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-pilot-school-climate-change-project

Council of Ministers approves two draft laws

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved two draft laws, a national strategy bill for financial inclusion and four solar energy projects with a total expected installed capacity of 140 megawatts. The draft laws on consumer protection and e-commerce were among the instruments approved during ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/council-ministers-approves-two-draft-laws

Four solar projects approved

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved four solar projects that will produce a combined 140 megawatts. The body convened last week to review a raft of new laws and investment proposals, which included the four solar projects. In a statement issued after the meeting, the ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50623720/four-solar-projects-approved/

Senators approve 2019-2023 development plan, power projects

Senators yesterday unanimously agreed to pass the National Strategic Development Plan of 2019-2023 worth $57.7 billion in capital. In order for the budget plan to be finalised, it will need to be reviewed by the Constitutional Council and approved by the King. The vote was held ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50623286/senators-approve-2019-2023-development-plan-power-projects/

Gov’t to reduce reliance on hydro

The government will prioritise renewable energy development rather than hydroelectric power, Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) director-general Keo Rattanak has said. Private sector insiders have hailed the decision, saying investment in solar power would make the Kingdom’s manufacturing sector more competitive due to lower prices. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-reduce-reliance-hydro

Parliament approves power projects

The National Assembly yesterday unanimously approved plans by SPHP (Cambodia) to invest in a new hydroelectric dam in Pursat province, as well as plans by Schnei Tech to build solar farms in Pursat and Kampong Chhnang province. Since power cuts began in March across the ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50619937/parliament-approves-power-projects/

Hydrodam, solar power stations are approved

The government last week approved the construction of a hydroelectric dam and supplemental solar power stations with a total electrical capacity of 220MW, as the Kingdom continues battling a national electricity shortage. According to Prime Minister Hun Sen, Cambodia is currently facing a 400MW power ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/hydrodam-solar-power-stations-are-approved

Gov’t to buy power from companies

In a bid to end ongoing blackouts across the country, the government is planning to buy power from the private sector to supply households. The country is now experiencing daily power cuts as a result of extremely hot and dry weather. The seven hydropower dams ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50589834/govt-to-buy-power-from-companies/

Kampong Speu solar farm to start generating energy in April

Amid a dry spell that has led to power cuts across the Kingdom, Electricite du Cambodge announced last week that a 60-megawatt solar power park in Kampong Speu province will start generating power next month, roughly four months ahead of schedule. The solar farm will ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50588011/kampong-speu-solar-farm-to-start-generating-energy-in-april/?fbclid=IwAR1uVQELbeOJOtc3A2hN3mCEZSfm7LXvdr6vEBJ54vu67LyV1v5zH8v28W8

Biggest solar project yet gets half billion in funding

The Gideon Group, a US-based global finance firm, yesterday announced its intention to invest $488 million in a 135-megawatt solar plant in Kandal province. In a statement issued yesterday, Gideon Group president and CEO Salman Khan said the Kandal solar project is being developed by ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50573860/biggest-solar-project-yet-gets-half-billion-in-funding/

Solar power plant set for 2019

A solar power plant worth more than $58 million, which is under construction in Kampong Speu province, will start installing 200,000 solar modules in January next year and begin operating late next year, said solar panel supplier JinkoSolar Holding Co Ltd. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/solar-power-plant-set-2019

Cambodia to boost clean energy use—but coal plants planned too

Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday. The Southeast Asian nation has electrified rapidly since 2000, ...

Jared Ferrie
http://news.trust.org/item/20181107114203-3nzlo/

Solar panel joint venture coming to K Speu

The production of more than $58 million worth of 60-megawatt solar-panels has begun in Kampong Speu province after the project was approved in May by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), provincial governor Vy Samnang said. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/solar-panel-joint-venture-coming-k-speu

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