$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

Firm set to launch 150MW solar power plants in Kingdom

Jinkosolar Holding Co Ltd has announced it is to supply photovoltaic panels for three solar power plants in Cambodia with a combined capacity of 150MW. New York Stock Exchange-listed JinkoSolar said Cheetah solar panels will be installed at two photovoltaic power stations in Pursat province’s ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/firm-set-launch-150mw-solar-power-plants-kingdom

Council OKs energy projects

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has granted official licences approving two projects with a combined capital investment of $100 million in the energy sector, it said on Wednesday.​ The projects are a $71 million power line network in Preah Sihanouk province developed by ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/council-oks-energy-projects

Preah Dak chosen for ‘one village, one light bulb’ pilot

Preah Dak, one of 36 villages in Banteay Srei district, in Siem Reap province, has been chosen as the model for the “one village, one light bulb” project. The 518 houses in the village will be equipped with solar panels to generate power at no ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-dak-chosen-one-village-one-light-bulb-pilot

National Assembly says yes to four solar projects

Four solar projects, representing a total output of 140 megawatts, were approved during a plenary session of the National Assembly yesterday. Each solar farm will be built in a different province – Banteay Meanchey, Battambang, Pursat, and Svay Rieng. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672968/national-assembly-says-yes-to-four-solar-projects

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/

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