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Korean firm plans to invest in Kingdom’s clean energy sector

A delegation from Hyuckjin Energy Plant Engineering, a company that deals with environmentally specialized businesses with high-tech and ecotechnology is keen on converting Cambodia’s waste into clean energy, using about 100 tonnes of waste to create 25 megawatts of electricity per day. ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501487848/korean-firm-plans-to-invest-in-kingdoms-clean-energy-sector/

Unlocking the potential of energy efficiency

Cambodia has pledged to reduce energy consumption by at least 19 percent by 2030 as part of the nation’s clean energy transition. At Clean Energy Week, industry players took to the stage to explore how to achieve this. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/unlocking-the-potential-of-energy-efficiency

PM Hun Manet aborts coal power plant project in Botum Sakor district

The new government has abandoned plans to build a $1.5 billion 700-megawatt (MW) coal-fired power project in Botum Sakor district, Koh Kong province, deciding instead to develop a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant. ...

Pok Ponlue and Hel Komsan
https://cambojanews.com/pm-hun-manet-aborts-coal-power-plant-project-in-botum-sakor-district/

Clean energy accounts for over 62 pct of energy consumption in Cambodia: minister

Renewable or clean energy used in Cambodia has accounted for more than 62 percent of the country’s total consumption, Minister of Mines and Energy Keo Rattanak said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501396099/clean-energy-accounts-for-over-62-pct-of-energy-consumption-in-cambodia-minister/

Clean energy key to mitigating climate change

“Clean energy is a really important part of efforts to mitigate and adapt to climate change,” said Australian Ambassador to Cambodia, Justin Whyatt. “It’s a significant part of the puzzle responding to climate change.” ...

Bun Tharum
https://kiripost.com/stories/clean-energy-key-to-mitigating-climate-change

1.9MWp Solar Power Project at Bakheng Water Treatment Plant in Cambodia completed

GreenYellow announces the successful completion of Phase I of the Bakheng Water Treatment Plant Solar Power project in Cambodia, boasting a capacity of 1.9MWp. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501350868/1-9mwp-solar-power-project-at-bakheng-water-treatment-plant-in-cambodia-completed/

Potential of renewable energy sources in Cambodia’s growing market

Cambodia, a rapidly developing Southeast Asian nation, has been experiencing significant economic growth in recent years. With a GDP growth rate of 7.1% in 2019, the country has been making strides in various sectors, including agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism. One of the most critical challenges ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501311118/potential-of-renewable-energy-sources-in-cambodias-growing-market/

PM Hun Sen welcomes investment plan on clean energy production in Cambodia

Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, spoke highly of the investment direction of Charoen Pokphand (CP) Group and Soma Group on clean energy production in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501204963/pm-hun-sen-welcomes-investment-plan-on-clean-energy-production-in-cambodia/

Cambodia gets ADB’s helping hand in transition to cleaner energy

Cambodia’s demand for electricity is increasing each year and the country is not only committed to sustaining their economic competitiveness and growth but also is eager to reduce its carbon dioxide emissions in the energy sector by 16% by 2030 as it transitions to cleaner ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501167822/cambodia-gets-adbs-helping-hand-in-transition-to-cleaner-energy/

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

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

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

Local offices being challenged to raise their energy efficiency

Your office is killing the planet. That’s according to the Cambodia Energy Efficiency Competition, an international group dedicated to promoting clean, green alternatives, starting with your workplace. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50916355/local-offices-being-challenged-to-raise-their-energy-efficiency/

Experts map benefits of alternative energy in face of future demand

Several reports have shed light on the benefits of renewable energy adoption in the creation of jobs and providing cheaper, cleaner electricity while reducing the risks associated with climate change. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50817010/experts-map-benefits-of-alternative-energy-in-face-of-future-demand/

Clean energy microgrid in pipeline for Koh Rong Sanloem

A new private-sector energy development is in the pipeline for Koh Rong Sanloem Island with the goal of bringing clean and reliable electricity 24 hours a day to the remote location. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/clean-energy-microgrid-pipeline-koh-rong-sanloem

Wind farm developer wins Clean Energy Week Award 2020

EnergyLab, a nonprofit organisation that supports the growth of the clean energy market, has chosen Cambodian wind farm developer Sophorn Chea as this year’s Clean Energy Advocate Award winner. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783943/wind-farm-developer-wins-clean-energy-week-award-2020/

Clean Energy Week 2020

Clean Energy Week 2020 starts today with several events from now until November 19. The purpose is to engage and promote clean energy in Cambodia for sustainable development, economic productivity and innovation. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50782281/clean-energy-week-2020/

Good news for clean-energy traffic

TADA, Cambodia’s fastest-growing ride-hailing app, plans to invest $20 million to produce electric tuktuks within the framework of clean energy development. ...

Jason Boken
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50762627/good-news-for-clean-energy-traffic/

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/

Sustainable energy options for Cambodia discussed

Representatives from the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, the Ministry of Environment and a handful of climate advocates met in Phnom Penh yesterday to brainstorm ways the country can transition to a “sustainable energy future”. ...

Cristina Maza
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sustainable-energy-options-cambodia-discussed

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