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Thai power to Siem Reap cut

Siem Reap town – one of Cambodia’s biggest tourist destinations – faced yet another power outage yesterday after the provincial energy supplier cut power for 12 hours during the day. Energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) informed residents that power would be cut from 6am to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040464887/National/thai-power-to-siem-reap-cut.html

Hotels told to use own power

State-owned energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) has sent letters to some of Phnom Penh’s four- and five-star hotels, asking that they switch to generators between 8am and 9pm this month — a move hotel-industry experts say would have a significant economic impact. In a letter ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040264826/Business/hotels-told-to-use-own-power.html

Protests Over Mondulkiri Electricity Prices Resume

About 100 residents of Mondulkirri province’s Sen Monorom City have protested yesterday for the third time in the past 2 weeks in front of the provincial office of state electricity provider Eletricite du Cambodge (Edc), demanding that their electricity be decreased. Vann Neang, who ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Siem Reap Power Cut Hurts Tourism Industry

Three days after it went out, power had yet to be restored to large parts of Siem Reap province yesterday, badly impacting local businesses in the popular tourist hub of Siem Reap City and seeing a rush of people to buy generators. The power failure followed ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/

National Electricity Provider Warns of Dry-Season Power Cuts

The national electricity provider has warned residents in Phnom Penh and in Kompong Speu and Kandal provinces to expect power outages in the coming months as supply would likely fall short of demand throughout the dry season. In a statement issued Friday, Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/national-electricity-provider-warns-of-dry-season-power-cuts-6384/

Electricity Prices to Rise For Thousands of Homes

The state-owned energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) will increase the price of electricity in September for tens of thousands of homes in Phnom Penh and three other provinces due to a hike in the cost of energy being supplied by Vietnam, officials said yesterday. Ty ...

Official Says Electricity Prices Set to Increases

State power company Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) plans to increase the price of electricity to make up for a drop in revenue this year, according to a Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy official. “This year, oil prices went up, which meant the EDC did not ...

State Utility Staff May Be Registered To Vote Twice

The SRP yesterday said it had found that more than 90 employees of state-owned power company Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) were registered to vote in two separate places for Sunday’s commune elections and warned that the ruling CPP may use such government employees to vote ...

Prey Veng Villagers Protest Mounting Electricity Costs

More than 200 families in Prey Veng province protested outside the Pea Reang district police office on Wednesday against electricity providers Elisa Hour and Electricite du Cambodge (EdC), which have both refused to lower electricity rates, despite having made a promise to do so three ...

Phnom Penh Residents Asked To Reduce Electricity Usage

State-run Electricite du Cambodge (EdC), the main provider of electricity in the country, has appealed to residents of Phnom Penh to reduce electricity use due to a power shortage, an EdC official said yesterday. The company is only able to produce 70 percent of the city’s ...

EdC Power Rationing to Continue Until Rainy Season

A senior official at the state-owned Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) said yesterday that blackouts in Phnom Penh could persist until the onset of the rainy season in June. EdC last week began rationing power citywide, as Phnom Penh is currently short about 100 megawatts of ...

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