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Energy supply sufficient for economic sectors, says minister

Cambodia has sufficient power to supply energy use, support investment, industry and economic activities, said Suy Sem, Minister of Mines and Energy. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501186159/energy-supply-sufficient-for-economic-sectors-says-minister/

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). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-backed-natl-solar-park-adds-60mw-grid

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 ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/adb-mandate-inked-2gw-solar

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501179163/adb-edc-sign-mandate-for-two-gw-solar-and-battery-storage-power-programme-in-cambodia/

Power line markers reveal looming path of destruction in Prey Lang

In early March, Auon Seap noticed a group of unknown men approach his farm on a koyun, an elongated tractor mostly used for farming or logging. Strangers are not so common in his village on the northeastern edge of the Prey Lang Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Keat Soriththeavy and Danielle Keeton-Olsen
https://vodenglish.news/power-line-markers-reveal-looming-path-of-destruction-in-prey-lang/

Kingdom’s power supplier may face $100 million loss

Cambodia has estimated that its power supplier, Electricity of Cambodia (EDC), will lose $100 million this year as the economy has been affected by the war between Russia and Ukraine and the economic sanctions on Moscow and around the world, Prime Minister Hun Sen said. ...

Kang Sothear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501107943/kingdoms-power-supplier-may-face-100-million-loss/

Cambodia subsidises over $100 million to stabilise electricity tariffs in 2022, says PM

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said here on Wednesday that the government is subsidizing more than $100 million to the state-owned Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) in 2022 to stabilize electricity tariffs. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501108325/cambodia-subsidises-over-100-million-to-stabilise-electricity-tariffs-in-2022-says-pm/

Phnom Penh late waste service fees due June 15

The Phnom Penh Municipal Administration has reminded residents and business owners who have failed to pay for their rubbish and solid waste collection service fees that they must settle the bills by June 15, or risk additional penalties including a record of unpaid debt and ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/phnom-penh-late-waste-service-fees-due-june-15

Talks encourage increased EV use

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport has held a series of discussions with electricity providers and sustainability organisations to support the development of policies that will encourage mass use of electric vehicles (EV) in Cambodia. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/talks-encourage-increased-ev-use

K Cham on track to provide 100% electricity in province

A Kampong Cham Provincial Administration committee to provide electricity for all villages across the province by 2025 has announced there are only two more villages in rural areas that don’t have electricity because there is no investor interested to work on them. ...

Chhun Sunly
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501017411/k-cham-on-track-to-provide-100-electricity-in-province/

Electricite du Cambodge announces power outages from today to August 22

Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) has issued a notification on its implementation of repair, replacement, installation of equipment and dismantling of power lines  for 4 days from August 19, 2021 to August 22, 2021 in some areas according to the time and place as detailed below. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50919180/electricite-du-cambodge-announces-power-outages-from-today-to-august-22/

Scheduled power cuts announced for Phnom Penh and some provinces

Electricite du Cambodge has announced the following power outages for Phnom Penh and some provinces in order to carry out repair work, replace equipment and dismantle network lines to make way for road widening work: ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50863303/scheduled-power-cuts-announced-for-phnom-penh-and-some-provinces/

EdC to bill red zone customers once every three months

The state-run Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) announced that from May onward it would issue electricity bills once every three months to consumers in the red zones or lockdown areas as EdC agents could not deliver the bills in person. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/edc-bill-red-zone-customers-once-every-three-months

200MW power plant in Cambodia commissioned by MAN Energy

Engineering company MAN Energy Solutions and Chinese state-owned energy company China National Machinery Corporation (CHMC) have commissioned a 200MW power generation plant in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50848698/200mw-power-plant-in-cambodia-commissioned-by-man-energy/

Air base substation commissioned as hottest months near

State-run energy supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) has commissioned a 115kV high-voltage substation to supply Phnom Penh residents with power as demand soars, according to its director-general Keo Rottanak. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/air-base-substation-commissioned-hottest-months-near

Pricing talks on wind energy project underway

State-run Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) and Singapore-based The Blue Circle are in preliminary talks on the price of wind generated power, as senior officials place high hopes for having the renewable energy factor into the nation’s energy mix soon. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50832275/pricing-talks-on-wind-energy-project-underway/

Power grid upgrades expand service, improve reliability

State-run electricity utility Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) has inaugurated a new substation and 230kV high-voltage transmission line in Tbong Khmum province as part of the government’s efforts to promote electrical-grid stability for the public and industries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/power-grid-upgrades-expand-service-improve-reliability

$400m investment inked for another hydro project

SINOMACH China Heavy Machinery Co Ltd, the Ministry of Energy and Mines of Cambodia and the Cambodian National Electric Power Co formally signed an implementation agreement, lease agreement and power purchase agreement for the build-operate-transfer (BOT) investment project of the Shangddai Hydropower Station to utilise ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50799201/400m-investment-inked-for-another-hydro-project/

Electricity price cut for farmers

To encourage farmers to increase agricultural production, Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) has cut the price of electricity used for irrigation at night to 480 riel (12 US cents) per kWh. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/electricity-price-cut-farmers

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