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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

Wind power on horizon

An 80MW wind power investment project in Kampot province will be ready to deliver electricity as soon as the developer completes negotiating a power purchase agreement with state-run electricity supplier Electricite du Cambodge (EdC). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/wind-power-horizon

Kandal’s 400mW heavy fuel power plant to resume construction next month

Construction on a 400 megawatt (mW) heavy fuel oil power project in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district, which was planned to begin operations in the first part of June, will not be able to move forward as planned. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726931/kandals-400mw-heavy-fuel-power-plant-to-resume-construction-next-month/

Firm completes purchase of solar project in Banteay Meanchey

Thailand-based energy company B Grimm Power Plc’s wholly-owned subsidiary, B Grimm Solar Power 1, has completed its acquisition of Cambodia’s Ray Power Supply Co Ltd. “[Ray Power] would like to update the progress [of the transaction]. The share transfer has officially completed and approval from ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/firm-completes-purchase-solar-project-banteay-meanchey

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

Two coal power plants built in Preah Sihanouk

The locally owned Cambodia International Investment and Development Group (CIIDG) and China Huadian Hong Kong Co Ltd (CHDHK) are partnering to build two coal-fired power plants in Preah Sihanouk province. With capital investment of around $1 billion, the facilities will be able to produce some ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/two-coal-power-plants-built-preah-sihanouk

Coal-fired power plant to come online in S’ville this month

A 135-megawatt coal-fired power plant will start producing energy this month in the coastal province of Preah Sihanouk, according to a high-ranking energy official. The plant is seen as an important element in the government’s strategy to deal with the current energy shortage. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50666710/coal-fired-power-plant-to-come-online-in-sville-this-month/

Subsidies spark cheaper energy

Cambodia plans to spend more than $100 million on subsidies by 2021 to reduce electricity tariffs in a move to spur economic growth and relieve the financial burden on businesses and households, a senior government official said. Electricite du Cambodge (EdC) director-general Keo Ratanak told reporters ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/subsidies-spark-cheaper-energy

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