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Renewable energy to give 70% of power in Cambodia this year

Renewable energy sources will account for nearly 70 percent of Cambodia’s electricity this year, said Sun Chanthol, Deputy Prime Minister and First Vice President of the Council for the Development of Cambodia, recently. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501429249/renewable-energy-to-give-70-of-power-in-cambodia-this-year/

Minister of Environment supports investors who wish to increase employment for local communities

Dr. Eang Sophalleth, Minister of the Environment, fully welcomed and supported investors who wish to increase employment for local communities and help keep Cambodia’s environment clean by investing in renewable energy. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501429737/minister-of-environment-supports-investors-who-wish-to-increase-employment-for-local-communities/

Solar to remain fastest growing power source

At an annual growth rate of 14.34 percent, the fastest growth in electricity generation in the Kingdom will be in the solar sector in the coming years, a latest study by the Economic Research Institute for Asean and East Asia has revealed. ...

Sreekanth Ravindran
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501419929/solar-to-remain-fastest-growing-power-source/

Exploring Cambodia’s energy market, challenges and opportunities

Cambodia’s energy market, like many emerging economies, is a fascinating blend of challenges and opportunities. The country’s rapid economic growth over the past decade has significantly increased its energy demand, necessitating a comprehensive analysis of its energy market dynamics. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501336310/exploring-cambodias-energy-market-challenges-and-opportunities/

Role of energy storage in Cambodia’s evolving energy market

Cambodia’s energy market is experiencing rapid growth and transformation, driven by the country’s increasing demand for electricity and its ambitious plans to diversify its energy mix. As the Southeast Asian nation continues to develop its infrastructure and economy, the need for reliable and sustainable energy ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501317982/role-of-energy-storage-in-cambodias-evolving-energy-market/

Cambodia bets big on renewable energy projects

Last month, the government has approved five renewable energy projects totalling 520 MW to increase power supply to the national grid. The latest to hit the energy circuit is Royal Group of Companies that sealed the deal with Panna Energy, Samaiden Energy and Management Venture ...

Adur Pradeep
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501282026/cambodia-bets-big-on-renewable-energy-projects/

Cambodia’s Royal Group signs agreement on renewable energy export to Singapore

Cambodia’s Royal Group Power Company Ltd. (RGP) and Singapore’s Keppel Energy Pte Ltd. (KE) have reached an energy purchase agreement on exporting renewable energy to Singapore via submarine high-voltage transmission. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501257335/cambodias-royal-group-signs-agreement-on-renewable-energy-export-to-singapore/

$230M hydropower dam to start construction in Pursat province

The construction of $230 million Stung Pursat hydropower I dam with a capacity of 80 megawatt is set to break ground soon, after the ground preparation at the construction site has been made since last year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501251643/230m-hydropower-dam-to-start-construction-in-pursat-province/

ASEAN majority want end to coal

A survey has revealed that more than half of respondents want ASEAN countries to stop building new coal plants immediately, while almost two-thirds want their countries to phase out coal consumption either immediately or by 2030. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/asean-majority-want-end-coal

1.4GW Stung Treng hydropower dam okayed in principle

The government has agreed in principle to a 1,400MW hydropower dam in Stung Treng province to be built jointly by local conglomerate Royal Group of Companies Ltd and China (Cambodia) Rich International Co Ltd.   ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/14gw-stung-treng-hydropower-dam-okayed-principle

Cambodia committed to join research on safe, sustainable and affordable energy sources

Cambodia is ready to participate in research on safe, sustainable and affordable energy sources to contribute to dealing with climate change issue. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50960524/cambodia-committed-to-join-research-on-safe-sustainable-and-affordable-energy-sources/

Clean Energy Week arrives as China slams brakes on coal plants

EnergyLab Cambodia has launched its Clean Energy Week online campaign to showcase the opportunities clean energy can bring to Cambodia, running from October 21-28. ...

Ry Sochan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/clean-energy-week-arrives-china-slams-brakes-coal-plants

Research centre adds solar power station in Siem Reap

The Ministry of Environment and the UN Development Programme (UNDP) in Cambodia officially launched a solar power plant and battery storage system at the Kesor Kol Sok An Phnom Kulen Research and Conservation Centre on Kulen mountain in Siem Reap province. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/research-centre-adds-solar-power-station-siem-reap

Wind power project deal expected this year

The government expects to sign an agreement with French-owned Blue Circle to develop a wind farm project within the first half of the year, the director-general of the Ministry of Mines and Energy’s General Department of Energy Victor Jona said on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wind-power-project-deal-expected-year

International Donors Call for Redesign of Sesan 2 Hydro Dam

International donors, including the U.S., Australia, the European Union and the World Bank, have urged the Cambo­dian government to redesign a massive hydropower project in Stung Treng province that environmentalists say will deplete fisheries and submit it to the Mekong River Commission (MRC) for consultation. In ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/international-donors-call-for-redesign-of-sesan-2-hydro-dam-33311/

Renewable energy course powers up

Instructors at the Royal University of Phnom Penh have just finished the first academic year of a landmark physics course. Launched in the fall of 2012, “Renewable Energy and Applications” aims to train students so they can seek internships and jobs in one of Cambodia’s fastest-growing ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013061366236/Business/renewable-energy-course-powers-up.html

ADB Says Hydropower Growth Won’t Match Need for Oil, Coal

Cambodia’s reliance on imported fossil fuels to meet its energy needs is set to increase in the coming years, despite the raft of hydropower projects planned by the government, according to new data from the Asian Development Bank (ADB). Using baseline figures from the Institute ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/adb-says-hydropower-growth-wont-match-need-for-oil-coal-28794/

Cambodia scores high marks for renewable energy

Cambodia’s share of modern biomass in total energy consumption is among the highest in the world, according to a report released Tuesday by the World Bank and the International Energy Agency. The report also found that growth in Cambodia’s dependence on renewable energy excluding traditional biomass ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=MjRiYTU0NzYyNTR

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