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Electricity demand dwindles amid lockdown: official

Demand for electricity has dropped to 1,700MW from 2,000MW in 2019 and has yet to post a significant pick-up even as factories and hotels in designated yellow zones resume business, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Mines and Energy.  

Red zone residents call for assistance with electricity bills

Some residents in Phnom Penh’s designated Red Zones on May 1 urged state-run Electricite du Cambodge (EDC) to find ways to assist with electricity bills, as restrictions make it difficult to travel to work and earn an income. The request came after EDC asked residents to find ways to settle their bills.

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.

Aoral Eco-City to host Kingdom’s largest solar farm

The ambitious Aoral Eco-City project took yet another step forward yesterday as HLH Agriculture (Cambodia) Co Ltd announced it had agreed to a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China Machinery Engineering Corporation (CMEC) for the development of what is claimed to be Cambodia’s largest solar farm.

Global calls for green action

The drumbeat is growing louder for a shift to green technology and infrastructure throughout the world, including in Cambodia, which is still mostly reliant on “brown” energy consumption as it hopes to balance cost-efficient development with sustainable technology.

AFD lends a hand in energy-transition

Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has granted €300,000 to the Kingdom of Cambodia to draw up a model of energy-transition scenarios to 2050, the French development agency revealed in a statement published on April 1. AFD has supported the Ministry of Economy and Finance and other line-ministries to develop a long-term energy trajectory-modelling tool to […]

Hong Lai Huat, CMEC to co-develop 200-MW solar project in Cambodia

April 26 (Renewables Now) – Real estate developer Hong Lai Huat Group Ltd (SGX:CTO) and China Machinery Engineering Corp (HKG:1829), or CMEC, have teamed up to realise a 200-MW solar project at the Aoral Eco-City in Cambodia.

KrisEnergy restructuring plan no longer viable as Apsara oil field shows ‘disappointing’ results

THE CONTINUED “disappointing” results of KrisEnergy’s Apsara oil field in Cambodian oil concession Block A means its restructuring plan is no longer viable, the troubled oil and gas group said in a bourse filing on Tuesday. There remains “material uncertainty” over the company’s ability to continue as a going concern.

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. He said the facility, also known as “Grid Substation Airforce”, is located on 3,375sqm just north of the Pochentong Air Base compound, in Por Sen Chey […]

Poor output at Cambodia’s first oil well puts operator at risk

PHNOM PENH — Four months after becoming the first company to draw oil from a Cambodian well, Singapore-listed KrisEnergy is warning that its future as a going concern is at risk. The company revealed last week that production at the offshore concession, known as the Apsara oil field, was far lower than forecast, creating “material […]