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‘BRI to greatly benefit Cambodia’

Recent research by Moody’s Investors Service revealed Cambodia, which currently has a stable B2 credit rating, is among the countries with the greatest potential for reaping economic benefits from China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). In the new report, Moody’s focuses on the potential long-term economic gains and near- to medium-term macro-stability risks for 12 […]

‘Buy local appliances,’ says energy minister

VP.Start Technology produces GSM products for electric motors. Supplied Minister of Mines and Energy Suy Sem on Wednesday called on distributors and consumers of electronics and appliances to support Cambodian manufacturers by purchasing locally-made products. Sem made the call during the annual meeting of the Electricity Authority of Cambodia in Phnom Penh. “The Ministry is […]

‘Cambodia Electricity Power Cuts Caused By Drought,’ – Official Reports

Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, could see periodic power outages continue until late May due to an electricity shortage attributed to climate change and drought, the Energy Ministry said Monday. The planned outages, which occurred for several hours on multiple days earlier in some Phnom Penh neighbourhoods, may last until the fourth week of May, Victor […]

‘No fish’: How dams and climate change are choking Asia’s great lake

For more than half a century, January meant prime fishing season for Pang Bin. He took his wooden boat out into Cambodia’s largest lake, his catches and their sales sustaining his family for much of the year. This month, the 75-year-old decided to call it quits, but not because of age or any health concerns. […]

‘No plan’ to reduce electricity bills nationwide

Despite the reduction of electricity tariffs for factory workers suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC), the autonomous government agency responsible for managing and administering electric power in the country, has said that “a general plan for electricity bill reduction has yet to be raised.”

‘Solar energy will fill shortages,’ says Jona

Thai firm B Grimm Power Pcl has invested in a 30MW solar project in Cambodia, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona said on Wednesday. Jona, who is the director-general of the ministry’s General Department of Energy, told The Post that he welcomed the investment in solar energy, saying the project will not impact […]

$8 million solar bike investment unveiled

The Korea Energy Agency (KEA) has announced it is planning to invest in a project supplying electric bikes and building solar charging stations in the Kingdom. KEA, a government agency carrying out national energy policies for energy efficiency improvement and renewable energy dissemination, plans to inject 10 billion won ($8 million) in its project, local media […]

10 MW Hybrid Rooftop and Floating Solar Project to be Developed in Cambodia

Cleantech Solar will develop a 10 MW of hybrid floating and rooftop solar power project for Chip Mong Insee Cement Corporation (CMIC) facility at Kampo, Cambodia. Out of 10 MW solar project, 2.8 MW floating solar power project will be built on CMIC’s reservoir, and 7 MW solar project will be installed across multiple rooftops […]

100mW solar project a blueprint worth following in future: ADB

Cambodia’s National Solar Park Project, a 100 megawatt (mW) project, which will be the largest to date in the Kingdom, is expected to be completed by early 2022.