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Phnom Penh Power Plant: An Investment for the Future of Cambodia

The Phnom Penh power station supports Cambodia’s decarbonization goals. The 200-MW facility’s 11 dual-fuel engines can operate on heavy fuel oil today, with a goal of using much-lower-emission natural gas when the necessary infrastructure is constructed in the future. The technology is uniquely suited for developing countries that want to reach their climate targets but […]

Indonesia seizes tanker wanted over Cambodian oil heist

Indonesia’s navy said Wednesday it has seized a tanker and its crew who were wanted on charges of stealing nearly 300,000 barrels of crude oil from Cambodia’s reserves.

Cambodia’s oil export ambitions sink with “stolen” tanker standoff

PHNOM PENH/SINGAPORE, Aug 27 (Reuters) – When Cambodian officials commemorated the start of the country’s first oil project in June by preserving the first drops of production at a high profile ceremony, they heralded the country’s emergence as a budding oil exporter at the heart of Asia.

On the right track to generating carbon credits

The 43 new sites identified by the Ministry of Environment and United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Greening Prey Lang for the supply of carbon credits will bring positive environmental, community and biodiversity impacts to Cambodia besides having no deforestation and degradation of protected forests.

Push to make more people aware about climate change

The Environment Ministry is pushing for more education to make Cambodians aware of climate change. In a report launched on Monday, it said the phenomenon is impacting people’s health, water resources as well as the agriculture and fisheries sectors.

CDC endorses 12 projects worth over $79M as of August 23

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved final registration certificates for 12 projects with capital investment of over $79 million this month as of August 23, which could generate a reported 4,048 new jobs.

Local offices being challenged to raise their energy efficiency

Your office is killing the planet. That’s according to the Cambodia Energy Efficiency Competition, an international group dedicated to promoting clean, green alternatives, starting with your workplace. It says cutting down on the excessive use of lighting and air conditioners could take a sizeable dent out of carbon dioxide emissions. To encourage companies to play […]

Cambodia has proposed that Russian energy investors tap nation’s oil

Cambodia is turning to Russian investors after Singapore’s KrisEnergy abandoned the only operational offshore oil block in the Kingdom’s waters. Sok Khavan of the Ministry of Mines and Energy appealed to business leaders during the recent Online Business Mission of Russian Companies to the Kingdom of Cambodia. The Secretary of State pointed out that Russian […]

Grab starts carbon credit initiative

Grab has initiated a carbon-credit programme for passengers to help offset emissions from its vehicles. According to Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Cambodia, when booking a ride, users are prompted to manage their carbon neutral settings. Turning on the setting enables a voluntary contribution of $0.025 per ride, which is then used to offset the carbon […]

Government signs nuclear power agreement with China and Russia

The government is in talks with China and Russia about setting up a nuclear power plant in the Kingdom. A senior official says the three countries have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU).