Cambodia Keyword: Power

June 30, 2023

The Electricite de Cambodge (“EDC“) has shared its newest Power Development Plan with key stakeholders. We exclusively provide this link for our clients and contacts. EDC plans a radical shift towards Renewable Energy before 2030, especially more solar amounting to 3 GW solar by 2040, and a big push in biomass. No more coal and […]

March 30, 2023

Regional power trades are on the rise in South East Asia. Historically, Laos is a major exporter of mostly hydropower in the region, reaching nearly 2 billion US$ in 2022 to Thailand, Vietnam and Cambodia. And the exported amount keeps growing. For example, Laos and Vietnam have signed another 3000 to 5000 MW of power […]

March 2, 2022

For the development of the 100MW national solar park in Kampong Chhnang Province, the Kingdom of Cambodia, the ELECTRICITE DU CAMBODGE (“EDC”) has hosted their first international competitive bidding on Build-Own-Operate (BOO) basis which development is divided into 2 different phases: Phase one the development of a 60MW solar power plant which has been completed […]

February 15, 2019

Electricite du Cambodge (“EDC”) has finally issued the long-awaited tender for the development of a 60MW solar power plant to be connected to the national grid, which is Phase 1 of a planned 100MW solar power park. On 13 February 2019, EDC issued an invitation for bids for the development, design, finance, construction, operation, and […]

April 27, 2018

With Cambodia’s rapid economic growth and development, the country’s demand for reliable electricity supply continues to increase. This growth, combined with Cambodia’s liberal approach to foreign direct investment, provides significant opportunities for foreign investment in electricity production, transmission and distribution. This power sector update provides an overview of this sector and a discussion of the […]