Government of Cambodia approves 670 MW of clean energy projects

The Government of Cambodia has approved plans for six clean-energy projects, with a combined capacity of 670 MW.

The projects approved include four solar energy facilities and two hydropower projects. The solar plants include the  80 MW plant by Lucky Solar Power Company Limited in Prey Veng, a 150 MW facility owned by Snetec Company Limited in Pursat, a 60 MW plant in Svay Rieng, and a 60 MW facility in Kampong Chhnang provinces. Both hydropower projects will be located in Koh Kong province. Thisincludes a 150 MW site owned by Meteuk Hydropower Company. Khmer Electrical Power Company Limited’s 70 MW Stung Russey Chrum Kandal and 100 MW Stung Veal Thmor Kambot are counted as a single venture. Once operational, power generated from these facilities will be key in stabilising energy prices and supply in Cambodia.