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phnom penh blackout questions, area with the least power interruption

Post by jmap » Mon Aug 15, 2016 5:55 am

Hello, we are now also considering pp as an area for our base. how often are the power cuts in pp? are they frequent? how long do they usually last?

When do they usually occur? what months?

Also, what areas (to live) have the least or shortest power interruption?

Thanks once again.
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Re: phnom penh blackout questions, area with the least power interruption

Post by frank lee bent » Mon Aug 15, 2016 7:12 am

anywhere there are lots of rich people and or embassies has few outages.
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Re: phnom penh blackout questions, area with the least power interruption

Post by jmap » Tue Aug 16, 2016 3:53 pm

thanks... Any particular area you can recommend?

I gather bkk1, bkk2, around aeon mall, near russian market will also experience least power interruptions?
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Re: phnom penh blackout questions, area with the least power interruption

Post by timmydownawell » Tue Aug 16, 2016 4:08 pm

In the past few months in BKK1 I've only had a few: a couple at five seconds, and maybe a couple that were five minutes.
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Re: phnom penh blackout questions, area with the least power interruption

Post by JanKrohn » Thu Aug 18, 2016 9:22 am

We're in Tuolkork in the same area with the EDC pay station. Power goes down only every one or two months, and then usually only a few minutes.

(Without power, EDC can't take any payments; I assume that's why our area is prioritized.)
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Re: phnom penh blackout questions, area with the least power interruption

Post by Jack.R. » Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:11 am

It's quite random. Often power cuts depend on road works when the electric cables are cut and the poles moved that can get very annoying. Normal power cuts anywhere in pp now are usually just a few minutes a couple of times a month, voltage fluctuations are a bit more annoying if you plan to use delicate equipment and more common than power outages. If you need an in line UPS unit for your work drop me a pm.
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