Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by AndyKK » Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:24 pm

Bad taste! But if they collect all the plastic bottles people still keep burning and burnt them at a power plant, there would be enough fuel for how long?
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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by Equinix » Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:23 pm

Apexisto wrote:How fucking hard is to use good reliable technology like OIL and COAL power plants? All what you need to do is to import enough coal/oil to a country and then burn then and everybody’s happy with excess electricity. It should be common fucking sense to have backup power production plans and keep building more coal/oil plants when consumption increases. They can be shut down if the hydros working well. I played Simcity games and even a child can produce better electricity plan than those stupid Cambodians. And why I am here only one mentioning about it?
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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by Multipox » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:38 pm

This will seriously decrease Cambo's tourist revenue. Expats who depend on internet work can't run on battery power for ever.

I suspect the aid cuts made by the EU and USA have something to do with it.

China will need to prop up its ally before seeing it go under, as Cambo does not have a strong economic base.

Just checked and the rainy season is due in May. Best to hang out else where till then.

https://www.travelfish.org/weather/cambodia#getting-2
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Post by Arget » Mon Apr 01, 2019 6:43 pm

total bs........poor planning over last 10/15 years is the cause
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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:04 pm

Cambodia agrees lease for Turkish power ship
01 April 2019 | 09:11 ICT
Cambodia succeeded in negotiations to lease a 200MW Turkish power ship to meet electricity demands in Phnom Penh, amid a nearly 400MW electricity shortage nationwide, Prime Minister HE said on Friday.

Speaking at the 18th Government-Private Sector Forum on Friday at the Peace Palace, the prime minister said the Kingdom reached a deal with Turkey for a three-year supply of electricity.

“Negotiations were successful for the lease of the power ship to supply Phnom Penh’s [electricity] needs. We will use the [power ship] for no less than three years,” he said.

He expressed his thanks to Turkish Ambassador Ayda Unlu for facilitating the deal with Karpowership, the owner and operator of the power ship and subsidiary of Karadeniz Holding.

This agreement comes after Keo Rattanak, the director-general of Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) under the Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC), flew to Turkey for negotiations.

HE previously said that importing the power ship would not impact the cost of electricity supply.

Despite the Turkish power ship’s electricity being more expensive – at $0.14 per kWh, a $0.03 mark-up from local hydropower plants – the state has said that it will subsidise the extra cost, he said.
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ ... power-ship
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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by newkidontheblock » Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:58 pm

Multipox wrote:China will need to prop up its ally before seeing it go under, as Cambo does not have a strong economic base.
Cambodian going under? Somehow expect the locals will get fed up and overthrow iron man? Doubt it.

Cambodia does not depend on expats telecommuting for National stability.

The temples at Angkor don’t require electricity to operate.

The Sihanoukville casinos haven’t gone dark

The mainland Chinese invasion hasn’t stopped.

Ally implies equals. PRC China and Cambodia are hardly equals. The PRC says stab him, Cambodia says who and how many times.
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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by Doc67 » Wed Apr 03, 2019 9:08 am

CEOCambodiaNews wrote:
Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:04 pm
Cambodia agrees lease for Turkish power ship
01 April 2019 | 09:11 ICT
Cambodia succeeded in negotiations to lease a 200MW Turkish power ship to meet electricity demands in Phnom Penh, amid a nearly 400MW electricity shortage nationwide, Prime Minister HE said on Friday.

Speaking at the 18th Government-Private Sector Forum on Friday at the Peace Palace, the prime minister said the Kingdom reached a deal with Turkey for a three-year supply of electricity.

“Negotiations were successful for the lease of the power ship to supply Phnom Penh’s [electricity] needs. We will use the [power ship] for no less than three years,” he said.

He expressed his thanks to Turkish Ambassador Ayda Unlu for facilitating the deal with Karpowership, the owner and operator of the power ship and subsidiary of Karadeniz Holding.

This agreement comes after Keo Rattanak, the director-general of Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) under the Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC), flew to Turkey for negotiations.

HE previously said that importing the power ship would not impact the cost of electricity supply.

Despite the Turkish power ship’s electricity being more expensive – at $0.14 per kWh, a $0.03 mark-up from local hydropower plants – the state has said that it will subsidise the extra cost, he said.
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ ... power-ship
So when it is arriving and how long to get it hooked up when it gets here? Anyone know?

"Cambodia succeeded in negotiations to lease a 200MW Turkish power ship to meet electricity demands in Phnom Penh, amid a nearly 400MW electricity shortage nationwide, Prime Minister HE said on Friday."

Did they consider leasing two ships?
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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by davegorman » Wed Apr 03, 2019 10:36 am

The bigger ships (400mw) are already being used, one is being serviced in Turkey. They are the only supply of power ships/power barges in the world weirdly.
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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by jaclu » Wed Apr 03, 2019 2:27 pm

According to wiki their two biggest are 470, so closer to 500MW if you want to round it.
But then again their 2nd 470MW power ship is listed at 37MW on its own page, so with great power comes great responsibility (to keep the pages up to date...)
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karpowership


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Re: Power cuts? Don't worry - "Cambodia considers floating plant from Turkey to battle power woes"

Post by Duncan » Wed Apr 03, 2019 7:29 pm

I don't see any info on what fuel is used. Diesel. Heavy bunker oil. Coal. Gas no.
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