The Botum Sakor Coal Fired Power Plant is 700MW coal fired power project. It is planned in Koh Kong, Cambodia. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2021 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2023.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 700 700 Permitting Koh Kong, Cambodia Botum Sakor Energy


The project is being developed and currently owned by Botum Sakor Energy.

It is a steam turbine power plant.

The project cost is expected to be around $1,340m.

The thermal power project will consists of 2 turbines each with 350 MW nameplate capacity.

Development Status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2021. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2023.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Electricite Du Cambodge under a power purchase agreement.

Contractors Involved

Sinosteel Equipment & Engineering is expected to render EPC services for the coal fired power project.


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