Phnom Penh – Preah Sihanouk Line is a 500kV overhead line with a length of 198km from Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to Preah Sihanouk, Sihanouk, Cambodia.

The project, which is currently in the planning stage, is expected to be commissioned in 2021.


Phnom Penh – Preah Sihanouk Line is an overhead line that will be operated by Electricite Du Cambodge. The line will carry alternating current (AC) through double circuit cable.

Phnom Penh – Preah Sihanouk Line project development status

The construction works on the Phnom Penh – Preah Sihanouk Line project commissioning is expected in 2021.

About Electricite Du Cambodge

Electricite Du Cambodge (EDC) is a government-owned power utility company that offers power and electricity. The utility transmits, generates, supplies, and distributes electric power to distribution systems and bulk power consumers in Cambodia. It owns and operates power generation units and grid substations. EDC purchases electricity from other independent power producers under long term power purchase agreement for further distribution and transmission. The company also offers electrical equipment for industrial and commercial requirements. It also undertakes power generation projects and development programs across Vietnam and Combodia region.


All publicly-announced T&D Line & Substation projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects is sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific utility players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.