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PHNOM POENH: MARCH 11, 2014 (Khmer Times) — Pestech International Bhd has sealed a US$86.05mil (about RM282.58mil) contract to build a 198km power transmission line from the Sihanoukville area to Phnom Penh city.
It said on Monday its unit Pestech (Cambodia) Ltd and Alex Corporation Co. Ltd of Cambodia has been commissioned for the design, installation and commission of the 230KV West Phnom Penh-Sihanoukville Transmission line and a substation extension project.
To recap, Alex Corp had on Nov 12, 2013 signed a 25-year power transmission agreement with Electricité du Cambodge.
“The project mainly involves the construction of a transmission line of approximately 198km, which will be responsible for the transmission of power from existing and future power plants in the Sihanoukville area to Phnom Penh city.
“This is done through upgrading of existing Stung Hav substation with two 230kV outgoing transmission line bays and connecting them to the West Phnom Penh substation in Phnom Penh through the new transmission line to be construction under the project,” it said.
Pestech said the contract was anticipated to start three months from the date of the contract and to be completed within 32 months.
Earlier, a 107 million USD investment by the Leader Company in the 100 Km transmission line from Phnom Penh to Kompong Cham has also been inaugurated and this marks increased investments in the power sector in Cambodia, both in terms of ODA as well as private investments.
In February, 1 100 MW coal fired station and, a 230 KV power transmission line from Udong of Kompong Speu to the province of Kompong Cham was also inaugurated while the Stung Atai Hydro Plant generating up to 120 Mw of power in Pursat is expected to be inaugurated this month. 

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