Snakes on the road: Phnom Penh energy minimize brought on by errant reptile


Electricite du Cambodge say that yesterday’s partial energy minimize in Phnom Penh was brought on by a wayward snake crawling onto powerlines

In response to data from Electricite du Cambodge, on Monday afternoon, August 29, 2022, there was an influence outage from the 53rd substation ( GS53-F4) at 11:53 a.m. on August 29, as a consequence of a snake crawling on the fuse of the medium voltage (MV) line, which induced an influence outage in some areas in Phnom Penh.

The ability outage occurred at: 1, Sangkat Kakap, Khan Por Sen Chey, Sangkat Teuk Thla, Sangkat Kork Khleang and Sangkat Phnom Penh Thmey, Khan Sen Sok, Phnom Penh.

EDC apologise for any inconvenience brought on by the actions of the snake.


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