Cambodia Turns to Malaysia For Renewable Energy Boost.
Sep23

Cambodia Turns to Malaysia For Renewable Energy Boost.

Cambodia and Malaysia have reached an agreement to collaborate on renewable energy and green technology. Minster of Environment Say Samal and Malaysian Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water Maximus Ongkili signed the deal on the sidelines of a renewable energy technology conference in Kuala Lumpur. The agreement is geared towards training and capacity building, with the Malaysian government promising to lend its expertise,...

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Solar Power Prevented By Lack of Government Support, Experts Say.
Sep23

Solar Power Prevented By Lack of Government Support, Experts Say.

Phnom Penh – Cambodia has a poor electrical grid, but plenty of sun—making it a perfect candidate for more solar power. But the sector remains small, particularly for rural use and farms, where it would be very useful. In a recent forum, experts said that would change if the government were more supportive and if finance institutions were willing to make loans to help installation. The Enrich Forum on Sustainable Development,...

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Solar Panels To Schools in Rural Cambodia.
Jun08

Solar Panels To Schools in Rural Cambodia.

In Cambodia, French non-profit association Lumières sur le Mékong – or Lights on the Mekong – has been using renewable energy to try and provide an alternative to kerosene lamps as study aids. The organization provides solar panels to schools in rural Cambodia, where around 90 percent of the country’s poor and near-poor live, according to the World Bank. These panels are used to power lamps and batteries in schools, as...

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