Thomson Reuters Foundation

Cambodia to boost clean energy use—but coal plants planned too

Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas, an energy ministry official said on Wednesday. The Southeast Asian nation has electrified rapidly since 2000, ...

Jared Ferrie
http://news.trust.org/item/20181107114203-3nzlo/

Cambodia PM stands by hydropower, dismisses critics as 'extremists'

Cambodia’s prime minister defended his government’s energy policy on Wednesday and hit back at environmentalists opposed to hydropower plants by suggesting their electricity be cut off and they should use resin torches instead. ...

Reuters News Staff
http://www.trust.org/item/20151223095104-8zknw

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