- 6 March 2013
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Coal / Economy and commerce / Energy / Environment and natural resources / Generation and distribution facilities / Investment / Non-renewable energy production / Renewable energy production
- Africa / Aurélien Herail / burned wood / Carlo Figà / charcoal / charcoal prices / Chief Executive Carlo Figà Talamanca / CO2 emissions / coconut shells / deforestation / energy consultant Aurélien Herail / GERES / natural rainforest / NGO Group the Environment Renewable Energy and Solidarity / Phnom Penh / Pour un Sourire d’Enfant / production manager Chom Vichet / PSE / SGFE / shells / sihanoukville / Stung Meanchey / Sustainable Green Fuel Enterprise / Svay Rieng / Takeo
HIDDEN in the labyrinth of Stung Meanchey province’s factories, the Sustainable Green Fuel Enterprise (SGFE) found a cleaner way to produce charcoal: from coconut shells and industry leftovers. It is still one of the principal sources of energy for cooking in urban areas. Chief Executive Carlo ...
- 26 February 2013
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Agricultural production / Agriculture and fishing / Coal / Energy / Environment and natural resources / Forest products / Forests and forestry / Generation and distribution facilities / Land / Logging and timber / Non-renewable energy production / Phnom Penh / Sugar / Urban administration and development
- alternatives / brick and tile industries / Cambodia / Cambodia’s energy consumption / Cambodia’s National Forest Program Technical Working Group on Forestry and Environment / Carlo Figà Talamanca / charcoal / charcoal vendor / community forestry / deforestation / Economic growth / Economic Institute of Cambodia / energy efficiency / energy sector / energy source / environment / firewood / firewood and charcoal / focused priority / French NGO Group / GERES / Households / increasing population / medium-size enterprises / Mines and Energy / Ministry of Industry / multi-purpose plantations / noodle factories / palm-sugar producers / Phnom Penh / price / private / provinces / Renewable Energy and Solidarity / rural areas / small / Sustainable Green Fuel Enterprise / sustainable supplies / TWG-F&E / UN Development Programme / wood-based energy
Deforestation and Cambodia’s strong economic growth have resulted in an increase in the price of charcoal, an energy source the poor are dependent on, charcoal vendors say. The price of charcoal in Phnom Penh had increased at least 200 riel ($0.05) a kilogram compared to 2012, charcoal ...