By: Heng Pheakdey
Energy is a basic human need that must be fulfilled to achieve sustainable development. This kind of development is not possible without energy and policies to meet energy demand. In Cambodia, energy is a critical development challenge. Today, only 35 percent of the total population has access to grid electricity, leaving millions of rural population in the dark. Imported diesel fuel accounts for 90 percent for domestic electricity production. Electricity prices are among the highest in the world.
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