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Cambodias energy security woes

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25 October 2019
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Note: This article was originally published in East Asia Forum on 25 October 2019. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Han Phoumin is the author.

Economic growth in Cambodia is constrained by a lack of appropriate policy for electricity access and energy security. Only 50 per cent of Cambodia’s population had electricity access in 2016. Remarkably, by 2019, the number of households connected to grid electricity grew to almost 80 per cent. The challenge, however, remains for rural areas where certain remote areas have almost no electricity. (Read the full article by using the link above).

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