Fuelling on dirty energy for economic growth
Note: This article was originally published in The Phnom Penh Post on 5 March 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was featured.
Cambodia's construction and industry boom has forced it to move fast to meet energy demands, even if that scuppers climate mitigation efforts.Early February this year, Cambodia approved two coal-fired power plants in Oddar Meanchey and Koh Kong provinces. The overall $1.7 billion project, including a transmission line, will generate 965MW of electricity by 2024.
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