Journal article

Renewable energy policies for sustainable development in Cambodia

M Sarraf, B Rismanchi, R Saidur, HW Ping, NA Rahim

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2013


In line with sustainable development path, electrification with the aid of renewable energy resources is a key element for the developing countries. Cambodia with almost 85% rural population is one of the countries with high renewable energy resources but at the same time has a low installed capacity. In the context of this study, the potential and status of sustainable energy generation in Cambodia are studied in detail. The renewable energy policies, strategies and programs are investigated, and the implemented projects based on the determined policies are reviewed. Considering the existing governmental policy of enabling 70% of rural households to reach reliable electricity services by 20..

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Awarded by High Impact Research Grant

Funding Acknowledgements

The authors would like to acknowledge the University of Malaya for financial support. This research was carried under the High Impact Research Grant with project no. UM.C/HIR/MOHE/ENG/22 scheme and Project no. CLMV 53-02-03-1080.