Cambodia’s solar sector set for bright future

The Kingdom’s ability to produce renewable energy boosted with $30m funding from Climate Investments Funds. With almost half the population of Cambodia without access to electricity, the announcement today of $30m in funding for renewable energy projects should come as welcome news. The $8.1-billion Climate Investments Funds, based at the World Bank in Washington DC, is to provide the money under its Scaling Up Renewable Energy in Low-Income Countries Programme. And the funds will leverage another $135m from other sources.

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