Energy Lab’s stimulus plan for clean energy investment

Published onApril 23, 2020

The first one recommends that factories should be allowed to install rooftop solar panels to access the off-peak energy tariff, with the second suggesting the finalisation of Cambodia’s first wind farm PPA (at the same or slightly lower c/kWh price negotiated for the recently approved coal-fired projects). Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen promised in February to give tax breaks to garment factories hit by supply chain disruptions caused through the Coronavirus epidemic and higher tariffs after the European Union (EU) withdrew trade preferences over human rights. The Cambodian government is close to signing a deal with the local subsidiary of French-owned, Singapore-based renewable power producer The Blue Circle to construct the energy-lacking country’s first wind power farm in Kampot.