Australia committed to supporting Cambodia’s clean energy transition

PHNOM PENH: The Australian Ambassador to Cambodia H.E. Justin Whyatt has expressed his country's commitment to support Cambodia's transition goals, said the embassy in a news release this morning.

Through Cambodia Australia Partnership for Resilient Economic Development (CAPRED), Australia will support Cambodia to increase the uptake of variable renewable energy, support professional development of energy officials, connect remote Cambodians to off-grid , and support energy efficiency through Energy service companies (ESCO) market, H.E. Ambassador pointed out.

Cambodia is going to host the annual Clean Energy Week on Nov. 16-23 with an aim to promote and celebrate the diverse opportunities that clean energy brings to the country.

The forthcoming event incorporates dialogues, workshops, exhibitions, and awareness-raising events to showcase the innovations, successes, and inclusive benefits of clean energy while fostering collaboration between private and public sector stakeholders and awareness among the public.

This year's event is crucial as Cambodia has been advancing its clean energy opportunities in recent years, with a strong commitment to delivering energy system security, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

The sixth edition of Clean Energy Week is expected to attract a diverse audience, including policymakers, industry professionals, investors, and academics, with the shared goal of accelerating Cambodia's clean energy transition. AKP

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