Kingdom’s electricity demand retreats on Covid-induced economic shocks


Electricity demand in the Kingdom tumbled between 10 and 12 per cent this year due to Covid-19-induced economic shocks in key sectors – above all in garment manufacturing – a senior Ministry of Mines and Energy official told The Post on Friday. Victor Jona, the director-general of the ministry’s General Department of Energy, said some 300 garment factories have filed for operational suspension since January citing business slowdown as Covid-19 continues to paralyse regional and global economies….

November 9th, The Phnom Penh Post