Cut-off Cambodia

The Cambodia Daily’s Phorn Bopha and Simon Henderson report today:

Cambodia’s national electricity provider on Thursday appealed to the public to unplug from the national energy supply in an effort to alleviate chronic seasonal power shortages that are causing blackouts across Phnom Penh and the rest of the country.

Also via TechPresident.com:
Blackouts in Cambodia Spark Online Demands for Explanation

As the dry winter season interferes with hydroelectric power production in Cambodia, the capital city of Phnom Penh has been facing rolling, unpredictable blackouts. Now, an urban mapping platform has taken up a campaign to understand when and where in the city the outages are happening, and to make the government answerable to residents who are living in the dark.

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