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Explosions Near Electricity Offices in Yangon As Myanmar Civilians Refuse to Pay Bills

Multiple explosions rocked public utilities offices in Yangon last week amidst growing threats from Myanmar’s junta security forces against civilians, who have refused to pay their electricity bills in an act of defiance toward the State Administrative Council. On Friday, explosions went off at the local electricity offices in Sanchaung, Mingaladon and Lanmadaw, local media […]

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Myanmar Junta Invites Bids For New Solar Power Projects

The military regime is seeking tenders to implement 12 solar power projects to raise foreign currency, with some 40 firms including Thai and Chinese companies planning to make bids. Bids for the 12 solar power projects were invited on May 24 and tenders are to be submitted by August 11. The projects are planned to […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

SimpliPhi Initiative Supports Clean Energy Projects in Haiti, Myanmar

An orphanage in Haiti and a Covid response center in Myanmar will receive energy storage systems through a SimpliPhi Power donation program that aims to provide clean energy to communities in need. The donations are through “IDEA: a campaign to Deliver Energy Access,” an initiative SimpliPhi Power started in January with several partners. The energy […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

Myanmar Junta’s Solar Tender Unlikely to Rejuvenate Foreign Investment

Fitch Solutions believes that the Myanmar military government’s solar project push, the first attempt at stimulating foreign investment since the coup, will not succeed and will do little to turn the gloomy economic situation around. Myanmar Times newspaper with the headline ‘State of Emergency’ among other newspapers for sale are seen on display a day […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

Myanmar Junta’s Solar Power Bid Tests Post-Coup Investor Sentiment

Western money uncommitted while China state companies said to be held back BANGKOK/YANGON: Myanmar’s junta has launched an ambitious scheme to build solar farms that can generate up to 320 megawatts across the heartland regions, areas dominated by the predominantly Buddhist Bamar population, in a major test of investor confidence in the new regime. The […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

Refugee Crisis, Green Energy, and Climate Responsibility

In the second half of 2017, the government did something unprecedented in response to an unprecedented situation—it sheltered about 750,000 Rohingyas fleeing from a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” by the Myanmar army. Our response to this humanitarian crisis had serious environmental and ecological consequences. We, however, could see three stages of development to make […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

Myanmar Coup Threatens Chinese Power Projects

Hong Kong-listed VPower under fire for business with military companies. TAIPEI/YANGON : Chinese energy companies contracted to build power plants in Myanmar have had their projects put on hold, and some are considering exiting the market, in a sign of how the military coup in the Southeast Asian country may be deterring even thick-skinned Chinese […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

Myanmar permits 14 new investment proposals from home and abroad

YANGON : The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) gave the greenlight to 14 new investment proposals which can create 4,371 local employment opportunities, according to the Information Ministry on Thursday. The 14 investment proposals, which were approved at the commission’s first meeting for the year 2021 on Wednesday, engaged in the energy, fisheries, real estate and […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

Solar Power Use In Myanmar

The ASEAN Post has published articles on extreme climate in ASEAN member states such as in Myanmar and its threat to the locals, agriculture, and ecosystems. It is said that Myanmar is one of the most vulnerable countries at risk of climate crisis. Extreme droughts and flooding in recent years and cyclones have affected millions […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro

ADB approves electricity infrastructure loan for Myanmar

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $171 million loan to Myanmar with the construction of electricity infrastructure. The fund will be used to build 44 medium voltage substations and 1,006 kilometres of distribution lines across Kayin state, the Ayeyarwady, east Bago and Magway regions. According to a statement, this will bring electricity to […]

“World first” solar and battery grid project in Queensland changes hands – EQ Mag Pro