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Plans for wind power from Chinese firm fall apart in Myanmar

Myanmar’s first wind power project is in the doldrums after the government changes direction on how it backs projects Residents of Chaung Tha, a holiday resort and village on the Bay of Bengal, are still relying on diesel generators to get them through electricity blackouts more than four years after Myanmar’s government gave a Chinese […]

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Chinese companies dominate bidding for Myanmar’s billion-dollar solar tender

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy will announce in the coming weeks the winners of a tender for 30 solar projects that received more than 150 bids, many from Chinese companies. By THOMAS KEAN and HTIN LYNN AUNG | FRONTIER The Ministry of Electricity and Energy will soon announce the winners of its billion-dollar solar […]

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Large hydropower projects to continue in Myanmar: Govt

Although electricity generated by natural gas is expected to rise, Myanmar is planning to continue implementing large hydropower projects such as the Myitsone Dam project to meet the country’s electricity needs, U Khin Maung Win, Deputy Minister of Electricity and Energy, told Pyidaungsu Hluttaw on July 27. The deputy minister was responding to a point […]

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EU envoy pledges support for Myanmar economy amid COVID-19

The EU’s top envoy to Myanmar pledged to continue supporting the economy over the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. In an exit interview with The Myanmar Times, EU Ambassador Kristian Schmidt said he is proud to have shown the country that the EU is a “reliable and steadfast partner in a moment of […]

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Off-grid areas in Myanmar to enjoy solar power

A total of 450,000 people in rural Myanmar can expect to receive access to electricity following an agreement between the government and World Bank. The two parties have agreed to channel US$3.5 million in funds towards generating solar energy in off-grid areas of the country. “Getting electricity with solar technology in off-grid areas is important […]

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Turning on the Lights for 450,000 People in Rural Myanmar

More than 450,000 people in rural Myanmar are expected to gain access to clean energy for the first time following the signing of a grant agreement between the World Bank Group and the Government of Myanmar. The Results-Based Financing for Off-grid Solar grant agreement, worth US$3.45 million, is co-funded by the Global Partnership for Results […]

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Yoma’s green power project delivers electricity to tens of thousands in Myanmar

Yoma Micro Power has set up its 250th solar-hybrid power plant in rural Myanmar, with the innovative renewable energy plants expected to deliver power for the first time to an estimated 25,000 people across the country, according to a press release. Under a unique business model, Yoma Micro Power uses the solar-hybrid plants to generate […]

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ADB, European Union, and ASEAN Countries Partner to Boost Green Infrastructure

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM: The European Union (EU) announced today it is preparing to support the Association of Southeast Asian Nations’ (ASEAN) Catalytic Green Finance Facility (ACGF) with €50 million ($54.9 million) to help governments prepare and catalyze public and private financing for climate-friendly infrastructure projects across Southeast Asia. Launched in April 2019 and managed by the […]

Solar Energy Industry – Design for Disruption

Myanmar has only achieved 50% electrification, according to State Counsellor

  Myanmar has achieved 50 percent of nationwide electrification in December, according to a release from Myanmar State Counsellor Office on Friday. Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi addressed the opening ceremony of a solar power plant in Manaung, Rakhine state. “While our neighbouring countries have achieved 80 percent, 90 percent, and even a […]

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