Myanmar more use of LPG, locally produced oil for cooking

Myanmar will distribute liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to one million local households this fiscal year as part of a national plan to reduce the use of electricity and firewood when cooking, said U Win Khaing, Minister for Electricity and Energy. At one million, it is estimated that around 10 percent of the country’s households will […]

Accelerating Mini-Grids In Myanmar And Expanding Energy Access To Villagers

Only 50% of households in Myanmar, one of the poorest nations in Southeast Asia, are connected to the public grid. Five years ago, the government set a goal of electrifying 100% of the country by 2030. With that in mind, in June, Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship, together with Smart Power Myanmar and supported by […]

Myanmar developing 4,000 MW of LNG-to-power projects: minister

Singapore — Myanmar is developing 4,000 MW of LNG-to-power projects as natural gas imports rise in response to reduced hydroelectric supply and declining domestic gas production, the country’s energy minister said in the run-up to the Japan Producer-Consumer Conference 2020. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. The Southeast Asian […]

Singapore tops list of foreign investors in Myanmar

YANGON—Singaporean companies have been expanding their investments in Myanmar sectors such as energy, construction, hotels and tourism, agriculture and the industrial sector, making it the largest foreign investor in the country, according to the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). DICA’s statistics for last month show that overall foreign investment reached more than US$ […]