Plans for wind power from Chinese firm fall apart in Myanmar

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 company the go-ahead to build a wind farm nearby. Shortly before leaving office in March 2016, the Thein Sein-led […]

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 While wind power projects have faltered, solar projects were given a recent boost after the government invited bids for 30 on-grid solar farms. Residents of Chaung Tha, a holiday resort and village on the Bay of […]

Eyes on Wind Energy in Myanmar: High Potential with a great challenge

As Myanmar has adapted many of the 21st century’s technological advancements, is it also likely to adapt to renewable energies at the same pace? DNV GL and other renewable candidates are attempting their best to sway investors and officials. Consultants from Norway, Germany, the British Embassy and national energy development committee members joined a seminar […]

Green Earth Power (Thailand) wants partners for 210 MW Solar Plant in Myanmar

NAY PYI TAW : Green Earth Power (Thailand) or GEP is seeking partners for joint development of its 210-megawatt solar power plant in Myanmar, the third largest of its kind in the world and costing nearly 9 billion baht. The company also plans to mobilise funds from the Stock Exchange of Thailand for a bigger […]