Private household meter boxes permitted for YESC civil servants

The Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC) has allowed private metered electricity boxes for civil servants in particular shared households. Yangon Region minister for Electricity, Industry and Transportation Daw Nilar Kyaw said residents can apply for a household meter with the respective township electricity manager. “When electricity charges were raised in placeswhere residents use ashared meter […]

Yangon could consume 3,000 MW of electricity by 2021-22

Yangon Region is expected to require 3,000MW of electricity by 2021-22, Daw Su Hlaing Wint, assistant manager of the Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC) said at the Electricity and Energy Expo in Yangon on June 22. That’s the amount of electricity currently being generated across Myanmar, of which Yangon now consumes just over half at […]

ADB to Provide Loan for Rangoon Power Upgrade

Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a statement on Tuesday that it would provide a US$80 million loan to “upgrade [Rangoon’s] electricity transmission ring line system,” a project forecast to benefit more than one million customers. This is a welcome announcement for many residents in heavily populated Rangoon, where more than half of Burma’s […]