Coal power continues over local objections

The Ministry of Electric Power plans to move forward with several coal-fired power plant projects despite the opposition of some civil society groups. The ministry has signed memorandums of understanding for at least 11 coal-fired projects in the country since 2010, though so far they are still at the early stage of feasibility studies, with […]

Coal-fired power planned, but on hold

Coal-fired power plants are still on the way despite concern over their social and environmental impacts raised by civil society groups. “We are explaining coal-fire power projects in public,” said deputy minister of electric power U Aung Than Oo. “We are still trying to get peoples’ understanding. Coal-fired projects will move to the next step […]