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Decentralized Energy Market Assessment Report

Access to electricity remains an issue in Myanmar with an estimated 58% of the population, approximately 30 million people, not connected to the main power grid In 2015, the Government of Myanmar formulated the National Electrification Plan (NEP), an ambitious program structured around 5 phases aiming to reach 100% grid electrification by 2030 — in […]

More FDI expected in power sector in five years

Myanmar’s power sector will spearhead growth in the infrastructure industry and draw the bulk of foreign direct investments (FDI) over the next five years, Fitch Solutions Macro Research said in a report released April 23. With just 40 percent of all households enjoying access to electricity as at September 2017, which is amongst the lowest […]

Myanmar Living Conditions Survey 2017

A joint report by the Central Statistical Organization, the UNDP and the World Bank, reveals significant changes in living conditions in Myanmar over time. The main changes in electrification are happening in Myanmar’s villages, with almost all the growth in solar and public grid access coming from rural areas. In 2017, just over a quarter […]