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Solar mini-grids to take off in Myanmar, support electrification ambitions

Solar mini-grids in Myanmar are expected to take off as the private sector sees solar energy as a potentially commercially viable solution in Myanmar’s journey towards full electrification. With a US$1.6 million mini-grid installed, more than a thousand households on the island of Yesagyo in Magway Region were connected to electricity for the first time […]

To electrify myanmar, build the grid from the outside in

Kin Cho has been selling bottled petrol to passing motorists in central Myanmar for over a decade. Each liter costs roughly $1, and she sells about four on a good day. Now that her village is hooked up to reliable electricity, she bought an electric fuel dispenser. She now makes $20 a day from petrol […]

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 […]