The electricity coverage will have reached 96 percent of Rakhine State by the end of December, according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy.
Finance to provide electric power to nearly 1 billion people who live without it is rising — but too slowly to meet a global goal to reach everyone by 2030, a new report says.
Work on the six-year project is set to begin next year and will extend the national power grid in seven states and regions, including Yangon and Rakhine.
The loan would help bring electricity to over 340,000 rural households and meet the country’s rapidly-increasing electrical demands.
Energy minister says urgent action needed or country may face dire electricity shortages in 3 years
Singapore and Thai firms join local partners to supply 29 MW to homes, industrial park not connected to national grid.
The electricity and energy ministry will establish four liquefied natural gas power plants within the next three years.