The electricity coverage will have reached 96 percent of Rakhine State by the end of December, according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy.
The Ministry of Electricity and Energy is negotiating with suppliers in hopes of lowering fuel oil prices to less than 1,000 kyats per liter in Yangon.
Cambodia will push ahead with plans to use hydropower and coal to electrify the entire country by 2020, but solar energy will play some role, especially in remote areas.
Kyat’s fall against the Singapore dollar is driving the price rise, ministry says
Energy generated by solar panels on buildings in the project can be bought and sold between them depending on supply demands.
Most of the population gets only about two hours of power a day
As power demand soars in its fastest-growing economy, the Philippines' energy ministry is looking seriously again at nuclear power.
A lottery system to decide which wind projects will go ahead this year is a sign that grid constraints are forcing local governments to restrict capacity.
On International Day of Action for Rivers, groups call for halt to dams in conflict zones
India wants to take its growing resources and knowledge on solar power and use it to help other sunny countries jumpstart their solar ambitions as well.
Govt plans to stockpile fuel to control prices.
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.
The women’s earnings help their families eat better, get children to school and pay for healthcare.
With only one-third of the country connected to the electrical grid, Myanmar needs to boost its power supply to attract much-needed foreign investment.