Renewable Energy Sector

Myanmar is a resource-rich country with immense development potential and untapped resources, particularly oil, hydropower, renewable energy and natural gas. Myanmar’s energy sector accounts for more than half of its export earnings and approved FDI in the power sector is $21 billion (from 1988-2017).

Renewable Energy Sector Plans

  • The reforming of a new national committee for renewable energy to develop rules and regulatory aspects of green energy projects in Myanmar
  • An aggressive plan to increase to 5,774MW by 2022 up from the present rate of 3,189MW
  • 100% renewable energy by 2050
  • A practical look at Myanmar’s model power purchase agreement
  • Investment of $5.4 billion will be required to initiate the electrification rollout and much more

14:00 – 15:30 Renewable Energy Sector Workshop

Key Discussion Areas

  • An overview of Myanmar’s energy landscape highlight Myanmar today and tomorrows opportunities
  • The Myanmar government’s policies and regulations for renewable energy such as solar, wind and geothermal power
  • Sharing of the UK experience in policy development, energy efficiency schemes, regulatory frameworks and lobbying for renewable energy
  • Developing large scale renewable power plants in the UK
  • Private investors sharing their UK experience in practical terms and the standards for energy efficiency measures
  • Barriers to green finance and enhancing opportunities within the sector
  • Strategies for supporting sustainable development towards a low carbon future for Myanmar

Panel Members 

Moderator: Guillaume de Langre, Energy Research Manager at International Growth Center


U Hein Htet, Deputy Director General at Ministry of Electricity and Energy

Dr. Khin Maung Sint, Assistant Permanent Secretary at Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation


Myles McCarthy, Director at Carbon Trust

Sophie Evans, Programme Director at Willis Towers Watson

Graham Meeks, Head of Policy at Green Investment Group


Speakers biographies here

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Myanmar Renewable Energy Sector – Company Profiles 

Alpha Power Engineering

EPCM Myanmar Company Limited

EY Advisory

Myan Shwe Pyi


Talent and Technology

Zeya and Associate (RGK + ZNA Group)