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In 2015, Brighterlite entered Myanmar, becoming its first provider of pay-as-you-go solar electricity. Now, two years later, we have closed our...

Ma Khine, a mother of four, talks about how the installed solar mini grids in the Myin Chi Naing village in Myanmar electrify the streetlights that...

For generations, residents of this farming village in central Myanmar had a set rhythm to their day - waking up with the sunrise and going to sleep...

Four feet in length, of aggressive disposition, and deadly poisonous: you don’t want to stand on a Russell’s viper in the dark. Especially if there’s...

An off-grid solar-plus-storage setup is helping prevent villagers in a remote part of Myanmar from suffering one of the most painful deaths...

Last year, Rubén Salgado Escudero won the Portraiture category at the Sony World Photography Awards for his project, Solar Portraits

When Rubén...

With Myanmar’s historic elections around the corner, the international community has focused its attention on this former military regime’s...

ABB is planning to partner with Pact Myanmar for establishing solar battery charging stations in the Tada Oo township of Mandalay, Central Myanmar.

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In a recently published report supported by The Rockefeller Foundation, Accenture Development Partnerships assessed the suitability of off-grid energy...

28.01.2014 , World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture and the Asian Development Bank

New Energy Architecture: Myanmar

Myanmar is resource-rich and strategically located between the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and India, at the crossroads between East and South...

Country News

Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then French President Francois Hollande at the Paris...

It’s been more than seven years since Myanmar opened up to the rest of the world, leading to growth...

The Smart Power facility aims to advance public-private partnerships that significantly accelerate...

Since launching its pilot programme in 2016, SolarHome has helped Myanmar find alternative energy...

Despite grave warnings over the environmental costs, Myanmar is pushing ahead with a number of...

As part of the National Electrification Plan (NEP), 16 townships and those 219 villages in Rakhine...

Two-thirds of the country lives in off-grid areas. For those people PAYG solar could offer an...

There is vast solar potential in the country, primarily in off-grid, which is the number one driver...

While political and economic reforms have led to progress in Myanmar, challenges remain in a country...

The solar home system per household will be funded by the government and the community based on a...

More than 80,000 households in 1,300 villages will have access to electricity by solar home system...

When Rohingya refugees began arriving in Bangladesh, local residents were puzzled to see some toting...