The Russian State Atomic Energy Corp. (Rosatom) has signed agreements with the governments of Burkina Faso, Mali and Myanmar for nuclear energy cooperation, with plans for the building of nuclear power plants.
Energy officials from Russia and Myanmar met in Moscow to discuss Russian involvement in the construction of a gas pipeline to Yangon. The Russian energy ministry confirmed the meetings but did not disclose further details.
The continued shut down of Myanmar’s controversial rare earths mining sector has sent the price of the critical metal sky high. Led by a swarm of illegal miners, Myanmar has been one of the world’s largest producers of rare earths in recent years, with the majority of its output sent to neighbour China.
The junta’s new energy minister has asked Russia to provide technology embedded with artificial intelligence to extract oil from wells in Myanmar that do not have much left in them, as he continues scrambling for investment in what was one of Myanmar’s most attractive industries for foreign investment before the coup.
The Myanmar junta’s nuclear ambitions are once again in the spotlight after it begged China to help train its experts in the use of nuclear technology at a China-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) nuclear forum last week.
Two-and-a-half years after Min Aung Hlaing unveiled his plan to create a metro rail system and launch fleets of electric buses in Myanmar, the junta boss has called the country’s troubled power supply a challenge to his regime.
With this partnership, GEAPP will facilitate the development of 100 new solar projects across Myanmar, supplying a total of 57 MW of clean electricity. This initiative, which will unlock $60 million worth of solar investment, will also pave the way for the sustenance of 72,000 jobs in the agricultural value chain, improving the livelihoods of […]
With Myanmar suffering an acute energy shortage, a Chinese delegation from Yunnan Province signed a power purchase agreement with the military regime on Sunday.
Myanmar’s junta-controlled Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP) signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) on March 1 to develop Myanmar’s first wind power projects with two Chinese companies and a local company.
The Myanmar government is facing a potential crisis of dwindling revenue, as overseas energy companies pull out of natural gas operations in the country one after another, squeezing the ruling military’s primary source of foreign income.