Panel: Meeting Myanmar’s Growing Energy Demand

September 12, 2017 - 3.00pm - 4.30pm
Location: Banquet Hall (1st Floor), MICC - 2, Nay Pyi Taw
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  • Is the National Electrification Plan realistic?
  • Are we closer to a national consensus on hydro and coal?
  • Does Myanmar have the demand for LNG import given the costs? Where and how can we import LNG?
  • Managing power tariffs – any more room for an increase? Should we have more price discrimination among users?
  • Is government guarantee enough?
  • Environmental concerns of multilateral financiers – how restrictive is their funding?
  • Maintenance and repair of existing electricity infrastructure – is it worth the effort and the investment?
  • Latest on micro power plants and mini-grids – are they too reliant on donor funding?
  • What does the Myanmar-Sino crude pipeline mean? How can Myanmar benefit from this?
  • Increasing role of IPPs, further de-regulation and decentralisation


Moderator: Ei Phyusin Htay, Managing Director, Barons & Fujikura EPC
Speakers: Christa Avery, Country Director, Infra Capital Myanmar
Mi Mi Khaing, Director General, Department of Electric Power and Planning, Ministry of Electricity and Energy
Keith Rabin, President, KWR International (Asia)
Edwin Vanderbruggen, Senior Partner, VDB Loi
Wouter Van Wersch, President and Chief Executive Officer, GE ASEAN
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