When: 9-11 March 2015
Where: Sedona Hotel, Yangon, Myanmar
CMT and Myanmar’s Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP) held the third Myanmar Power Summit (MPS), with panel of officials including:
- Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP);
- Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE);
- Yangon City Electricity Supply Board (YESB);
- Electricity Supply Enterprise;
- Global Development Institutions (ADB & IFC)& International Project Financiers
as well as local and international industry experts who presented indepth assessment on current projects and emerging opportunities; and the country’s plans to be transparent in encouraging partnerships and investment.
- Developing IPP business, follow-ups from the first awarded pproject
- National requirements for power generation and transmission infrastructure
- Project finance Myanmar power
- ADB, World Bank/IFC and JICA’s initiatives on growth of generation capacity
- Fuel-mix and availability (natural gas, coal, hydro and renewables) – when and how?
- Operational perspective on developing thermal power plants
- Extension and refurbishment of the transmission grid
On 9 March, 2.30-5.30pm, DFDL advisors William Greenlee, Thida Aye, Rob Fitzgibbons, Nick Towle and Jaime Casanova presented a three and a half hour workshop titled “The Nuts and Bolts of the New Electricity Act” where they covered a diverse range of topics relating to Myanmar’s new electricity law.
The workshop’s topics included:
- Recent legal changes relevant to power projects
- Existing framework – licensing energy projects
- International best practice, regional comparison of legal systems
- The electricity law – stakeholders interests and expectations
- Typical challenges and options for electricity sector reform
- End game – future development issues
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