Myanmar Energy

With massive infrastructure upgrades in the works and industrial demand rapidly expanding, the energy market in Myanmar is currently one of the more promising ones in the world. The country is in great need of electricity generation capacity and must completely overhaul its transmission and distribution systems. Investment opportunities are available throughout the energy value chain, and will be for decades to come. Globally, it is an outlier: as other countries slow or cut back on energy investment due to low oil prices and weak economic growth, Myanmar is ramping up its commitment and inviting the world to participate.

This chapter contains interviews with Ken Tun, CEO Parami Energy Group; U Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing, Chairman, SMART Group of Companies; and Billy Harkin, Chairman, Energize Myanmar.