46390-001: Power Transmission and Distribution Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Even though electricity consumption in Myanmar has doubled during the last 10 year, in 2011, total electricity consumption was 6,312 gigawatt-hour. With a population of about 60 million, Myanmar s per capita electricity consumption was only 100 kilowatt-hour (kWh) per year, which was the lowest among ASEAN 10 countries. The low national average per capita electricity consumption is due to the low electrification rate, low industrial development and lack of investment. The country s average ... Read More

Country Myanmar
Project Number 46390-001
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 8342
Approval Date 22 Mar 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 225
Sector Energy
Subsector Energy
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)

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