Energy utilization and the status of sustainable energy in Union of Myanmar

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Sustainable energy has turned into one of the most promising ways to handle the challenges of energy demand problems of numerous consumers worldwide. Myanmar's energy consumption mainly depends upon traditional energy such as fuel wood, charcoal and biomass. The government had laid the energy policy guidelines and emphasized in renewable energy resources to replace traditional energy types. Although domestic conventional energy sources such as oil and natural gas have been increasing a little bit through discoveries and development, these does not satisfy the demand of the country. In this paper, the energy utilization and the present sustainable energy status are mentioned. Following that, completed projects by each sector are provided. The future plan for energy conservation is finally highlighted. © 2011 Published by Elsevier Ltd.




Kyaw, W. W., Sukchai, S., Ketjoy, N., & Ladpala, S. (2011). Energy utilization and the status of sustainable energy in Union of Myanmar. In Energy Procedia (Vol. 9, pp. 351–358). Elsevier Ltd.

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