Generators are expensive. Pact says one hour of diesel power in rural Burma costs roughly the same as 24 hours of power in Rangoon.
With a climate-change denier soon to move into the White House, China is now in a position to become the global leader on the issue.
Joern Kristensen, the director of the Myanmar Institute for Integrated Development, speaks to DVB about Burma’s options for meeting its energy needs.
A new documentary from DVB examines efforts to save one of Asia’s last freely flowing rivers from the potentially devastating impact of planned mega-dams.
The Solar Impulse team announces the initiation of a scheme that aims to bring electricity to 3,500 households in rural parts of Mandalay Division.
The first round-the-world solar powered flight landed in Mandalay, Burma, on Thursday night on the third-leg of its five-month journey of 35,000 kilometres.