The Solar Impulse 2 plane is currently taking a layover in Mandalay during its historic journey around the world, in the first attempt to circumnavigate the globe in a plane powered purely by the power of the sun’s rays.
Pilots Bertrand Piccard and Andre Borschberg want to spread the message that a future based on “clean”, renewable energies is possible – an issue which they say is particularly important for emerging economies such as Burma.
DVB wants to hear from our readers: should Burma prioritise investment in renewable energies above the other pressing issues the country faces? Have your say in our poll below.
Should Burma's government prioritise investment in 'clean' energies?