The 3rd PARI-DRD Joint Workshop Supported by Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Stocktaking and Way Forward for Further Improvement of Rural Electricity Access in Myanmar

11 November, 2016

[Date] Friday, November 11 2016
[Venue] DRD Auditorium, NayPyiTaw, Myanmar
[Language] English
[Hosted by] Policy Alternatives Research Institute (PARI, The University of Tokyo)
[Supported by] Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)


Opening speech 1
by U Khant Zaw, Director General, Department of Rural Department
Opening speech 2
by Prof. Hisashi Yoshikawa, PARI, the University of Tokyo (UT)
Special speech
by Prof. Wunna Swe, Associate Professor, Head of Department of Electrical Power Engineering, Yangon Technological University (YTU), Myanmar
Photo and Coffee Break
[Session 1] Research
by the PARI, UT and UCB
Overview and next step
by Prof. Masahiro Sugiyama, PARI, UT
Qualitative analysis
by Dr. Kensuke Yamaguchi, and Dr. Daniel del Barrio Alvarez, PARI, UT
Connectivity analysis
by Mr. Noah Kittner, Researcher, UC Berkeley
Quantitative analysis focusing on small/medium hydro
by Mr. Seino and Mr. Ishii, Researcher, PARI, UT
[Session 2] DRD and Myanmar side presentation on the recent developments and major challenges
Power Development Plan of Myanmar and Renewable Energy Outlook
Development of Rule and Regulation for Mini-grid System
by GIZ and Dr. Chris Greacen
Issues of Challenges of National Electrification Project
by PMOs (Off-grid)
Closing remarks

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