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Enhancing Renewable Energy in Kayin State Workshop

Over 70% of a population of 1.7 million in Kayin State #Myanmar has no access to electricity. The conflicts between several parties in this state has been settled since 2012. This workshop, organised by #WWFMyanmar, is about building a ‘peace dividend’ by exploring possibilities for electrification of off-grid communities beyond just one light bulb. Electrification is about enabling and facilitating productivity of communities and their green growth. The CEO of WEnergy Global, Mr. Atem S. Ramsundersingh, will contribute to this event as a panel member and is accompanied by Mr Chan Tha Aung, Business Development Manager of WEnergy Global in Myanmar. WEnergy Global together with its Joint Venture partner CleanGrid Partners, intends to invest in RE and in Microgrids in Myanmar and are currently developing projects on several sites. CleanGrid Partners is a Singapore based company owned by WEnergy Global, Tokyo Electric Power Corporation PowerGrid and ICMG Partners.