Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Myanmar (Burma):

Burma has Considerable Geothermal Potential - Study (ThinkGeoEnergy)

(Courtesy CIA.gov)
In a study issued earlier this fall by the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the bank assesses the energy sector for Myanmar (Burma), geothermal is seen as a currently underestimated potential energy source for the country.

The report, Myanmar: Energy Sector Initial Assessment, was written as an initial assessment of Burma’s energy sector and looking at what the country can do to develop a concise strategy to develop and strengthening its energy sector. This includes rehabilitation work on power generation, transmission and distribution, as well as development of renewable energy projects, among others.

While the report focuses on more general energy market issues, it explicitly mentions the considerable geothermal potential of the country.

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