At project formulation in 2013, the power supply condition in Myanmar was very poor. Electrification was only 28% in 2012, growing at a very slow rate from 16% in 2006. Power supply capacity was inadequate, especially during the dry season, resulting in persistent power outages.
During 2000−2010, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) experienced double-digit economic growth and equally rapid growth in energy demand. Primary energy demand grew more than 110%, with carbon-intensive coal as the dominant source.
In May 2005, the government of Pakistan began implementing a series of integrated activities in line with the power sector development strategy set out in its Medium-Term Development Framework. That framework envisaged additional power generation, transmission, and distribution capacities to ensure sufficient electricity supply to meet the 8% annual economic growth projected for the planning p
In May 2005, the government of Pakistan started implementing a series of integrated activities in line with the power sector development strategy it adopted under its Medium-Term Development Framework, 2005–2010. The strategy envisaged additional power generation, transmission, and distribution capacities to ensure sufficient electricity supply to meet the projected 8% per annum growth over th
Assam’s power sector faced serious challenges in the late 2000s. Only one-third of households had access to electricity. Frequent power outages, lasting 5–6 hours a day during the peak season, created significant problems for consumers.