Myanmar: Enhancing the Power Sector's Legal and Regulatory Framework

Sovereign Project | 46486-001 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Bui, Duy-Thanh Southeast Asia Department Request for information
  • Myanmar
  • Technical Assistance
  • Energy
Project Name Enhancing the Power Sector's Legal and Regulatory Framework
Project Number 46486-001
Country Myanmar
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8469-MYA: Enhancing the Power Sector's Legal and Regulatory Framework
ATF - Norway TA Grant US$ 850,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome An updated Electricity Law, which includes creation of an ERA, was approved by the Parliament in October 2014.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Rules to implement the 2014 Law have been prepared and are under consideration by the government. Electricity regulations and a rural electrification law have been drafted. The consultant is preparing final report
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation Consultations with line ministries and donor partners were conducted on draft rules and regulations. A workshop on the 2014 Electricity Law, the proposed rules and regulations to implement the law, and draft Rural Electrification Law will be conducted with several civil society and private sector organizations in Q2 2016.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The firm DFDL of Thailand has been recruited. The consulting contract will be due for completion on 30 September 2015.
Procurement Office equipment and computer softwares were procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time). On completion of the TA, all equipment will be turned over to the executing agency. Disbursements under the TA will be done in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Bui, Duy-Thanh
Responsible ADB Department Southeast Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SERD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Electricity and Energy
No. B-07, Yadana Shwe Pyi St.,
Zaya Theidi Ward, Nay Pyi Taw


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 23 Mar 2016

TA 8469-MYA

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Oct 2013 12 Nov 2013 12 Nov 2013 31 Dec 2014 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 850,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 850,000.00 01 Oct 2013 770,410.89

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