In the modern world, electricity is deemed a necessity – powering up households and businesses which in turn drives economic growth. It also makes life more comfortable and innovation possible.
With an economy that’s rapidly growing, Vietnam is facing an increase in energy demand. According to Vietnamese power company, Electricity of Vietnam, energy demand in the country is forecasted to grow 10% annually.
Among all the 10-member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Myanmar lags behind in terms of electricity connectivity to the national grid.
As of 2015, out of the total population of 630 million people living in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states, 107 million do not have access to electricity.