15 January 2022
The Ministry of Industry is taking in-charge for efficient utilization of energy out of seven sectors under the National Energy Management Committee.
The National Energy Policy, Strategy and future plans have been drafted and approved, with the target of reducing 20% energy consumption in 2030. In order to seek ways for efficient utilization of energy, a coordination meeting was held in Nay Pyi Taw on Friday.
Union Minister Dr Charlie Than said to meet the target of efficient energy utilization, the ministry is prioritizing the factories and workshops, business buildings and state owned buildings, energy performance standardization for the mechanical equipment and transportation sector.
He stressed that the Sustainable Development Goal 7.3 target calls for global progress on energy efficiency by doubling the rate of improvement in energy efficiency globally by 2030, thus, Myanmar needs to accelerate the efforts for efficient utilization of energy.
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