JEPIC has been conducting bilateral seminar programs with electric utilities in ASEAN countries with strong support from electric power companies in Japan. The purpose of the program is to strengthen the business infrastructure of the electric utilities in ASEAN countries, such as basic and expertise technologies, management and human resources development.
JEPIC and Ministry of Electricity and Energy (“MOEE”) launched their bilateral cooperation programs in 2005. Since the initiation, JEPIC and MOEE have held seminars every year in Japan as well as in Myanmar.
In cooperation with Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc. and The Okinawa Electric Power Co., Inc., JEPIC and MOEE held the 13th Seminar in Myanmar from the end of January to the beginning of February 2018 as below;
|Date of the Seminar||：||January 29th to February 2nd, 2018|
|Seminar Place||：||Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar|
|Theme of the Seminar||：||"To Increase Net Generation of Exiting Ministry Owned Gas Fired Power Plants" and "Rehabilitation of Hydropower Plants"|
|Participants||：||50 participants from MOEE|
|Mission Members||：||2 experts from Kyushu Electric Power Co., Inc.
2 experts from The Okinawa Electric Power Co., Inc.
2 secretaries from JEPIC (including head of delegation)
50 MOEE participants attended the Seminar. After the presentation, we had a fruitful discussion and shared opinions as to measures to increase net generation of exiting ministry owned gas fired power plants and techniques for rehabilitation of hydropower plants.