Gas turbine in Thilawa SEZ to distribute power starting in May

THE construction of a natural gas turbine in the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) is over 89 per cent complete. The gas turbine is expected to distribute power starting in May. “A power supply of 20 megawatts was received from the government. A 50-megawatt gas plant has been built with the assistance of a JICA […]

MEPE calls tender for gas-fired power

Myanma Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) has issued more tenders for independent power producers to build gas-fired power plants in Yangon and Myingyan, according to an official. Local and international companies have been invited to apply to generate electricity by gas engine or gas turbine, which will then be bought by state-owned MEPE. Both projects are […]

Myanmar turns to pop-up power stations

Nestled on a bed of gravel, an hour’s drive from Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the country’s newest power station. There are no cooling towers or huge turbine halls, just neat lines of white shipping containers. In all there are 67, each housing a gas generator producing 1.5 […]