U.S. Company to Develop 100-MW Gas-Fired Power Plant in Myanmar

APR Energy PLC has won a contract to build a 100-megawatt power plant in Myanmar, becoming the latest American company to join a small contingent that is plugging into Myanmar’s potentially lucrative energy sector. “This is a substantial investment,” said Clive Turton, APR Energy’s head of business development across Asia Pacific, declining to specify how […]

Ministry to cooperate with private companies to generate more power

The Ministry of Electric Power will team up with the private sector to address the problem of power shortages. Myanmar is expected to consume about 1688 MW in the summer time. But the actual demand is about 2060 MW. Only about 30 per cent of the total households in the country has connected to the […]

About 170 MW of electricity needed to supply power to industrial zone

Myanmar will need about 170 megawatts of electricity to provide power to industrial zones in the coming summer season, said Minister for Electric Power Khin Maung Soe. The minister added that more than US$ 160 million (Ks 155.83 billion) is required to supply power for projects in industrial zones. In the summer season this year, […]