Chinese power in Myanmar

Economic development and manufacturing in Myanmar is due to get a boost in 2018 when the country’s largest power plant comes online, thanks to a joint venture between China and a local company. China’s Union Resources and Engineering Company will bring technological and engineering prowess to the project it is partnering with U Energy Tharketa […]

China-Myanmar JV starts building power plant in Myanmar’s Yangon

Union Resources and Engineering Company limited (UREC) laid a cornerstone to start building a 106 megawatt (MW) Thakayta gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Yangon on Thursday. The plant, about 10 kilometer from Yangon and 16 kilometer from Thilawa Special Economic Zone, is the largest power plant in Myanmar as well as the fifth private […]

Multi-national companies to build coal-fired power plant in Myanmar

A multi-national joint venture involving those from Myanmar, India and Singapore will build a 500- megawatt coal-fired power plant in Kyauktan, Myanmar’s Yangon region, official media reported Wednesday. Under a memorandum of understanding signed in Nay Pyi Taw, the power project will be jointly implemented by Myanmar’s Ministry of Electric Power, Orange Powergen Pvt Ltd […]