Mon coal-fired power plant project suspended not cancelled

The 1,280MW Inn Din coal-fired power plant project in Ye Township, Mon State, has been suspended but not cancelled, Aung Than Oo, Deputy Minister of Ministry of Electric Power told Parliament. The environmental and social impact assessments had also been postponed. Mi Myint Than, MP for Ye Constituency in Mon State, had asked if the […]

Thai-Backed Power Plants in Burma Face ‘Difficulties’ Getting Coal

Proposals by Thailand-based companies to build large coal-burning power plants in Burma might prove hard to implement because of logistical difficulties in delivering adequate fuel supplies, an industry newspaper said. Two plants have been proposed in eastern Burma with a total electricity generating capacity of 3,780 megawatts—more than the country’s present overall capacity. One plant […]