Yangon govt targets ‘failing’ power firms

Regional officials say they will investigate performance at private electricity providers and if necessary, cancel contracts signed by the former government, as frequent power outages continue across Yangon and frustrations are vented through social media. Four private companies signed with the previous administration to supply power to the city. They are not performing as expected, […]

Private gas-fired power project adds 230MW to national grid

A new privately run gas-fired power plant has joined the national grid system, boosting Myanmar’s power capacity, according to state newspapers. In 2011, Myanmar had 10 state-owned gas-fired power plants, with a total capacity of 270 megawatts (MW). Since then, 10 privately run gas-fired power plants have been connected to the national grid, bringing total […]

Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise to invite open tender; Closing Date: September 4, 2014

Ministry of Electric Power Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (Invitation for Open Tender) The Ministry of Electric Power, Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise, Gas/Steam Turbine Department would like to carry out the following projects after inviting tender (payment in foreign exchange): 1. Electric power generation project to be carried out using IPP system at Shwe Taung Electric […]