Myanmar Signs Power Purchase Deal with Thai Company

YANGON — A state-owned enterprise in Myanmar has signed a power-purchase agreement with a Thai-based engineering and construction company which plans to develop a US$685 million (911 billion kyats) power plant in Yangon. On Wednesday, the agreement was signed by Electric Power Generation Enterprise, which is controlled by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy, and […]

Myanmar’s Energy Prospects, Emergency Tenders and Renewables

Katie Patterson of Myanmar Energy Monitor talks to The Myanmar Times about the impact of Myanmar’s electricity tariff hikes, next year’s blackout risks, the potential of renewables and the sector’s investment prospects The Myanmar government has put in place the National Electrification Plan to achieve 100 percent electrification by 2030, but implementation is behind schedule, […]

The rush job: Myanmar’s ‘impossible’ emergency power tender

A consortium in the running for a tender aimed at avoiding power shortages next hot season seems unfazed by the tight deadlines and viability concerns that deterred many foreign bidders. It’s being called the “impossible” tender – and it’s worth upwards of a billion dollars. In late June, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s Electric […]

Power purchase tenders called for summer 2020

The Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has called for purchase tenders at five power projects with the aim of producing over 1000MW of energy in time for summer next year. The invitation comes after State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi last week officiated the opening of […]

VPower’s Myingyan plant to start operation next year

Hong Kong-listed VPower Group inked a deal with the government to operate a rental power project in Mandalay Region. The company signed a power purchase agreement with the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s Electric Power Generation Enterprise to run a 90MW gas engine power plant in Myingyan for five years. The company said it plans […]

Vpower Group International Holdings Ltd Enters Power Purchase Agreement In Myanmar

VPower Group International Holdings Limited announced that the company and Electric Power Generation Enterprise, Ministry of Electricity and Energy of the Government of Myanmar entered into the power purchase agreement for the purchase of electricity and power generation of a 90MW gas engine power plant in Myingyan, Myanmar. The term of the agreement is for […]

Sembcorp starts commercial operation of 225-MW Myanmar power plant

SEMBCORP Industries on Wednesday announced that its 225-megawatt gas-fired Sembcorp Myingyan Independent Power Plant (IPP) in Mandalay, Myanmar, has successfully commenced full commercial operation following its first phase operation in May this year. The approximately US$300 million power plant uses advanced combined-cycle gas turbine technology that maximises power output while minimising emissions. With the successful […]

Gas power plant in Mandalay to be ready by next February

The National Infrastructure Holding-led consortium (NIHC), comprising of three firms, will construct a 145MW gas power plant in Kyaukse township, Mandalay Region, according to consortium. The tender was launched by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) in March 2018 and NIHC consortium was awarded the tender last month, Director Daw Yi Yi Htwe from […]

Invitation for Price Quotations, Ministry of Electricity and Energy invites eligible suppliers to express the interest, Closing Date: 8 June 2018.

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the International Development Association (IDA) towards the cost of Electric Power Project (EPP). The IDA No. of the financing agreement is No. 5306 MM. The Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy in its role as implementing agency of […]

Electric power generation enterprise, Invitation to Bid for Rental Power Generation Plant in Kyaukse Region, Submission Date: 19 February 2018.

Date: 6th January , 2018 (EPGE G-02/2017-2018) 1. Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) seeks to invite tender for the purchasing of electricity on Rental basis in Kyaukse Region. 2. The concession period for the power plant shall be 5 (five) years from commercial operation date (COD). 3. The Tender Form fees is Myanmar Kyats 400,000/- […]