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Invitation for Bids, Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers, Ministry of Electricity and Energy(Deadline: 30.04.2019)

Date : 1nd April, 2019 Invitation for Bids IDA, Credit No : 5727-MM Contract Title : Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Adaptation Villages in Sagaing, Shan(South), Kayah, Bago(East), Bago (West), Nay Pyi Taw, Ayeyarwaddy and Yangon for National Electrification Project Reference No: MOEE-NEP/C1-W12A/19 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing […]

Company vows to supply solar power to 500 villages

Mandalay Yoma Solar Energy, which operates solar mini-grids to power rural regions, will generate solar power in 500 villages within three to five years, the company said. “First, we will supply electricity to 50 villages, and we estimate that up to 500 villages will be electrified within three to five years,” said Nathalie Riseau, the […]

Wärtsilä Operation and Maintenance agreement will help Kyaukse Power Plant to meet its supply obligations to the National Grid in Myanmar

The technology group Wärtsilä will support the 145 MW Kyaukse gas engine power plant in, Mandalay region, Myanmar, in meeting its availability guarantees and other obligations through a 5-year Operation and maintenance agreement. The agreement has been signed with the plant owners, PowerGen Kyaukse Co. Ltd., in February 2019 and the order was booked in […]

Rural areas to receive electricity powered by renewable sources: Minister

Rural areas far from the national grid will get electricity through renewable energy sources, says Minister of Electricity and Energy U Win Khine. He said the government will provide electricity to these areas through renewable energy as lower population density and electricity usage may not make it economical to expand the national grid. U Win […]

Cooperation is key to swift implementation of e-Government: State Counsellor

The e-Government Steering Committee held their third coordination meeting at the Ministry of Transport and Communications in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday and was attended by its patron, State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi. State Counsellor’s speech In her speech delivered at the meeting, the State Counsellor highlighted the inclusion of e-Government in Myanmar’s 12-point […]

Confusion arises on settlement of gas debts in Tanintharyi region

Global Grand Services Co Ltd (GGS), which distributes electricity produced from natural gas in Tanintharyi Region, owes billions of kyat to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE), an official of the ministry has told The Myanmar Times. Some two million cubic feet (56,600 cubic metres) of natural gas is provided daily to GGS with […]

Natural gas from Offshore A-6 plot to be produced in 4 years

Natural gas from Offshore A-6 block will be produced in 4 years time while other offshore blocks will be opened for international tender with the government current adjusting profit sharing rates, according to Union Minister for Investment and Foreign Economic Relations, Thaung Tun. “We have found natural gas in offshore 6. But, it is a […]

Govt. signs two MoUs to produce electricity and sugar in Sagaing

Sagaing Region government is signed MoUs to produce electricity from biomass and sugar in the region during Invest Myanmar Summit 2019 held at Nay Pyi Taw, sources said. “We signed a first phase of project which worth US$200 million to produce sugar. The overall project will cost US$350 million. It will be a joint-ventured business […]

Rakhine launches new power infrastructure, aims for development

Power transmission lines measuring 104 kilometres (60 miles) and a substation that will serve Ponnagyun, Rathedaung, Buthidaung and Maungdaw townships in Rakhine State have been officially launched. The infrastructure will now provide electricity around the clock to some 7800 households in the townships said Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing. The 66KV […]

Yangon Region expects to need 1700MW of electricity this year

Electricity consumption in Yangon Region is expected to reach 1700 megawatts this year, said U Tun Kywe, CEO of the Yangon Electricity Supply Corp (YESC). Yangon used 1548MW last year, which is expected to increase based on growth rates, historical data and new projects. “There are many new and extended projects in Yangon. Electricity usage […]