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Myanmar’s electricity losses shrink; more investments, spending needed to meet demand

Losses on electricity subsidies in Myanmar are likely to have declined to just about a third of levels seen before tariffs were raised in July 2019, U Tin Maung Oo, permanent secretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Energy, told journalists at the government’s fourth year performance review in Nay Pyi Taw on June 8. […]

Invitation to Bid for purchasing of 12 MW from Gas Engine Power Plant on Independent Power Producer and Build-Operate-Own Basis ; Deadline : 27th May 2020

THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ENTERPRISE Invitation to Bid for purchasing of 12 MW from Gas Engine Power Plant on Independent Power Producer and Build-Operate-Own Basis 1. Electric Power Generation Enterprise (EPGE) seeks to invite tender for the purchasing of electricity 12 MW from the […]

Govt extends power bill payment deadline in Yangon

The government said that it will be extending the deadline for the monthly power tariff in Yangon for up to a month as part of measures to avoid unnecessary mass gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC) has announced it has extended its March electricity bill payment deadline to until May […]

Myanmar generates over 3,500 megawatts of electricity

Myanmar is generating over 3,500 megawatts of electricity at the present and it is increased up to 500 megawatts of electricity within three months, according to figures from Ministry of Electricity and Energy. Myanmar produced 3,506 megawatts of electricity on April 6 and 2998.9 megawatts of electricity on January 7. Yangon Region spent 1,436 megawatts […]

Power cuts unlikely despite power project delays, says YESC

Delays to emergency power projects are not expected to cause major power shortages this hot season, a Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation official says, because COVID-19 has forced many businesses – particularly factories – to temporarily close or scale back operations. The government announced an emergency power tender last year following severe power shortages in May […]

Invitation for Bids-National Electrification Project ; Deadline : 22nd May 2020

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar National Electrification Project Credit No 5727-MM Date: 8th April, 2020 Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Mandalay Reference No: MOEE-NEP-P2/C1-W4/2020 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the National Electrification Project, and intends […]

Invitation for Bids – National Electrification Project , Deadline : 6th April 2020

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar National Electrification Project Credit No 5727-MM Date: 6th March 2020 Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Ayeyarwady, Mon and Bago (West) Reference No: MOEE-NEP-P2/C1-W7/2020 and MOEENEP-P2/C1-W8/2020 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of […]

Myanmar govt sets goal of generating more electricity to meet demand

Since April 2016, the government has invested roughly K1.2 trillion to produce some 700 megawatts of additional electricity for the country’s power needs, says Deputy Minister of Electricity and Energy U Khin Maung Win. “We are now generating an additional 700MW and we plan to produce another more 1000MW by the middle of this year,” […]

Invitation for Bids – National Electrification Project , Deadline : 24th March 2020

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar National Electrification Project Credit No 5727-MM Date: 24th February 2020 Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Sagaing & Bago (West) Reference No: MOEE-NEP-P2/C1-W2/2020 and MOEENEP-P2/C1-W5/2020 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the […]

Chinese State Firm, HK’s VPower to Implement Three Electricity Projects in Myanmar

YANGON—Amid the government’s efforts to avoid power shortages across the country, a Hong Kong company has announced that its joint venture with Chinese state-owned CNTIC will invest in three power plant projects in Myanmar with a total capacity of 900 megawatts (MW) and an estimated value of over US$800 million (1.2 trillion kyats). Hong Kong-listed […]