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Solar mini-grids to take off in Myanmar, support electrification ambitions

Solar mini-grids in Myanmar are expected to take off as the private sector sees solar energy as a potentially commercially viable solution in Myanmar’s journey towards full electrification. With a US$1.6 million mini-grid installed, more than a thousand households on the island of Yesagyo in Magway Region were connected to electricity for the first time […]

Chinese, Norwegian investors to study projects in Chin

Chin State government officials say that they have expressions of interest from foreign investors to invest in power-generation projects in the state. This was revealed to The Myanmar Times by Chin State Minister of Development, Electricity and Industry U Soe Htet. The state is among the least developed in the country and is also the […]

Invitation for Bids – National Electrification Project , Deadline : 18th February 2020

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar National Electrification Project Credit No 5727-MM Date: 20th January 2020 Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Magway, Naypyitaw, Rakhine and Chin Reference No: MOEE-NEP-P2/C1-W1/2020 1. The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the National […]

Wärtsilä awarded 40MW equipment supply contract for power plant in Myanmar

Wärtsilä has been awarded a 40MW equipment supply contract for a power plant in Shwe Taung, Myanmar. The MCM Power facility aims to help meet the nation’s increasing energy demand by feeding baseload power into the national grid and alleviate its ongoing energy shortage. The plant will operate on four natural gas engines and is […]

Myanmar State Firm Signs Deal to Buy Electricity From Strategic Chinese Project in Rakhine

YANGON—A Myanmar state-owned enterprise has inked a power purchase agreement with a Myanmar-China joint venture company that is developing a 135-megawatt (MW) power plant project in Kyaukphyu, in western Myanmar’s Rakhine State. The plant is one of the strategic projects that make up the Myanmar section of Beijing’s grand infrastructure plan, the Belt and Road […]

Myanmar’s draft oil and gas bill jeopardises next bidding round

Uncertainty and confusion over Myanmar’s proposed oil and gas law risk alienating existing investors and could undermine the next crucial bidding round, according to companies and experts in the sector. Time is running out for the Ministry of Electricity and Energy to launch the round by the end of the year, having initially planned to […]

Magwe Region to refine crude oil into gasoline

Magwe Region will soon be refining crude oil produced from its hand-dug wells into gasoline, with certain details such as water allocation to be settled before refining can commence. Magwe’s Minister of Natural Resources, Environment, Electricity and Energy U MyintZaw said arrangements were being made, including giving permission to three companies – Power 95, Myanma […]

New fuel storage farm opens in Mandalay

A tank facility capable of storing nine million litres of fuel has been officially opened in Mandalay Region. The tank farm, part of a port project where fuel is loaded and unloaded, was officially opened on Sunday. It is located at the confluence of the Ayeyarwady and Duhtawady rivers in Amarapura township, Mandalay Region. “Fifty-one […]

Invitation for Bids, National Electrification Project, Deadline: 10th July, 2019.

THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR NATIONAL ELECTRIFICATION PROJECT SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE IDA Credit No.:_5727-MM Date: 27th May 2019 Contract Title: Concrete Poles for National Electrification Project (Phase 2) Reference No. : MOEE-NEP-P2/C1-G2/19 The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Closing Date: 13.6.2019

Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats. Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks (a) DMP/L-212(18-19) Electrical Spares for ZJ 50D Sr Rigs (17) Items Ks (b) DMP/L-213(18-19) Electrical Spares for ZJ 70D Sr Rigs (51) Items Ks   The Open Tender forms including Description of Materials / Qtty […]