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Gas-fired plant in Kyaukse to be built

A 145-megawatts natural gas-fired power plant will be built in Kyaukse of Mandalay Region, according to the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. The gas-fired power plant will be implemented within Baelin 230 kV substation by Powergen Kyaukse Company Limited. 18MW gas engines for the power plant, purchased from Wartsila Company, arrived to Ahlone international port […]

130 MW solar project announced in Myanmar

Thailand-based Modern Energy Management (MEM) says it has teamed up with an undisclosed investor to develop a 130 MWp solar PV project in Myanmar. It is expected to come online in Q4 2019. Overall, the country is said to have a large-scale solar pipeline totaling 1.5 GW. The renewable energy advisory firm will reportedly help […]

Vietnam firm marks initial step in penetrating Myanmar construction market

A Vietnamese construction company on Friday celebrated the ‘topping out’ of a tower complex in Myanmar, which it said is the first step in its bid to enter the Southeast Asian country’s construction market. Hoa Binh Corporation organized the topping out ceremony – a traditional rite held when the last beam is placed atop a […]

Toyo-Thai plans Bt88 bn power plant in Myanmar

TOYO-THAI CORPORATION, an integrated engineering procurement and construction contractor, is in talks to invest US$2.7 billion (Bt88 billion) in a 1,280-megawatt coal-fuelled power plant in Myanmar. The company expects to finalise the deal in the third quarter, said vice president and chief operating officer Surattana Trinratana. Yesterday saw a signing ceremony for a project loan […]