Myanmar turns to pop-up power stations

Nestled on a bed of gravel, an hour’s drive from Mandalay, the second largest city in Myanmar, also known as Burma, is the country’s newest power station. There are no cooling towers or huge turbine halls, just neat lines of white shipping containers. In all there are 67, each housing a gas generator producing 1.5 […]

US Firm APR Energy Clinches Myanmar Power Contract

US-based APR Energy has landed a contract to build a “fast-track” 100-megawatt power plant in upper Myanmar, becoming the first American company to sign a power generation agreement with the government since the lifting of sanctions in 2013. The facility will provide the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) with a “guaranteed minimum of 82 megawatts […]