Myanmar to generate more energy from hydro, solar sources

Myanmar will press ahead with the implementation of four hydropower projects to meet the country’s demand for electricity, according to Union Minister of Electricity and Energy U Win Khine. Currently, Myanmar generates 3,225 megawatts (MW) of electricity, or half the country’s power supply, from 28 hydropower plants. Myanmar’s abundance of hydroresources and lower cost of […]

National Electrification Project (NEP) Call for Proposals for Mini Grid Projects (CFP2: NEP FY 2017/18) Closing Date 30 October 2017

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Project Management Office (PMO) at the Department of Rural Development (DRD) is inviting interested companies to submit mini-grid proposals for consideration to receive construction subsidy and technical assistance in the financial year (2017-2018).   Target group interested mini-grid developers and associates (off-grid solar, hydro, biomass, wind or […]

Only high-tech firms for hydro, coal power

Only companies and countries with access to the latest technologies and technologies which minimise environmental impact will be considered to take part in hydro and coal power projects in Myanmar, a senior official from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy told The Myanmar Times. “For electricity generation sources, we are planning to consider only the […]