Gas-fired plant in Mandalay to operate with BOT agreement

The biggest gas-fired power plant, with a capacity of 225 megawatts, will start operations in December this year in the Taungtha and Myingyan district in Mandalay Region, a senior official from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE), told The Myanmar Times. The project, which is estimated to involve US$300 million (K410.18 billion) investment, is […]

Hydropower threatens peace in Myanmar — but it doesn’t have to

Myanmar faces a critical moment for investment decision-making. The Barack Obama administration’s move to lift sanctions on the Southeast Asian country has opened up new opportunities. But the moves that are made today will send political and economic ripples into the future, and the international community must act responsibly. China wants to finance a 3,600-megawatt […]

SGP to acquire power plant in Myanmar

SIAMGAS and Petrochemicals (SGP), a supplier of liquefied petroleum gas, will take over a 230-megawatt power plant in Myanmar for US$48 million (Bt1.69 billion) in cash as part of its drive into other energy businesses. The combined-cycle power plant in Myanmar should give SGP higher income and return on investment, which should add value to […]

GE’s advanced tech to extend electricity access in Myanmar

GE technology will shortly be helping Myanmar expand its electricity outreach in Myanmar. In 2014, 70 percent of Myanmar’s households lacked access to electricity. The Myanmar National Electrification Plan aims to electrify 100% of Myanmar’s households by 2030. In support of this, Sembcorp Utilities has ordered two high-efficiency 6F.03 gas turbines from the company GE […]

GE supplies gas turbines for Myingyan power project

Two gas turbines supplied by General Electric (GE) have been purchased from Sembcorp Utilities for a 225-megawatt power plant to be built for the Myingyan power project in Mandalay Region. The purchase of the Heat Recovery Steam Generators was in the mix, according to a GE press release. The new power plant is expected to […]

Myanmar Chamber of Commerce Wants More Chinese Hydropower Investment

YANGON — Despite environmental and sustained public opposition, Myanmar’s main business federation has called for more Chinese investment in hydropower projects on the country’s rivers. Numerous plans have been announced to build major dams Myanmar’s two biggest rivers, the Irrawaddy and the Salween, and harness the huge amounts of potential energy on offer to address […]

Ministry of Electric Power: Invitation for Open Proposal for Gas Engine Generator and Combine Cycle Power Plant

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Ministry of Electric Power The Ministry of Electric Power invites all Foreign and Local Investor to submit- Proposal  for Renting of Gas Engines Generator near Kyaukse and Proposal  for Implementation of Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP) near Myingyan as Independent Power Producer (IPP) System. Natural gas resources for […]