ABB to automate 225 megawatt combined cycle power plant in Myanmar

ABB recently won an order from Singapore-based Jurong Engineering Limited (JEL) to supply a Symphony Plus total plant automation system for one of the largest combined cycle power plants in Myanmar, located in the Myingyan district of the Mandalay division in central Myanmar. The Symphony Plus system will control and monitor the entire power plant, […]

Sembcorp signs deal to supply power to Myanmar for 22 years

The power to be supplied will be produced by Sembcorp’s upcoming power project in Myingyan, Mandalay. SINGAPORE: Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) has signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Myanma Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) to supply 225 megawatts of power over 22 years. The power to be supplied will be produced by Sembcorp’s upcoming power project […]

Rolls-Royce, China’s VPower Expand Cooperation

As part of its cooperation with China’s VPower, MTU Onsite Energy will provide 96 16V 4000 L32 gas generator sets with a total power output of 144 MW to a power station in Myingyan, Myanmar. That follows the delivery of 32 natural gas gen-sets with a total output of 45 MW in 2014 and 64 […]

APR Engery’s Kyaukse power plant project extended through 2016

APR Energy plc, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, announced today that its 102MW project in Myanmar has been extended through 2016, with financial terms similar to those in the initial agreement, according to statement from the company on 17 November. The original contract for the plant, signed in February 2014, was the first […]

Sembcorp to develop largest gas-fired independent power plant in Myanmar

SINGAPORE: Sembcorp Utilities, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Industries, has been given the Notice of Award to develop and operate the largest gas-fired independent power plant in Myanmar. In a press release on Friday (Aug 24), Sembcorp said the project was awarded by the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) – a division under the Ministry […]

VPower Begins Delivering Power to National Grid

Hong Kong-based power solutions provider VPower said it has kicked off its latest gas-fired power plant near the special economic zone of Kyaukphyu. VPower Group entered into an agreement with the state-owned Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) in January to build and operate a fleet of gas-fired power plants in Rakhine state. The interim plant […]

APR Energy expands turnkey power plant in Myanmar

Jacksonville, FL – APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, is pleased to announce that it has commissioned a 20 megawatt expansion of its power plant in Myanmar, providing the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) with a guaranteed minimum of 102MW of power generation. Based in Kyaukse, in the Mandalay region, the expanded […]

General Electric to Upgrade Yangon Power Plants

YANGON — American multinational General Electric will soon begin upgrading Yangon’s industrial gas turbines, a spokesperson said on Wednesday, after finalizing an agreement with the government. GE Chief Country Representative Zaw Win told The Irrawaddy that the company has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE) and will work out […]

GE bid to repower Myanmar gas turbines

General Electric and Myanma Electric Power Enterprise or MEPE have agreed to work together to repower and upgrade existing gas turbines in Myanmar, according to a press release issued by GE on November 13. Following a proposal made during General Electric Chairman and CEO, Jeffrey Immelt’s recent visit to Myanmar, this new initiative will result […]

Gas-fired plants to cut power shortages

Three gas-fired power generation plants are moving closer to being built, as Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP) officials evaluate bids for the projects. Although the government claims an installed capacity of 4362.5MW, difficulties with distribution and plants operating at less than capacity means Myanmar is often unable to meet peak demands of up to 2370MW. […]