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Myanmar has an energy problem

Ever since Myanmar undertook a series of political, economic and administrative reforms in 2011, the country’s economy has steadily improved. According to data from the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Myanmar is enjoying some of the highest growth rates in the region. The ADB predicts that the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow by eight […]

An industry-crippling jet fuel monopoly breaks

A domestic airline has received approval to sell aviation fuel in a decision that has ended a monopoly and raised hopes of cheaper prices and better service. GOLDEN MYANMAR Airlines has received Myanmar Investment Commission approval to operate an aviation fuel business, in the first sign of competition for the state-backed monopoly that airlines say […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Closing date 22nd April, 2019

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise Ph No. +95 67 – 411206 Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats.   Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks (a) DMP/L-189 (18-19) Spares for HT 400 Pumps (2) Groups Ks […]

Wartsila signs Myanmar gas engine plant deal

Wärtsilä has signed a five-year operation and maintenance deal for a 145 MW gas engine plant it is building in the Mandalay region of Myanmar. The Kyaukse plant is powered by eight of Wärtsilä’s 50SG gas engines and is being built on a fast-track basis to alleviate electricity shortages in Myanmar. The plant’s electricity will […]

Specific Procurement Notice, National Electrification Project, Closing Date 4th March 2019

Date :  1st February, 2019 Invitation for Bids IDA, Credit No: 5727-MM Contract Title: Installation of Distribution Lines and Transformers for Adaptation Villages in Mandalay for National Electrification Project Reference No: MOEE-NEP/C1-W14/19 The Republic of the Union of Myanmar has received financing from the World Bank towards the cost of the National Electrification Project, and […]

Invitation for Open Tender, Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise, Closing Date 25.2.2019

Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in Myanmar Kyats and United States Dollars. Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks (a) DMP/L-172(18-19) Spares for 3rd Stages SAFE Compressor (HP) (9) Items Ks (b) DMP/L-173(18-19) Spares for 3rd Stages Intermech Compressor Ks (6) Items Ks (c) DMP/L-174(18-19) 2”, 3”, 4” & 6” […]

Yangon Region expects to need 1700MW of electricity this year

Electricity consumption in Yangon Region is expected to reach 1700 megawatts this year, said U Tun Kywe, CEO of the Yangon Electricity Supply Corp (YESC). Yangon used 1548MW last year, which is expected to increase based on growth rates, historical data and new projects. “There are many new and extended projects in Yangon. Electricity usage […]

Invitation for Open Tender of supplies, Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise, Closing Date 13.2.2019

Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in United States Dollars and Myanmar Kyats. Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks a. IFB-041(18-19) Rock Bits & PDC Bits (14) Items US$ b. DMP/L-164(18-19) Skid Mounted Water Transfer Pump with Motor Skid Mounted Water Transfer Pump with Motor Ks c. DMP/L-165(18-19) Spares for […]

Invitation for Open Tender for Coated Steel Line Pipes, Closing Date 4.2.2019

The Republic of the Union of Myanmar Ministry of Electricity and Energy Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise Open tenders are invited for supply of the following respective items in United States Dollars. Sr No. Tender No. Description Remarks a. IFB-039(18-19) 10” ERW API 5L Grade X-42 MS 3 LPE Coated  Steel Line Pipes (32200) MTR […]

Myanmar, S.Korean company launch solar power plant in Rakhine state

A stake driving ceremony has been held in Manaung township, Myanmar’s Rakhine stake to build a solar power plant which can supply 24-hour electricity to more than 1,000 households, Myanmar News Agency reported Sunday. The first-phase project was launched on Saturday by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Rakhine state government and the POSCO Daewoo […]