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Power supply to increase to over 55% in 2019-2020 FY

Electricity supply in Myanmar will increase to 55.72 percent in 2019-2020 fiscal year from 47.25 percent in 2018-2019 FY, according to budget data for 2019-2020 FY. In nearly three years, over Ks-2,327 billion was invested to generate 900 more megawatts of electricity and plans are underway to generate additional 1,000 megawatts, according to the Ministry […]

Ministry in talks with companies for solar power generation

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has issued a press release saying that it discussed with two companies to generate electricity from solar energy. The two companies are Victory Radiance Trading Co Ltd and Power China Company. Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy received the delegation led by Taryar Myint Swe, managing director of Victory […]

Invitation for Bids:Design, Supply, and Installation of 132 kV Upper Kengtawng – Namsang Transmission Line (37) miles. Closing Date: 10 Feb 2020

  Date: 27, December, 2019     Bid No. and Title: 41(T)/DPTSC(PTP)/2019-2020 Design, Supply, and Installation of 132 kV Upper Kengtawng – Namsang Transmission Line (37) miles and 132 kV Switch Bay (1)No Extension at Namsang Substation Deadline for Submission of Bids: 10, February, 2020, 13:00 hours (local time) The Department of Power Transmission and […]

Invitation for Bids: Design, Supply, and Installation of 230kV Min Hla – Athoke Transmission Line (101) miles and 230 kV Switch Bay (3)Nos. Closing Date: 6 Feb 2020

  Date: 23, December, 2019     Bid No. and Title: 40(T)/DPTSC(PTP)/2019-2020 Design, Supply, and Installation of 230kV Min Hla – Athoke Transmission Line (101) miles and 230 kV Switch Bay (3)Nos. Extension at Min Hla Substation and 230 kV Switch Bay (2) Nos. Extension at Athoke Substation Deadline for Submission of Bids: 6, February, […]

Myanmar has 2,642 Filling Stations Across the Country

More than 250 filling stations were allowed within ten months in 2019, bringing Myanmar’s total count to 2,462 filling stations across the country, according to figures from the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. There are 94 filling stations in Nay Pyi Taw, 186 filling stations in Yangon Region, 647 filling stations in Mandalay Region, 214 […]

Govt Promises to Meet Myanmar’s Rising Electricity Demand

Yangon — The Ministry of Electricity and Energy is hoping to expand electricity access to half of the population by December, according to Deputy Minister U Khin Maung Win. Of 10,877,832 households in Myanmar, 5,140,061 – or 47 per cent of the population – had access to electricity by October. The deputy minister told the […]

The rush job: Myanmar’s ‘impossible’ emergency power tender

A consortium in the running for a tender aimed at avoiding power shortages next hot season seems unfazed by the tight deadlines and viability concerns that deterred many foreign bidders. It’s being called the “impossible” tender – and it’s worth upwards of a billion dollars. In late June, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s Electric […]

Two Myanmar electricity ministry officials arrested for corruption

Two directors of the Hydropower Implementation Department under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy were arrested in Naypyitaw for abuse of power and accepting bribes from tender bidders relating to the design and construction of hydropower projects on the Myitnge River in Mandalay Region. Myanmar’s Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) announced on Thursday it had opened […]

Myanmar energy analysts alarmed at floating power plant plans for Yangon

Industry experts have criticized the Ministry of Electricity and Energy’s plan to produce electricity with gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) via a floating power plant to meet the rising demand in Yangon by mid-2020. The ministry invited international bids in June for the 1,040-megawatt (MW) project. U Aye Kyaw Kyaw, secretary of Yangon Region’s […]

Yangon to make efforts to open new CNG fuelling station

A submission for the government to acquire land for a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fuelling station in Yangon Region will be submitted in the coming budget year, said Yangon Region Minister for Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry and Energy U Han Tun during the sitting of the Regional Hluttaw (assembly) on Thursday. The submission will also […]