Yangon Receives Mobile Power Generator by GE

Yangon will deploy a new K30 billion (US$22 million) 25-megawatt mobile generator to meet the city’s electricity demand during peak periods and emergencies. The TM2500 generator (pictured below) by GE Myanmar will be funded under the President’s Reserve Fund. GE and its partner, Golden Green Energy, transferred the TM2500 to the Yangon Region Government in […]

TTCL Plans Two Power Plants in Myanmar Worth $6 Bn

TTCL, an integrated engineering procurement and construction firm listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, plans to invest more than US$6 billion (Bt204 billion) between the second half of this year and 2020 to establish two coal-fired power plants in Myanmar, chief financial officer Gobchai Tanasugarn said. TTCL is a joint venture between Italian-Thai Development, […]

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, […]

Six bids received for power project

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Ministry of Electricity and Energy has received six tender applications for the construction of a 300-megawatt power plant, according to Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise. The applications came from: a consortium of Maxpower Myanmar Pte Ltd, LNG Link Pte Ltd, Consultant International Company Pte Ltd,SEPCO Electric Power Construction Corporation, a joint venture between Indonesia, Singapore and China; the UK-based Aggreko International Projects Ltd; China Energy Engineering and China ITS Holdings Co Ltd; Singapore-based Karpowership Asia Company Pte Ltd; a consortium of National Infrastructure Holdings Company, Ace Resources Group Pte Ltd, MCM Pacific Pte Ltd and APR Energy Plc; a joint […]

Sembcorp has one foot in the door of Myanmar’s promising utilities market: analysts

It’s building a US$300m gas power plant in Myanmar. Sembcorp Industries plans to make a deep mark in the Southeast Asian country, starting with building the biggest gas-fired independent power plant in Myanmar. According to a report by RHB Research, it will own 80% of the power plant, with 20% going to MMID Utilities. “With […]

VPower signs two power agreements with MOEP

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list THE VPower Group signed two power agreements with the state-owned Myanma Electric Power Enterprise on 11 March in Nay Pyi Taw. The company won the two power generation projects in October 2015. One is the extension of a gas plant in the Kyaukpru Special Economic Zone, and the […]

ADB to Provide Loan for Rangoon Power Upgrade

Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a statement on Tuesday that it would provide a US$80 million loan to “upgrade [Rangoon’s] electricity transmission ring line system,” a project forecast to benefit more than one million customers. This is a welcome announcement for many residents in heavily populated Rangoon, where more than half of Burma’s […]

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 […]

Sumitomo wins order for thermal power generation facilities in Myanmar

Sumitomo Corp. has won a 5 billion yen (about $41.4 million) contract to construct two thermal power generation facilities in Myanmar with a combined output of 50 megawatts (25 megawatts each). The contract was awarded by the Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise, a state-owned power provider under the supervision of the Ministry of Electric Power, the […]

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 […]