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Expect longer blackouts until June 20, YESC says

Members of the public are expressing anger with the Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation (YESC) for announcing longer power cuts in the city. The YESC said in a statement on Wednesday that it will lengthen the duration of daily power cuts from two hours to six hours in every township in four districts. The longer blackouts […]

PTTEP, GPSC banking on Myanmar gas plant

SET-listed oil and gas drilling firm PTT Exploration and Production Plc (PTTEP) has finalised a plan for a new gas-fired power plant in Myanmar with a capacity of 600 megawatts in collaboration with Global Power Synergy Plc (GPSC). Both companies, affiliates of PTT Plc, are working to finish a feasibility study, prepare for a development […]

China-built power plant hailed in Myanmar for benefitting people

People in Myanmar’s southern Mon state were hailing the recent inauguration of a China-built combined cycle gas turbine power plant in the state that has made over 1,500 villages in the state possible for access to electricity. The power plant of 118.9 megawatts’ capacity was built by China Energy Engineering Corporation (CEEC) after it won […]

Wärtsilä Operation and Maintenance agreement will help Kyaukse Power Plant to meet its supply obligations to the National Grid in Myanmar

The technology group Wärtsilä will support the 145 MW Kyaukse gas engine power plant in, Mandalay region, Myanmar, in meeting its availability guarantees and other obligations through a 5-year Operation and maintenance agreement. The agreement has been signed with the plant owners, PowerGen Kyaukse Co. Ltd., in February 2019 and the order was booked in […]

US$500 million power plant set to take shape in Ahlone

Toyo Thai Power Myanmar Co Ltd (TPMC) plans to invest between US$350 million (K471 billion) to US$500 million to set up a liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant, U Htet Aung Mon, general manager of TTCL Power Myanmar said. TPMC is the subsidiary of Thailand-based TTCL Public Co Ltd. The LNG power plant expected to […]

Bridges and roads part of Myanmar’s New Yangon development

At least two bridges and dozens of kilometres of roads are part of phase one of an ambitious Myanmar plan to build a new city. Other infrastructure projects are an industrial zone, a power plant and water and sewage treatment plants, according to the newly created overseeing body, New Yangon Development Corporation – NYDC. The […]

Transport and energy access barriers to Myeik industrialisation

The city in Tanintharyi Region amounts to far more than the gateway to over 800 islands of the archipelago. Access to energy and transport infrastructure remain the biggest barrier for industrialisation to take off in the city and its hinterland. The latest Colliers International report stated that Myeik has made great strides over the past […]

MAPCO’s power plant and rice mills open in Ayeyawady

Mapco Golden Lace’s project in Ayeyawady. A 2.2-megawatt power plant and two rice mills opened in Kyaiklatt Township, Ayeyawady Region, on May 15. The Myanmar Agribusiness Public Corporation (Mapco) and six shareholders under the Golden Lace Company jointly operate the firms with a 55:45 ownership ratio. The Mapco Golden Lace has gained licences from the […]

POSCO Daewoo picked as single preferred bidder for Myanmar‘s power plant

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list Korea’s top trading arm, POSCO Daewoo, was picked as the single preferred bidder for a multimillion dollar project to build a power plant in Myanmar, the company said Sunday. The nation’s biggest steelmaker POSCO’s subsidiary said it won the qualification during an international competitive bid held by Myanmar’s […]

China-Myanmar JV starts building power plant in Myanmar’s Yangon

Union Resources and Engineering Company limited (UREC) laid a cornerstone to start building a 106 megawatt (MW) Thakayta gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Yangon on Thursday. The plant, about 10 kilometer from Yangon and 16 kilometer from Thilawa Special Economic Zone, is the largest power plant in Myanmar as well as the fifth private […]