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Yazagyo Dam resumes power generation, starts supplying to national grid

The Yazagyo Dam, which received reduced water supply from the Nerinjara River this summer and was in danger of drying up, resumed power generation at its 2MW plant and began supplying electricity to the national grid on 9 July according to Staff officer U Myo Tun, incharge of the dam. The dam, located in the […]

Invitation for bids, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Deadline for submission 16th May, 2019

Date: 18th March, 2019. Loan No. and Title: Loan 3748-MYA Power Network Development Project Contract No. and Title: Package No (3) – 23(T) DPTSC(PTP)/(2018-2019): Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of 230kV Mawlamyine-Ye-Dawei Transmission Line Deadline for Submission of Bids: 16th, May, 2019, 12:30:00 hours (local time) 1. The Republic of the Union Myanmar has received […]

Is Myanmar Ready to Become a Regional Trade and Supply Hub?

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe recently pledged to promote more than 150 quality infrastructure projects in five nations in the Mekong River subregion—Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos—under a new blueprint, the Tokyo Strategy 2018 for Mekong-Japan Cooperation, which will be effective from 2019 to 2021. Japan and China are competing for influence in Southeast […]

Yangon Electricity Supply Board denies plans to invite private investment – for now

The Yangon Electricity Supply Board does not yet have concrete plans to allow private investment to take an equity stake in the business, though private firms are meeting with the board to look for opportunities. Some media has reported the board, which is a state-owned enterprise under the Ministry of Electric Power, is planning to […]