MOEE to Provide 3,600 MW of Additional Power in Four Years

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has pledged to provide an additional 3,600 megawatts of electricity within the next four years, Deputy Minister Dr. Tun Naing said in Parliament Monday. The announcement comes after an MOEE study revealed that electricity consumption in Myanmar is expected to reach 5,774MW by 2021-22 from 3,189MW in 2017-18. […]

Yangon Needs More Gas from PTTEPI’s Gas Field

Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing from Electricity and Energy sector development committee has informed Vice President Myint Swe that Yangon region will need 80 million cubic feet of natural gas from the Aung Thinkha gas field explored by PTTEP International Limited in the coming two years. This is because gas production at Yadanar, which is Yangon’s main […]

Rakhine to Get Country’s Second Offshore Oil-Supply Base

The country’s second offshore base for the supply of oil and gas will be implemented on Maday Island in Rakhine State, with private investment worth 130.8 trillion kyats, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). Myanmar Chemical & Machinery Co Ltd has been given the green light to invest in the project, which is to […]

Power plant tender winner to be announced next week

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Ministry of Electricity and Energy will announce the winners of a tender to build a 300-megawatt power plant in Yangon next week, ministry officials said. The tender was issued in July for a five-year contract to supply 300MW of power to Yangon each day – the government’s first tender […]

Ministry Aims to Wrap Up Fuel Station Tender This Year

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list The Ministry of Electricity and Energy will try to finalise a scrutiny process of tender proposals from foreign companies for joint venture fuel sale businesses in Myanmar this year. There are only three companies that submitted proposals to the Ministry so far. The companies are from India, Indonesia […]

No budget to fix tangled power nests in Yangon; official says

FINANCIAL constraint is hampering efforts to replace decades-old service wires and fix tangled cable nests at locations across Yangon, said General Manager U Thant Zin of the Yangon Electricity Supply Corporation at a press conference in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday. The problem is finding funding to complete the work. If we had public funds to […]