Ministry Reportedly Invited Electricity Tender Without Budget Approval

Subscribe to our tender alert mailing list RANGOON — Rangoon residents’ hope for 24-hr access to electricity is fading after the Ministry of Electricity and Energy said that it had no budget for two private electricity suppliers, which last year won a tender to provide electricity for the commercial capital. In 2015, the previous government […]

Karpower firms up plans to sail a 480 megawatt Power Barge into Yangon

ISTANBUL — Turkey-based Karpower is looking to sail a 480 megawatt-capacity power barge from Istanbul to Burma’s commercial capital of Rangoon in April, expecting it to supply 20 percent of the country’s total electricity consumption, said Orhan Karadeniz, chief executive officer of the Karadeniz Powership energy group, at a ceremony in Istanbul on Sunday. The […]