Shwe Taung wins tender for three solar power project in Myanmar

Shwe Taung Group has won three out of 30 ground-mounted solar power tenders called by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) in Myanmar. The company said it is the only Myanmar group to win three projects as the lead developer and majority shareholder. The three solar power plants, in Aungchanthar, Nyaungpingyi, and Ohntaw, have […]

Govt greenlights Ywama gas plant upgrade

The upgrading of a combined cycle gas turbine power plant in Ywama, Yangon, has been given the go-ahead by the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE).The power plant is located in Insein township, and the US$300 million required for the upgrading will be provided by World Bank. A tender for the project will be called […]

Competition watchdog rejects protests over solar tender

Myanmar’s competition watchdog says it does not intend to challenge the government’s controversial solar plant tender despite protests by foreign governments and business associations that conditions imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic effectively excluded many outside bidders. Responding to questions from The Myanmar Times, the Competition Commission said the solar tender requirements set by the Ministry […]

Myanmar govt commits to new refinery projects with private sector

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) is making plans to build new oil refineries in Myanmar to meet domestic oil demand and boost energy security in the country, said U Tin Maung Oo, Permanent Secretary of the MOEE. The new refinery projects will be implemented with the private sector under Public Private Partnership schemes, […]

Invitation for Prequalification – Myanmar Power System Efficiency and Resilience Project ; Deadline : 20 August 2020

Invitation for Prequalification Country: Republic of the Union of Myanmar Name of Project: Myanmar Power System Efficiency and Resilience Project Contract Title: Design, Supply, Installation, Testing and Commissioning of a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) Power Plant of around 300MW Net Power Capacity Sector: Energy Prequalification Reference No.: EPGE-PQ-01/2020 Date: June 11, 2020 1. The […]

Myanmar to Generate its First LNG Power ‘Very Soon’: Energy Ministry

YANGON — The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) says the overdue Chinese-backed liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects in Yangon will operate “very soon” now deliveries from Malaysia have arrived. On Thursday, Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company, Petronas, said it delivered 190,000 cubic meters of LNG for the Yangon projects, which will be the […]

Myanmar to ditch June 18 solar tender deadline: sources

The Myanmar government is expected to extend a solar tender deadline by one month after telling investors last Friday (May 29) that it had no plans to do so. In a June 2 email sent to potential bidders, Yangon-based law firm VDB-Loi said the Ministry of Electricity and Energy is in the final stages of […]

Myanmar Power Plants Delayed by COVID-19 to Start Operating in Coming Months

YANGON—Two of five emergency power projects originally scheduled for completion by the summer but delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic will start operating this month and the rest should be up and running by September, the deputy electricity minister told the Parliament on Tuesday. Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy (MOEE) U Khin Maung Win […]

Myanmar to invite tenders for solar power: MOEE

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) will invite local and foreign investors to tender for a solar power plant project, said U Soe Myint, Deputy Permanent Secretary at the ministry. The Independent Power Plant should be able to generate 1000 megawatts of solar power, which the government would purchase based on a 20-year Build-Operate-Own […]

Work on large LNG project in Ayeyarwady set to start in July

Work on a large liquefied natural gas (LNG) power plant in Mee Lin Gyaing, Ayeyarwady Region is expected to begin this year, officials of one of the companies involved with the project have told the Myanmar Times. The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) originally approved the project, along with one in Kan Pauk in […]