Invitation to Bid- Ground Mounted Solar Power Plant Projects ; Deadline Extended : 17th July 2020

It was announced on 3/6/2020 by EPGE that the tender dateline has been extended to 17/7/2020.   THE REPUBLIC OF THE UNION OF MYANMAR MINISTRY OF ELECTRICITY AND ENERGY ELECTRIC POWER GENERATION ENTERPRISE Date. May 18, 2020 Invitation to Bid for implementation of Ground Mounted Solar Power Plant Projects on Independent Power Producer and Build […]

Myanmar govt sets goal of generating more electricity to meet demand

Since April 2016, the government has invested roughly K1.2 trillion to produce some 700 megawatts of additional electricity for the country’s power needs, says Deputy Minister of Electricity and Energy U Khin Maung Win. “We are now generating an additional 700MW and we plan to produce another more 1000MW by the middle of this year,” […]

Invitation for Bids -Power Network Development Project ; Deadline : 2nd April 2020

Date 17th February 2020 Loan No. and Title: Loan 3748-MYA: Power Network Development Project   Contract No. and Title:     Package No. (2) – 47(T) DPTSC(PTP)/ (2019-2020): Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of 230 kV Ye and Dawei Substations and Extension of 230 kV Mawlamyine Substation Deadline for Submission of Bids 2nd April 2020, […]

Wärtsilä To Deliver 292 MW To Myanmar

Wärtsilä announced it will deliver, on a fast-track basis, the equipment for two power plants being installed in Myanmar. During the summer of 2019, the Yangon area of the country was subjected to power cuts of up to six hours a day. To avoid this situation being repeated, the Myanmar government has ordered additional generating […]

Japan to Provide Over $1 Billion in Loans to Myanmar for Development Projects

YANGON—Myanmar and Japan have signed four loan agreements worth about US$1.1 billion (120.915 billion yen, or 1.61 trillion kyats) to fund sewerage, urban development, power distribution and infrastructure improvement projects in seven regions and states in Myanmar. The four Official Development Assistance (ODA) loan agreements were signed on Tuesday between Japanese Ambassador Maruyama Ichiro and […]

Power supply to increase to over 55% in 2019-2020 FY

Electricity supply in Myanmar will increase to 55.72 percent in 2019-2020 fiscal year from 47.25 percent in 2018-2019 FY, according to budget data for 2019-2020 FY. In nearly three years, over Ks-2,327 billion was invested to generate 900 more megawatts of electricity and plans are underway to generate additional 1,000 megawatts, according to the Ministry […]

Solar mini-grid brings power to Yesagyo’s community

Parami Energy connected 1442 households to the newly-launched mini-grid mid-December with plans to expand the coverage to more than 4000 households Magway’s Yesagyo. The first phase of the solar mini-grid has a 288-kilowatt peak capacity and involves US$1.6 million of investment in total. The renewable off-grid system received 60 percent of capital cost funding from […]

7 new power projects aim to satisfy additional power demands NEWS

Ministry of Electricity and Energy is implementing seven new power projects in order to generate an additional 1,000 MW, said Deputy Minister for Electricity and Energy Khin Maung Win, at a ceremony to open the 66-MW gas-fired power plant in Magway Township in Magway Region. In the summer of 2019, the power plant generated up […]

South Korean firm invests in Bago power project

South Korea’s MCM Power Company will invest over US$35 million on a power generation and distribution project in Pyay township, Bago, according to U Thant Sin Lwin, Director-General of the Directorate of Investment and Company Administration (DICA). The gas-powered project is expected to generate 40MW of electricity. Interest in the Myanmar power sector from Hong […]

Wärtsilä awarded 40MW equipment supply contract for power plant in Myanmar

Wärtsilä has been awarded a 40MW equipment supply contract for a power plant in Shwe Taung, Myanmar. The MCM Power facility aims to help meet the nation’s increasing energy demand by feeding baseload power into the national grid and alleviate its ongoing energy shortage. The plant will operate on four natural gas engines and is […]