Electricity prices to rise in July for the first time in five years

Electricity price hike announced by Government

Myanmar’s government has announced a significant increase in electricity prices from July, the first the country has seen since 2014. According to reports, the price hike will help reduce electricity subsidies that have reached MMK 630 billion in t
Supreme Group says Kyaukphyu power deal expected ‘within weeks’

Kyaukphyu deal expected to be signed soon

The consortium behind a planned 135-megawatt project at Kyaukphyu, Rakhine State expects to sign a deal on the project soon. According to a report in Frontier, the project is being developed by Myanmar’s Supreme Group and China’s state-owned Sino
No more power cuts expected in 2020

Ministry promises ‘no power cuts’ in 2020

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has said that measures are being taken to ensure that there are no power cuts during the summer of 2020. According to an article in the Myanmar Times, U Tin Maung Oo, permanent secretary of MOEE, said tha