Key hydro projects move forward

Hydropower will continue to play a dominant role in Myanmar power, according to minister of electricity and energy U Win Khine. Four key hydropower projects will move forward, adding a combined 594 megawatts of renewable energy to Myanmar’s ene
Power Purchase Agreements with solar tender winners scrutinized

Power Purchase Agreements with solar tender winners scrutinized

24th September is the day that the government had determined as the deadline to agree on Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with the winners of the 1.06 gigawatt solar tender from last July. The tender stirred controversy because of its tight deadline
Parliament asked to approve ADB loan to improve electricity network

Myanmar to buy power from India

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) plans to buy a large quantity of excess power from India over the next several years. Following a meeting with Indian officials, MOEE announced the deal to establish a new transmission line between the co

Power subsidies extended till end of the year

The government will continue providing free power until at least the end of the year as part of the COVID-19 Economic Relief Plan (CERP). The Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) announced this week that the CERP power subsidies, which began in

ADB lends USD 171.3 million for power projects

Parliament has approved a loan of USD 171.3 million from the Asian Development Bank to fund rural electrification. The money will go towards new power generation, transmission, and distribution infrastructure meant to provide electricity to over 400,

Government calls for solar tender bids

The Ministry of Electricity and Energy has invited solar power providers to submit bids for solar generation facilities totaling 1 gigawatt of power. The ministry is seeking around 30 solar facilities, each producing 30 to 40 megawatts. The tenders w