Sembcorp investments intact, Singapore uncertain

Singaporean conglomerate Sembcorp said its investments will remain business-as-usual despite the political turmoil, the Business Times reported. These include a 225-megawatt gas-fired power plant near Mandalay and a planned USD 230.4 million industri

Can Myanmar achieve its power goals?

Although less than 60% of Myanmar households have access to the national grid, the Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) believes the country is still on target to connect the whole of its population by 2030. At its first quarter meeting this wee

China-backed power plant to go live

Despite the ongoing pandemic, a Chinese-backed power plant will be completed by next year, its backers say. Speaking to the Myanmar Times, U Htu Htu Aung, deputy CEO of Supreme Trading Company, which is carrying out the project, said the USD 170 mill

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