Diesel and Gas-Engine Power Plants in Myanmar
Hlawga Central-I
Location: Yangon
Operator: Myanmar Central Power Co
Configuration: 26 X 1.025-MW SFGM 560 gas engines
Operation: 2013
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Guascor
EPC: Zeya Company
Quick facts: This project is in Mingaladon Township about a 30min drive from central Yangon. An MOU for the project was signed on 18 Oct 2012 and the plant went online on 18 Nov 2013 connecting to the 33kV grid. MCP is a company of RGK+Z&A Group.

Photograph courtesy of Myanmar Central Power Co
Posted 26 Apr 2015

Kyaukse
Location: Mandalay
Operator: APR Energy
Configuration: 67 X 1.5-MW G3516C gas engines
Operation: 2014
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Caterpillar
EPC: APR
Quick facts: This emergecy supply plant was contracted in Feb 2014 and went online in May 2014 using local natural gas. A 20-MW expansion was commissioned in Mar 2015.

Photograph courtesy of APR Energy
Posted 15 Mar 2015

Thakayta
Location: Yangon
Operator: MAXPower
Configuration: 16 X 3.3-MW J620 gas engines
Operation: 2013
Fuel: natural gas
E/G supplier: Jenbacher
EPC: MAXPower
Quick facts: In Aug 2013, Maxpower (Thaketa) Co Ltd, part of Indonesia’s Maxpower Group, commissioned this gas engine power plant at Thakayta, a suburb of Yangon. In Feb 2014, Maxpower signed the first long-term PPA between a 100% foreign-owned entity and MOEP for the project.

Photograph courtesy of MAXPower
Posted 19 Feb 2014

Abbreviations

Data: industcards, Platts UDI World Electric Power Plants Data Base

Updated 11-Nov-2015

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