90 MW, 225 MW power plant projects in Myingyan seek to end power shortfall

Union Minister U Win Khaing inspects the 90 MW gas fired engine plant in Myingyan Tsp. Photo: MNA
Union Minister U Win Khaing inspects the 90 MW gas fired engine plant in Myingyan Tsp. Photo: MNA

Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing inspected the Myingyan 90 MW gas engine power plant project in Taungtha Township, Myingyan District, Mandalay Region, being carried out by Hong Kong-based V Power Holding Limited, under the Independent Power Producer (IPP) Build-Operate-Own (BOO) system yesterday
morning.
The Union Minister and party received an explanation about the status of the project by Electric Power Supply Enterprise Managing Director U Khin Maung Win and officials from V Power Holding Limited in the briefing hall, and later inspected the project site.
The Myingyan 90 MW gas engine power plant project is being built to use 20 million cubic feet per day from the Shwe Offshore gas field to meet the electricity requirements for the summer of 2019. The electricity from this power plant will be provided to Myingyan, Taungtha, Ngazun, Natogyi and NyaungU townships through a 132 KV Myingyan sub-station. It will also be connected to the national grid.
The installed capacity is 64 gas engines, each generating 1.56 MW and totaling 99.84 MW, with an assured capacity of 90 MW. Based upon the design, the annual electricity generation will reach 630
million units. The Union Minister and party also inspected the 225 MW natural gas fired power plant project in Myingyan, implemented by Sembcorp Myingyan Power Co., Ltd.
At the briefing hall, the Union Minister and party learned about the project status by Electric Power Supply Enterprise Managing Director U Khin Maung Win and officials from Sembcorp Myingyan Power Co., Ltd. The Union Minister raised some questions and remarked on the project’s requirements.
The 225 MW Myingyan natural gas fired power station is generating 144 MW in its first phase, begun on 7 May, and 81 MW on 2 October, as a second phase. Installed capacity is 230 MW and assured capacity is 225 MW. The designed annual electricity generation will be 1,675 million units. The electricity generated from this power station is connected and distributed through the national grid via a 230 KV Myingyan main sub-station and through the 230 KV Thabyaywa-Myingyan power line. — MNA (Translated by Zaw Min)

Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing and officials inspect the 225 MW natural gas  fired power plant in Myingyan, Mandalay Region, yesterday. Photo: MNA
Union Minister for Electricity and Energy U Win Khaing and officials inspect the 225 MW natural gas fired power plant in Myingyan, Mandalay Region, yesterday. Photo: MNA
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