Floating solar power project to be implemented in Nay Pyi Taw Council Territory

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An aerial view shows one similar floating solar power project in one foreign country.

The Floating Solar Power Project will be implemented in the Nay Pyi Taw Council Union Territory in the 2023-2024 financial year, according to the Ministry of Electric Power.
The project will be implemented at the Paunglaung Dam, Yan Aung Myin Dam, and Chaung Ma Gyi Dam in the Nay Pyi Taw Council Area, and the tender was called for 18 solar power plant projects on 15 June. Local and foreign entrepreneurs have been invited through a tender system to implement the pilot project in the 2022-2023FY.
Nationwide electricity consumption increased from 34 per cent in 2016 to 50 per cent by the end of 2019. It reached 55 per cent in 2020, and the Ministry of Electric Power expect that electricity will be available all over the country by 2030.
To improve the distribution of electricity and to be able to generate electricity continuously and stably throughout the year, the Ministry is working on power plant projects such as hydropower plants, solar power plants, natural gas and thermal power plants.
Myanmar’s first solar power plant is located in Minbu Township, Magway Region, and the second one is located in Thazi Township, Mandalay Region. — TWA/GNLM

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