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Minbu rural solar electrification project to cover Magway Region, Rakhine State

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The rural solar electrification project in Minbu city, Magway Region will soon provide reliable electricity to townships across Magway Region and Rakhine State, with a capacity of 170 megawatts.
This solar-powered project launched on 836 acres of land at No. 1,273 Goatgyi Yard on 2 February 2018. It started generating 40 megawatts on 2 June 2019. The project utilizes 15,900 solar panels to add more megawatts. At present, solar power distribution is estimated at 25 megawatts to a sub-station in An city, Rakhine State and 15 megawatts to Mann sub-station in Minbu city under phase 1.
Upon the completion of the Minbu rural solar electrification project, the villages near the project area will have access to adequate electricity supply and this 170 megawatts project in Minbu will expand electricity access to Magway Region and Rakhine State, said U Nyunt Aung, head of GEP Myanmar Co., Ltd.— Zeya Htet/GNLM

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