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November 10, 2021

Mongton, Myanmar

By Carmen

Mongton is a 7,000MW hydro power project. It is planned on Salween river/basin in Shan, Myanmar. The project is currently in announced stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2030.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Hydropower 7,000 7,000 Announced Shan, Myanmar China Southern Power Grid; China Three Gorges; EGAT International; International Group of Entrepreneurs; Sinohydro

Description

The project is being developed by China Southern Power Grid, China Three Gorges, EGAT International, International Group of Entrepreneurs and Sinohydro. The project is currently owned by EGAT International with a stake of 30%, Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Myanmar with a stake of 10%, International Group of Entrepreneurs with a stake of 4%, China Southern Power Grid, China Three Gorges and Sinohydro.

The hydro reservoir capacity is planned to be 39,800 million cubic meter. The project is expected to generate 35,446 GWh of electricity. The project cost is expected to be around $10,000m.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2030.

About China Southern Power Grid

China Southern Power Grid Co Ltd (CSG) invests, constructs, operates and manages electricity power networks such as power generation, transmission, distribution and other related services. The company carries out development of regional power network, managing power dispatching and transaction center, administering regional power market, and dispatching power based on market rules. It also conducts power trading, financing, engineering, contracting, international cooperation, domestic and foreign investment, and labor sourcing businesses. CSG maintains transmission lines and power grid businesses. It operates power networks in Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou and Hainan, China. CSG is headquartered in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China.

About China Three Gorges

China Three Gorges Corp (CTG) subsidiary of State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the State Council, formerly known as China Three Gorges Project Corp, is a renewable energy company which develops and operates hydropower generation plants. The company’s operations include hydropower project engineering, construction and management, electricity production, and provision of technical services. Its renewable energy business comprises construction, operation and development of solar and wind energy projects. The company develops hydropower projects of Yangtze River and its tributaries. It has operations throughout Asia, Europe, South America, Middle East and Africa. CTG is headquartered in Beijing, China.

About Sinohydro

Sinohydro Corp Ltd (Sinohydro), a subsidiary of Power Construction Corporation of China, is a state-owned engineering and construction company executing large- and medium-scale hydropower projects. Its portfolio of services includes general construction; engineering, procurement and construction (EPC); and investment. The company carries out the construction of water conservancy, hydropower stations, power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate projects. The company also offers project financing, design, implementation, and operation of infrastructures such as power, transportation, civil work, mining, and real estate. The company has regional offices in several countries across Asia-Pacific, Africa, America, Eurasia, West Asia, and North Africa. Sinohydro is headquartered in Beijing, China.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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