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November 30, 2021

Thanlyin Gas Fired Power Plant, Myanmar

By Carmen

The Thanlyin Gas Fired Power Plant is 1,250MW gas fired power project. It is planned in Yangon, Myanmar. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. The project construction is likely to commence in 2022 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Thermal 1,250 1,250 Permitting Yangon, Myanmar Eden Group; Global Power Synergy Public; Marubeni; Mitsui

Description

The project is being developed by Eden Group, Global Power Synergy Public, Marubeni and Mitsui. Eden Group, Marubeni, Mitsui and Sumitomo are currently owning the project.

It is a combined cycle gas turbine (ccgt) power plant. The fuel will be procured from Yangon LNG Terminal.

The project cost is expected to be around $2,000m.

Development Status

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The project construction is expected to commence from 2022. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Electric Power Generation Enterprise under a power purchase agreement for a period of 25 years.

About Eden Group

Eden Group Company Limited is an operator of hotels.

About Global Power Synergy Public

Global Power Synergy Public Co Ltd (GPSC), an affiliate of PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, is a power utility that generates and supply electricity and thermal energy. The company produces energy from natural gas, hydro, and solar sources. It has interests in SSE1, RPCL, GPSC, and CHPP; and under construction power projects NNEG, IRPC-CP, NL1PC, and XPCL in Thailand and Laos. GPSC also supplies processed water to industrial and residential customers. The company transmits the generated electricity to Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand and industrial customers in Thailand. It operates in Thailand, japan, Myanmar, Laos and Hong Kong. GPSC is headquartered in Bangkok, Thailand.

About Marubeni

Marubeni Corp (Marubeni) is an integrated trading and investment business that operates through its domestic and overseas subsidiaries. The company provides various products and commodities such as marine products, chemicals, energy, metals and minerals, machinery, textiles, forest products and general merchandise, and pulp and paper. It also offers finance, logistics, development and construction services. The company explores transports, stores and markets natural resources. Marubeni provides insurance and reinsurance, fund and Japan real estate investment trust management and property management services, and operates transportation infrastructure projects. It has operations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Marubeni is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan

About Mitsui

Mitsui & Co Ltd (Mitsui) is a business conglomerate. It distributes, purchases, markets and supplies wide variety of products in business areas including iron and steel; non-ferrous metals; machinery; electronics; chemicals; energy-related commodities; foods & retail, lifestyle, and consumer service. The company also participates in the other activities such as arranging finance for customers and suppliers in connection with its trading activities, organizing and coordinating international industrial projects, participating in financing, and investing arrangements, assisting in the procurement of raw materials and equipment, providing new technologies and processes for manufacturing and coordinating transportation and marketing of finished goods. It operates in the Americas, EMEA, and Asia-Pacific. Mitsui is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.

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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