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ခ်င္းတြင္းျမစ္ႏွင့္ ဧရာ၀တီျမစ္ အၾကား ေက်းရြာ ၄၂ ရြာသို႔ Mini Grid ျဖင့္ လွ်ပ္စစ္ေပး

ခ်င္းတြင္းျမစ္ႏွင့္ ဧရာ၀တီျမစ္အၾကား ပင္မ လွ်ပ္စစ္ဓာတ္အားလိုင္းႀကီးမ်ား ေရာက္ရွိရန္ ခက္ခဲသည့္ ေက်းရြာ ၄၂ ရြာသို႔ Mini Grid ျဖင့္ လွ်ပ္စစ္ေပးႏိုင္မည့္ စီမံကိန္း ယခုလကုန္စတင္မည္

မေကြး ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၁၃

မေကြးတိုင္းေဒသႀကီး ေရစႀကိဳၿမိဳ႕နယ္ ခ်င္းတြင္းျမစ္ႏွင့္ ဧရာ၀တီျမစ္အၾကား ပင္မ လွ်ပ္စစ္ဓာတ္အားလိုင္းႀကီးမ်ား ေရာက္ရွိရန္ခက္ခဲသည့္ ေက်းရြာ ၄၂ ရြာသို႔ Mini Grid ျဖင့္ လွ်ပ္စစ္ျဖန္႔ျဖဴးႏိုင္မည့္ စီမံကိန္းတည္ေဆာက္ေရး လုပ္ငန္းမ်ား ယခုႏို၀င္ဘာလကုန္ စတင္မည္ဟု ပါရမီစြမ္းအင္ ကုမၸဏီမွ (C.S.R) တာ၀န္ခံ ဦးေအာင္မ်ိဳးရွိန္ထံမွ သိရသည္။

အဆိုပါ စီမံကိန္းကို ျပင္သစ္ႏိုင္ငံ EDF ကုမၸဏီႏွင့္ ပါရမီစြမ္းအင္ ကုမၸဏီတို႔ ပူးေပါင္း အေကာင္အထည္ေဖာ္ရန္ ၂၀၁၆ ခုႏွစ္က မေကြးတိုင္း ေဒသႀကီး အစိုးရအဖြဲ႔ႏွင့္ MoU လက္မွတ္ ေရးထိုးခဲ့ေၾကာင္း၊ EDF ကုမၸဏီသည္ ယင္းစီမံကိန္းတြင္ မပါ၀င္ေတာ့ေသာေၾကာင့္ ပါရမီစြမ္းအင္ ကုမၸဏီႏွင့္ မေကြးတိုင္း ေဒသႀကီး အစိုးရအဖြဲ႕တို႔ ႏို၀င္ဘာ ၁၀ ရက္က MoU အသစ္ လက္မွတ္ေရးထိုးခဲ့ေၾကာင္း သိရသည္။

” ဒီစီမံကိန္းက ျမစ္ႀကီးႏွစ္သြယ္ၾကား ေရာက္ေနၿပီး National Grid ေတြ မေရာက္ႏိုင္တဲ့ ေဒသမွာ ဖြံ႔ၿဖိဳးလာေစဖို႔ ရည္ရြယ္ခဲ့တာပါ။ လုပ္ငန္းအတြက္က ရင္းႏွီးျမွပ္ႏွံမႈႀကီးၿပီး အက်ိဳးအျမတ္နည္းပါတယ္။ ဒါေပမယ့္ အက်ိဳးအျမတ္ကို ေမွ်ာ္ၿပီးလုပ္မွာ မဟုတ္ပါဘူး။ ေဒသဖြံ႔ၿဖိဳးေရးအတြက္ ဦးစားေပး ေဆာင္ရြက္တာပါ။ ခုလို လုပ္ငန္းေဆာင္ရြက္ခြင့္ကိုု ခြင့္ျပဳေပးခဲ့တဲ့ မေကြးတိုင္း ေဒသႀကီး အစုိးရအဖြဲ႔ကိုလည္း ေက်းဇူးတင္ပါတယ္။ ခုခ်ိန္က အခါမဲ့မိုးေတြလဲ ရြာထားေသးေတာ့ ပစၥည္းေတြသယ္ယူဖို႔ လမ္းပန္းဆက္သြယ္ေရးအတြက္ ေစာင့္ဆုိင္းေနရပါတယ္။ အခု ႏို၀င္ဘာလကုန္ပိုင္းမွာ လုပ္ငန္းစတင္ဖို႔ စီစဥ္ထားၿပီး အျမန္ဆံုး အေကာင္အထည္ေဖာ္သြားမွာပါ ”ဟု ဦးေအာင္မ်ိဳးရွိန္က The Daily Eleven သတင္းစာသို႔ ေျပာၾကားသည္။

အဆိုပါ စီမံကိန္းအတြက္ ကြင္းဆင္းေလ့လာမႈမ်ား ေဆာင္ရြက္ခဲ့ၿပီးျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း၊ ယင္းစီမံကိန္းတြင္ လွ်ပ္စစ္ထုတ္လုပ္ေရးအတြက္ ဆိုလာစနစ္ကို အဓိကအသံုးျပဳမည္ ျဖစ္ေသာ္လည္း ဒီဇယ္မီးစက္ႀကီးမ်ားျဖင့္လည္း ပူးတြဲ အသံုးျပဳသြားမည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း၊ လွ်ပ္စစ္စတင္ ျဖန္႔ျဖဴးႏိုင္ခ်ိန္တြင္ အမ်ားႏွင့္ဆုိင္သည့္ ဘုန္းႀကီးေက်ာင္း၊ ေဆးရံု စသည့္ ရံုးဌာနမ်ားကုိ အခမဲ့ လွ်ပ္စစ္ျဖန္႔ျဖဴးေပးမည္ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း သိရသည္။

 

ေအာင္သူၿငိမ္း (Daily Eleven Newspaper: Nov 14, 2017)

November 15th, 2017|

Quality infrastructure development contributes to Myanmar’s sustainable economic growth

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YANGON, Myanmar and TOKYO, Oct. 23, 2017 (Antara/Kyodo JBN-AsiaNet) –

High-quality infrastructure will play an essential role in realizing economic growth and unlocking Myanmar’s true potential. The important role of quality infrastructure development and Japan’s indispensable role in Myanmar’s sustainable development were the main theme of discussion at the “Dialogue for Quality Infrastructure — Building Asia’s Future,” hosted by the Government of Japan.

While the event was attended by about a hundred participants, active discussions were held on what kind of quality infrastructure is needed for Myanmar’s sustainable development and how Japan can play an important role.

Councilor Kazuyuki Takimi at the Embassy of Japan in Myanmar stated in his opening remarks on behalf of the Government of Japan that “quality infrastructure is the principle for developing countries to develop appropriate infrastructure within limited resources.” He also said, “We will continue to contribute to Myanmar’s infrastructure development with Japan’s wealth […]

October 24th, 2017|

This oil products trader eyes a pipeline between India and Myanmar

7:59 PM ET Thu, 5 Oct 2017
Ken Tun, Chief Executive Officer/Chairman, Parami Energy Group of Companies, explains how he is working to export refined oil products from India into northern Myanmar and potentially Bangladesh.
 

Sources: CNBC

October 9th, 2017|

Government to provide LPG to Yangon households

 
The government aims to cut electricity use in Yangon Region with the distribution of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to 150,000 households in December, a senior energy official said on Thursday.

The move was also aimed at reducing the using of wood for cooking in order to conserve the environment, according to Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) Deputy Permanent Secretary U Htay Aung.

“With these objectives, we plan to distribute LPG first to Yangon Region for 150,000 households,” he said in a press briefing.
 Parami Energy Service Co. has just won the rental tender for the state-owned No.1 Refinery (Thanlyin), U Htay Aung said.
“Many companies were interested but as it is not easy to distribute 4000 tons of LPG at one time, only 9 firms competed and Parami Energy Service Co. which submitted the highest price won the tender,” U Aung Myint, Director from Myanma Petrochemical Enterprise (MPE), said.

Parami Energy Service Co. will […]

September 18th, 2017|

India-Myanmar Joint Statement issued on the occasion of the State Visit of Prime Minister of India to Myanmar (September 5-7, 2017)

၂၁။ ႏွစ္ႏိုင္ငံအၾကား လၽွပ္စစ္ႏွင့္ စြမ္းအင္ပံ့ပိုးမႈကြန္ရက္မ်ား ပိုမို ေပါင္းစည္းေဆာင္႐ြက္ရန္လိုအပ္ေၾကာင္း ႏွစ္ဖက္လုံးမွ အေလးထားေျပာၾကားခဲ့ပါသည္။ စြမ္းအင္ရွာေဖြမႈႏွင့္ ထုတ္လုပ္မႈက႑၌ အိႏၵိယႏိုင္ငံ၏ ပါဝင္ေဆာင္႐ြက္မႈကို ျမန္မာဘက္က ႀကိဳဆိုခဲ့ၿပီး ေရနံႏွင့္ သဘာ၀ဓာတ္ေငြ႕ထြက္ကုန္မ်ား၊ ေဈးကြက္အေျခခံအေဆာက္အအုံႏွင့္ LPG terminal မ်ား တည္ေဆာက္ျခင္းလုပ္ငန္းမ်ားအတြက္ တင္ဒါမ်ားေခၚယူရာ၌ အိႏၵိယကုမၸဏီမ်ားအား ပါဝင္ယွဥ္ၿပိဳင္ရန္ ဖိတ္ေခၚခဲ့ပါသည္။ အိႏၵိယႏိုင္ငံ၏ ထိပ္တန္းေရနံႏွင့္ ဓာတ္ေငြ႕ကုမၸဏီမ်ားသည္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ၌ ႐ုံးခန္းမ်ားဖြင့္လွစ္ရန္ ေဆာင္႐ြက္ေနေၾကာင္း အိႏၵိယဘက္က အသိေပးခဲ့ပါသည္။ နယ္စပ္ကုန္းလမ္းကို ျဖတ္ေက်ာ္၍ ဒီဇယ္ဆီတင္ပို႔ရန္ အိႏၵိယႏိုင္ငံ၏ Numaligarh ေရနံခ်က္စက္႐ုံႏွင့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ပါရမီစြမ္းအင္အုပ္စုတို႔အၾကား သေဘာတူညီခ်က္အေပၚ ခ်ီးက်ဴးခဲ့ၿပီး ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံေျမာက္ပိုင္းရွိ ျပည္သူမ်ားအတြက္ ပိုမိုေဈးသက္သာ၍ ယုံၾကည္စိတ္ခ်ရသည့္ ေလာင္စာဆီတင္သြင္းႏိုင္မည္ျဖစ္သျဖင့္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံတြင္ ေရနံထုတ္ကုန္မ်ား လက္လီေရာင္းခ်သည့္ ေဈးကြက္ႏွင့္ သိုေလွာင္မႈ၌ ပူးေပါင္းေဆာင္႐ြက္ေရးကို အားေပးခဲ့ၾကပါသည္။ အိႏၵိယမွ အဆင့္ျမင့္ ဒီဇယ္ ပထမသုတ္တင္ပို႔မႈသည္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံသို႔ ၂၀၁၇ ခုႏွစ္ စက္တင္ဘာလ ၄ ရက္ေန႔တြင္ ေရာက္ရွိခဲ့ပါသည္။

 

21. Both sides underlined the need for bringing about greater integration of power and energy supply networks between India and Myanmar. Myanmar welcomed India’s participation in its energy sector both in exploration and production and invited Indian companies to participate in tenders for petrochemicals and petroleum products, marketing infrastructure and setting up of LPG terminals. India informed that leading Indian oil and gas companies are in the process of opening their offices in Myanmar. The two sides applauded the agreement reached by Numaligarh Refinery […]

September 7th, 2017|

Youth parliament to tackle Myanmar energy sector issues at first-ever session

Students from various ethnic groups are set to tackle issues facing the country’s energy sector in the first ever convening of the Dagon University Youth Parliament (DUYP) later in the week.

The Dagon University Law Student’s Association (DULSA), which organised the event, said the Youth Parliament would be attended by 32 students from Kachin, Kayah, Karen, Chin, Burma, Mon, Rakhine and Shan.

The Youth Parliament, with the theme, “Promoting Myanmar Energy Sector”, is being held on July 24 and 25 at Dagon University’s E-Library.

“We also want students from the different majors to familiarize and understand the various ethnic groups existing in the country,” said Ko Myo Thet Paing, deputy executive director for Dagon University Law Students’ Association.

The Youth Parliament participants were divided into eight groups, each with four members. The four members in each group would choose among themselves the chief, economic, political and social representatives.

“Representatives for economic, political and social […]

July 26th, 2017|

‘Mini grids’ coming to light up rural Myanmar

YANGON — With the nationwide power supply network far from reaching small localities across Myanmar, projects to set up “mini grids” for villages are gaining traction.

The unplugged areas

Many parts of Myanmar are still not connected to power grids. One example is a village located an hour and half by car from Mandalay — the second-largest city in the country. Oxcarts ply the streets, and utility poles are seen sporadically.

But the poles just stand there without any power lines running between them. They were erected to provide electricity to the village, but when that will happen no one knows, says a staffer of a local nonprofit.

Only 32% of households in Myanmar use electricity from the grid as a main source of lighting, according to the 2014 census. The government pledges to supply power to all households by 2030, but most observers are deeply skeptical and consider the target impossible.

Syncing up with mobile […]

July 25th, 2017|

Belt and Road is not the only game in town

Belt and Road is not the only game in town for Myanmar. Without doubt, the scheme is important and relevant; nonetheless, it is just part of the opportunities Myanmar has access to. The government, businesses and other stakeholders should act decisively to seize the opportunities, within and beyond the Belt and Road. 

In the past, China has focused so much to become the world’s manufacturing centre. Now, the Chinese leadership has realised that there is a need to rebalance global demand and economic growth, as the country preside over a series of challenges, including over-capacity and rising costs.

As a result, the Chinese leadership sees the need for aggressive reform on the supply side, transforming their renminbi as a regional settlement currency, and securing access to energy and food.

Beijing believes that the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) will not only address those challenges, it will also open the door to new opportunities for China.

During the recent Belt and Road […]

July 3rd, 2017|

Asia’s 2017 Heroes Of Philanthropy

Each year since 2008, we’ve scoured the Asia-Pacific region for our list of top philanthropists. We look for men and women who made news with their altruism over the past year, and we also seek to spotlight people who have compiled a record of notable contributions over the years.
The members of this year’s honor roll pursued causes from launching a food bank in Singapore and training burn victims to be bakers in India to establishing a school for gifted children in Indonesia and training government officials in leadership and good governance in the Philippines. For the first time, philanthropists from Myanmar and Vietnam make the list.
The goal is to pick only true philanthropists–people who are giving their own money, not their company’s (unless they own most of the company), because we don’t consider donating shareholder funds as charity. And we also don’t list people who work in philanthropy solely […]

June 30th, 2017|

Myanmar expands electricity access through small grids

Investment in off-grid solutions is increasing in Myanmar, as the country seeks to boost connectivity and move towards providing universal access to electricity within 15 years.

In mid-May the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Irrigation announced it was accelerating its programme for off-grid power projects in rural areas. Under these plans, 10 villages will be linked to standalone power sources as part of a pilot programme to improve connectivity in remote regions.

By 2021 the ministry aims to link more than 35,000 households to mini-grid systems and install solar panel units at a further 460,000 homes.

Announcing the plan, the minister for agriculture, livestock and irrigation, U Aung Thu, said the scheme would require input from the private sector, state agencies and overseas support.

“Our target is to generate 30 MW from off-grid power sources, and we hope to supply about 500,000 households within the first five years,” he said. “Private sector participation […]

June 30th, 2017|