13 June 2019
Ministry of Electricity and Energy on Thursday held a press conference on undertakings for electrification. Officials explained about 66kV Myawaddy-Myawaddy Line and 66kV Myawaddy Sub Power Plant, electricity distribution across the country, oil and gas extraction and many other electrification processes.
Regarding electricity supply and power outage in Yangon, an official stressed that there’re diesel power plants for emergency condition.
The diesel power plants in Thaketa Township are currently producing 33 megawatts for about 16 hours a day as some machines are receiving maintenance. Such a condition has been in place since March this year, the official added.
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