Kunlone Hydropower Project on Thanlwin River to Begin in 2013

The Kunlone hydropower project, a joint venture between the Myanmar government and Chinese Hanergy Holding Company will begin this year. The project will generate 1400 megawatt of electricity.

U Sai Htun Yin, the Minister of Electric Power from Shan state said, “We are negotiating with the Chinese company for signing a Joint Venture Agreement. The project will not only support Shan state but also the whole country. The electricity generated will be distributed to the rest of Myanmar through a super electrical grid.”