15 Jun 2023 13:19

Rosatom to build 372 MW of wind power capacity in Myanmar

MOSCOW. June 15 (Interfax) - Rosatom Group plans to build wind farms in Myanmar with capacity of 172 MW and 200 MW, the Russian state corporation reported after the signing of a memorandum on the start of pre-investment feasibility studies between its wind power subsidiary Novawind, Myanmar's Energy Ministry and Primus Advanced Technologies Ltd.

The memorandum is aimed at organizing cooperation for the construction of wind farms near Magway, in central Myanmar, with combined capacity of 172 MW, including wind measurement and preparation of design documentation. This includes 116 MW in Minhla district and 56 MW in Mindon district.

The agreement also calls for cooperation on the construction of a 200-MW wind farm in the villages of Kyaukpadaung and Nyaung-U in the Mandalay region in central Myanmar, Rosatom said.