MHPS Receives Order for 2 Sets of H-25 Gas Turbine and Generator To Support Power Infrastructure in Thilawa SEZ in Myanmar
Yokohama, March 6, 2015 -- Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) has received an order for two sets of the H-25 gas turbine and a generator for two islands of thermal power generation facilities, with a combined output of 50 megawatts (MW), being newly established by Myanmar Electric Power Enterprise (MEPE), a state-owned power provider in Myanmar (Burma). The equipment on order will serve as the core components of power infrastructure to support the Thilawa Special Economic Zone (SEZ) under development near Yangon, Myanmar's largest city. Delivery will be made to Sumitomo Corporation, which is responsible for EPC (engineering, procurement and construction) on the project. Operation is scheduled to commence in March 2016 for the first unit and July 2016 for the second unit. MHPS will be in charge of the manufacture and supply of the gas turbines and generators, and will also dispatch engineers to the site to provide necessary instruction.