BUSINESS – Massive coal-fired plant for Mon State

A US$2.3 billion coal-fired power plant is set to be built in Mon State under a new deal between the Toyo-Thai Corporation and Burma’s Ministry of Electric Power. The 1,280-megawatt plant at Ye Township will supply electricity to Burma’s national grid, and will be powered by four million tonnes of coal to be imported annually, according to Myanmar Business Today. Construction of the project is expected to take from four to six years.