Thirty-one hydro projects up for grabs in Myanmar

A view shows Ban Sob Moei, a Thai village located at the confluence of Moei and Salween rivers, which is threatened by the planned Hatgyi dam in Myanmar. Ban Sob Moei is located 47 kilometres upstream from the dam. (Thin Lei Win/Reuters via MBT)

The Ministry of Electric Power announced that it will implement eight hydro power projects from a planned total of 39 and distribute the rest to local and foreign companies through joint venture or build-operate-transfer (BOT) basis.

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