29 Aug '14, 4am

[via Google] Two 150MW plants to be built in Burma - PV-Tech: Two 150MW plants to be built in BurmaPV-TechA de...

The two plants are expected to create 400 construction jobs during their development. Image: Creative Commons/Chandra Marsono. A deal struck between the US-based ACO Investment Group and the Burma Ministry of Electric Power will help kickstart the development of the first-ever PV energy project in Burma’s Mandalay region. In total, two 150MW PV plants will be constructed in the region and are expected to create 400 construction jobs during their development and around 100 permanent jobs once both are operational. Michael Froman, United States Trade Representative, said: “Efforts like these support the ambitious definition of development that is at the heart of President Obama’s trade agenda. By promoting trade and investment, we are unlocking even more opportunities for workers and businesses in both countries that promote not only higher incomes at home and around the wor...

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