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The Nation
November 4, 2014
Khine Kyaw
Myanmar Eleven November 3, 2014 1:00 am

Authorities seek to boost electricity capacity by seven-fold within 15 years, while locals fret over environmental impacts
Myanmar has mapped a 15-year power development plan to meet increasing demand, setting its sights on boosting capacity from 4,581 megawatts to over 29,000MW in 2031.

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October 16, Yunnan Government
 
According to a report by Myanmar’s Golden Phoenix, when answering questions by MPs at the lower house, the vice power minister of Myanmar said that the government had approved  cooperation between China’s Three Gorges Company and Myanmar IGE Company to build a dam on the upper stream of the Salween River, the second largest river in Myanmar. The planned power generation will be 7000 MW. Upon completion, it will be the largest hydropower project in Southeast Asia.

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Karen News
October 24, 2014 

General Ner Dah Bo Mya, the head of the Karen National Defence Organisation told Karen News that armed conflict this month in Burma is linked to plans to build hydropower dams on the Salween River. In an exclusive interview General Ner Dah explains to Karen News why he has placed his troops are on high alert.

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