Power

04-07-2017
A new attack on the Mhardeh power plant north of Hama has put it out of service and highlighted the very fragile security situation in various parts of the country.
13-06-2017
A Syrian state electricity utility has awarded a contract to a local company to build a 1MW photovoltaic plant, the first in the country.
23-05-2017
The Syrian government is reportedly offering to export electricity to Lebanon despite significant supply shortages in the country.
02-05-2017
A power turbine in the Mhardeh Power Plant began operations again today several months after an attack stopped all operations at the plant.
28-03-2017
A Chinese company has made an offer to build a power station in Lattakia although the issue of financing remains unresolved.
21-03-2017
The opposition’s main investment fund is multiplying the announcements of its recent achievements, a reflection of its need to show its continued relevance, after the shrinking of the territory under the control of rebel forces.
14-03-2017
Syria’s main opposition development fund has announced the disbursement of new amounts to improve electricity distribution in southern Syria.
14-02-2017
A Greek-Italian engineering consortium is just weeks away from completing a large power plant south of Damascus, almost seven years after it began works.
24-01-2017
One of Syria’s public electricity utilities has issued a tender for the construction of two power substations in the Adra area.
17-01-2017
In a bid to raise revenues and reduce subsidies, the Syrian government has increased again electricity prices, a year after a similar decision.
15-11-2016
According to the Syrian government, the cost of paying at market price the fuel oil and natural gas needed to feed its power plants would stand at 575 billion pounds next year, the equivalent of a fifth of its budget.
27-09-2016
The Syrian government is discussing with a Chinese engineering contractor the supply of new turbines to restart production at the Aleppo Thermal Plant.
13-09-2016
The Syrian Government has awarded a EUR 13 million electricity contract to a Chinese consortium, a rare instance of an investment project taking place in the country.
30-08-2016
The head of a state power utility has provided an update on the current situation of the electricity sector.
26-07-2016
The large Zara power plant is out of service after it was bombed earlier today.