Power

08-02-2013
Syria has extended for the second time the closing date for a tender to build a 500 MW power plant in Al-Zara, near Homs.
14-01-2013
The Syrian Minister of Electricity has said that 3,000 MW of power generation capacity is unused because of the damages inflicted on the country’s power grid.
26-11-2012
The reported capture of the Tishreen hydroelectric dam by Syrian rebels is likely to strain further supplies of electricity across the country.
07-11-2012
The Syrian Government has issued a tender for the construction of a 350 MW power plant in the coastal area.
05-11-2012
The Turkish minister of energy said last week that the Syrian government is seeking again to purchase electricity from his country.
22-10-2012
Syria has suspended imports of electricity from Turkey and Arab countries and switched instead to Iran, according to press reports.
01-10-2012
The government has appointed a new director general for the two main power utilities in the country, PEEG and PEDEEE.
04-09-2012
Syria’s state-owned power utility has extended the closing date of two tenders for the construction of a total of 1,000MW in new power generation capacity.
03-09-2012
Syria is planning to issue tenders for some 1,500 MW of new generating capacity in the coming months, the Minister of Electricity said.
09-07-2012
The Ministry of Electricity is raising the daily number of hours of power cuts across Syria as rising temperatures lead to an increase in demand for electricity.
14-05-2012
The Ministry of Electricity has raised electricity prices for industrial and commercial concerns in a bid to reduce the government’s subsidies bill, leading to an outcry and threats of “protests.”
14-05-2012
An Iranian company has won a contract to rehabilitate two hydroelectric plants located on the Euphrates River in the northeast of the country.
14-05-2012
The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation has issued a tender for the extension of the Zara steam power plant.
10-04-2012
Power cuts have declined in Damascus and across various parts of Syria in recent days as higher temperatures have decreased demand.
12-03-2012
MAPNA, an Iranian engineering company, has won a contract to build a 470 MW CCP plant in Suweida, south of Syria, according to the Iranian news agency, IRNA.

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