Aksa Electric, a Turkish trader of electricity, said that it had begun the sale of electricity to Syria.
Works on the 724MW Deir-ez-Zor CCP plant will start in August, the Minister of Electricity said.
Gamesa of Spain has postponed indefinitely negotiations with the Syrian Government over the development of the country’s first wind-power plant, according to Bloomberg.
The Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation and Transmission has issued a tender for the design and construction of an outdoor substation in Lattakia.
PEEGT is seeking an international consultancy to produce the tender documents for the EPC of four power plants.
The Public Establishment for Electricity generation and Transmission has issued a tender for the construction of a substation in the Hassakeh Governorate.
Sunset Solar, a German company, has won a contract to build a 1MW photovoltaic plant in Deir Ali, the first such plant in Syria.
Demand for electricity in Syria rose 6.1 percent in 2010 according to PEEGT, a government-owned power utility.
The Qatar Electricity & Water Company has announced that it is scrapping plans to build two power plants in Syria worth a combined USD1 billion.
The Saudi Fund for Development will provide USD 100 million to part-finance the construction of 750MW Combined Cycle Plant in Deir-ez-Zor, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Nine international companies and consortiums have pre-qualified to bid for the development of one or two IPP Wind Park Projects in Syria, according to PEEGT, the state power utility.
Inter RAO, a Russian power utility, said it intended to establish a subsidiary in Syria to operate in the power supply business.
PEDEEE, the state-owned electricity utility, has issued a tender for the EPC of eight 66/20 K.V substations to be financed by the European Investment Bank.
Syria is inviting consultancies to bid for the supervision of works on the 50MW wind farm to be built by Gamesa near Homs.
PEEGT is inviting consultancies to bid for the supervision of works at the Tishreen Power Plant, which involve a turnkey contract to add 400MW in capacity.