Power

20-07-2015
Syria’s electricity production is largely at a standstill following an attack on the country’s main gas pipeline, leading to long hours of power cuts in Damascus and other parts of the country.
29-06-2015
Iran is building two power plants and repairing a third in Syria, the Deputy Energy Minister has said.
22-06-2015
Syria has reportedly signed several new contracts to purchase electrical equipment from Iran.
08-06-2015
A delegation from China’s SinoHydro visited Damascus this week to discuss the potential development of power projects in Syria.
18-05-2015
Syria’s production of electricity last year declined 55 percent compared to its record level of 2011.
04-05-2015
Syria has issued the second tender within a week for the construction of a wind power park as funding constraints give a comparative advantage to Iranian companies.
20-04-2015
The state electricity utility has issued a tender for the construction of a wind power park
06-04-2015
A German company has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Syrian Government to build a power plant in the country.
22-12-2014
Syria’s production of electricity is less than 25 percent of its level prior to the beginning of the uprising, according to the Minister of Electricity.
24-11-2014
ISIS, the radical takfiri group, issued in the last week three tenders for the supply of electrical works across the areas under its control in eastern Syria.
13-10-2014
Saccal Holding, a Lebanese manufacturer and distributor of generating sets, recently opened a warehouse in Syria to distribute its products as power cuts continue to impact businesses and households alike.
22-09-2014
A Russian company is bidding for the construction of a new 600 MW power plant in Syria, according to the local media.
30-06-2014
A new attack on a power plant in Syria has raised outages in various parts of the country.
23-06-2014
Two turbines at a large power plant north of Damascus stopped functioning last week following a mortar attack leading to a severe increase in power outages in the Syrian capital.
16-06-2014
The Ministry of Electricity has raised its estimate of the damage to the country’s electricity infrastructure.