Power

27-07-2009
The Syrian Cabinet has approved the award of a USD 466 million EPC contract for two new gas turbines at the Tishreen Power Station by Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.
13-07-2009
Gross electricity generation in Syria rose by 6 percent last year, according to the Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission.
29-06-2009
Metka has announced that it had formally signed on June 25 the contract for the construction of a 700 MW combined cycle power plant in Deir Ali, south of Damascus.
24-05-2009
Syria and the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) signed on May 23 an agreement for a EUR 100 million loan by IDB to finance a power plant in Deir Ali south of Damascus.
12-04-2009
The Islamic Development bank has agreed to provide Syria with a concessionary loan of USD 133 million to part finance the construction of a power plant in Deir Ali.
19-01-2009
The European Investment Bank is providing a loan of EUR 275 million to finance the extension of a power station at Deir Ali, south of Damascus.
21-12-2008
Mapna, or Iran Power Plant Projects Management Co., has begun construction works on a combined cycle plant at Tishreen Power Station.
08-09-2008
Metka SA, Greece’s largest power engineering firm, has announced that it had won, in a joint bid with Ansaldo, a EUR 650 million contract to build a combined cycle power plant in Deir Ali, south of Damascus.
18-08-2008
Alternergie, a German firm active in renewable energies, has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Electricity to build the country's first solar electricity plant at a cost of EUR 50 million.
03-08-2008
Demand for electricity in Syria reached 20.1 billion kilowatt hours in the first half of 2008, an increase of 5 percent from the same period of 2007. In the first half of 2007, demand stood at 19 billion kWh.
21-07-2008
Kharafi Cham, a Syrian-Kuwaiti firm, will build Syria’s first private power plant following an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity.
30-06-2008
India’ Bharat Heavy Electricals has announced that it had been awarded the USD 466 million contract to build the 400 MW extension of the Tishreen power plant.
07-04-2008
The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) is embarking on a large development programme, which will see over 4,500 MW of generating capacity added in the coming three years.
18-02-2008
Cham holding has entered into a joint-venture with three Kuwaiti firms to tender for large utilities and other infrastructure contracts in Syria.
30-12-2007
Syria renewed on December 27 an electricity supply agreement between them, whereby Syria will supply its neighbor with a daily output of between 60 and 200 MW.