Power

03-08-2006
The Ministry of Electricity will continue to import significant volumes of fuel to feed the country’s power stations, according Ahmad al-Ali, Minister of Electricity.
06-07-2006
The Public Establishment of Electricity Generation and Transmission has signed a letter of intent with an Iranian company, Azarab Energy Industries Development, for the building of a 450-MW combined cycle power plant in Syria on a Build-O...
03-06-2006
Launch of the MED-ENEC Pilot Projects Competition.
18-05-2006
A German company is expected to be the first private sector operator in the Syrian electricity field after four decades of state monopoly.
18-03-2006
Iberinco, a subsidiary of Spain’s Iberdrola has won the EUR 430 million contract to build a 760-MW combined cycle power plant in Deir-ez-Zor.
05-03-2006
Syria witnessed a 9 percent growth in electricity demand last year, according to sources at the Ministry of Electricity. Demand rose from 31.9 billion KWH in 2004 to 34.8 KWH in 2005.
17-02-2006
The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) is providing Syria a loan of USD 100 million to part-finance the building of a 750-MW combined cycle power plant in the eastern city of Deir-ez-Zor.
01-12-2005
The Facility for Euro-Mediterranean Investment and Partnership (FEMIP) is granting a EUR 200 million loan for the construction of the Deir-ez-Zor Power Plant in Syria.
15-09-2005
Under a deal struck between Lebanon’s first Hezbollah minister and his Syrian ministerial counterpart, Syria has said it will resume supplying Lebanon with electricity at prices around half what it cost Electricite du LIban (EDL) to produce its o...
15-09-2005
Syrian energy demand will reach 49 billion kilowatt per hour in 2010 the Ministry of Electricity announced.
02-04-2005
An EU-funded project was launched in Syria at the end of March to develop environmental energy programmes, solar energy programmes and to train higher education students about renewable energy.
02-04-2005
The Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) has received bids for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the 750-MW combined cycle plant at Deir-ez-Zor, according to Middle east Engineering.
09-02-2005
The Kuwaiti-based Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development has provided a USD 100m loan to Syria to part finance the construction of a 750 MW power plant in Deir Ali about 36 kilometres south of Damascus.
01-12-2004
The Public Establishment of Electricity for Generation & Transmission (PEEGT) has announced a plan to build a new USD 400 million, 750-MW combined cycle power plant at Qattineh, according to Middle East Engineering.
01-11-2004
The European Investment Bank is providing Syria with a EUR 200 million loan to part-finance the building of a 750-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle power plant in Deir-Ali, south of Damascus.

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