Power

08-07-2013
Starting next September, electricity rates for businesses will increase in Syria as the government seeks to reduce the cost of its subsidies.
10-06-2013
The lack of fuel oil is the main reason for the decline in the production of electricity, according to state officials.
10-06-2013
Syria has signed contracts worth EUR 40 million for the import of electrical equipments from Iran.
22-04-2013
BHEL, the Indian engineering firm, has said that its sole project in Syria had come to a halt because of the deteriorating security conditions.
15-04-2013
The Syrian government has managed to procure spare parts and equipment from “friendly” countries to enhance its power sector, the Minister of Electricity has said.
18-03-2013
The Syrian government has extended the deadline to bid for two new power plants as fears over the conflict and international sanctions keep foreign bidders away.
11-02-2013
The state entity in charge of the country’s electricity distribution network said that it accumulated losses of at least SYP 15 billion since the beginning of the uprising in the country two years ago.
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.

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