Power

08-01-2012
Updated January 08, 2011: An explosion targeted last week a gas pipeline near the city of Homs leading to the interruption of supplies to two power plants and adding to Syria’s electric supplies problems.
19-12-2011
Power cuts have markedly increased across Syria as demand surges on the back of the shortages in heating oil.
21-11-2011
Updated November 21: Syria has awarded a EUR 19 million contract to France’s Alstom to build ten power transformers across the country, according to Al-Thawra, a local daily.
14-11-2011
Demand for electricity rose 13 percent in the first 10 days of November compared to the same period of last year as a growing number of households are switching to electricity from gas oil for their heating, according to Imad Khamis, the Minister of Electricity.
25-10-2011
Demand for electricity in Syria is expected to increase to 147 billion kWh in 2030, according to Hisham Mashfej, the head of the country’s power utility.
20-10-2011
Syria had a positive electricity trade balance in the first nine months of this year, according to the Minister of Electricity.
17-10-2011
Syria’s power utility, PEEGT, has awarded a contract to Germany’s Siemens for the construction of a 350MW power plant north of Damascus; a deal the German firm says it was bound to conclude.
16-10-2011
Syria’ National Energy Center is issuing a tender for the turnkey engineering, procurement and construction of a wind power park on Lake Qattineh, as a previous deal with Gamesa of Spain apparently failed to materialize.
10-10-2011
PEEGT, the state power utility, has issued a tender for the design and construction of an outdoor substation in the Governorate of Hassakeh, in the northeast of the country.
03-10-2011
The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (PEEGT), a Syrian power utility, has extended the bidding calls for two power supply projects in the north and northeast regions of the country.
18-09-2011
Syria has established a new state entity in charge of power transmission, the Public Establishment for Electricity Transmission, or PEET, as the country increasingly seeks to diversify its sources of energy.
05-09-2011
Theft from the power network reached SYP 560 million or some USD 12 million in the first half of this year, according to the state utility in charge of power distribution.
03-08-2011
PEEGT, the state utility in charge of the production of electricity in Syria, has issued a tender for the EPC of 20 diesel generation sets with a total capacity of 30 to 40 MW.
18-07-2011
The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission is seeking a consultancy to oversee the design and execution of a steam power plant near Aleppo.
17-07-2011
Korea’s LS Industrial Systems has begun supplying ten substations across six locations in Syria on an EPC basis.

Events

Assessing the Price of Imported Goods
Damascus Chamber of Commerce
City View 2011 - Aleppo
Sheraton Hotel Aleppo