Power

03-05-2010
Marafeq has signed an agreement with Danish engineering firm Vestas to develop jointly a wind farm with a generation capacity of up to 100 MW.
26-04-2010
The Syrian Qatari Holding has announced the signature of the principles of agreement with the Qatar Electricity & Water Company, a Qatari utility, to build two power plants in Syria.
12-04-2010
TurboCare SpA will put into operation the first of the two gas turbines it is installing in the Banias Power Plant within the next sixty days, according to the company.
12-04-2010
Mott MacDonald, a UK-based consultancy, has been appointed to advise on Syria's first independent power project.
08-03-2010
Demand for electricity in Syria increased by 5.9 percent in 2009, according to the Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission.
22-02-2010
Syrian-Qatari Holding, Syria's largest holding company with a declared capital of USD 5 billion, has called on companies to start submitting requests for pre-qualifications as potential strategic partners, technical consultants, and legal advisors fo...
04-01-2010
Syria and Lebanon renewed on December 29 an electricity supply agreement for an additional year.
07-12-2009
Syria’s Ministry of Electricity has awarded two new EPC projects that will add 1,050 MW in power capacity.
02-11-2009
TERNA Group of Greece will compete with Cham Holding for the country's first Independent Power Plant project in Nassirieh, according to Qussay Kayyali, Minister of Electricity.
14-09-2009
The Board of Directors of Cham Holding, one of Syria’s largest holding firms, met last week with Prime Minister Naji Otri to provide an update on the projects developed by the company.
24-08-2009
Syria has been facing severe power cuts since mid-July as output is failing to cope with growing demand, raising an outcry from the public.
27-07-2009
Syria will start drawing 250 megawatts hour of electricity from Turkey starting at the beginning of August.
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.

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