Power

17-01-2011
Gamesa of Spain is finalising negotiations with the Syrian Government to build the country’s first wind power park, according to the local media.
10-01-2011
Demand for electricity rose 4.2 percent last year, according to Hisham Mashfej, head of PEEGT, the state-owned power utility.
20-12-2010
The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) has extended its tender for the purchase of some 2 billion kWh of electricity through the Turkish network.
13-12-2010
Sixteen international companies have prequalified for the development of Syria’s first independent power producer, according to the Ministry of Electricity.
28-11-2010
IPA Energy & Water Economics has been selected to evaluate the pre-qualification bids for Syria’s first wind energy project, according to Hisham Mashfej, General Manager of the Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission.
22-11-2010
Wartsila will be operating and maintaining the 45MW power plant of Al-Badia Cement for three years, according to the Finnish company.
15-11-2010
The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) has issued a tender for the purchase of some 2 billion kWh of electricity through the Turkish network.
15-11-2010
The Syrian President has issued a new law allowing private investment in the generation and distribution of electricity.
14-11-2010
The full text in Arabic of Law 32/2010 providing the broad policy guidelines in the electricity sector.
07-11-2010
PEEGT has issued a tender for consultancy services to supervise works to expand capacity at the Nassirieh Power Plant.   PEEGT has issued a tender for consultancy services to supervise works to expand capacity at the Nassirieh Power Plant.
25-10-2010
A consortium of Metka and Ansaldo has won a EUR 678 million EPC contract to build a 724 MW Combined Cycle Plant near Deir-ez-Zor.
14-10-2010
PEEGT, Syria’s electricity utility, has issued a tender for the provision of consultancy services for the construction of a power plant in Deir-ez-Zor.
04-10-2010
Eighteen international companies have put forward bids to develop Syria’s first privately managed power plant, according to Hisham Mashfej, head of the state power utility.
13-09-2010
The International Bank for Trade and Finance (IBTF), a local commercial bank, has issued a EUR 64 million bridge loan to part-finance a turnkey power project.
13-09-2010
Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL) has issued a tender for the construction and infrastructure works on the site the Indian company will build two 200MW turbines.

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