Earlier this month, Iraq accused Syria of obstructing the Euphrates River flow into Iraqi territory, leading to a water diplomacy clash between Baghdad, Damascus and the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria.
The Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria region is facing widespread electricity, fuel and water shortages after Turkey’s recent airstrike campaign severely damaged 26 critical infrastructure sites, according to the North East Syria NGO Forum.
Two Israeli companies have confirmed the launch of new wind power capacity in the Golan Heights in the coming months. Soon, the Heights will host a combined capacity of more than 400 MW of wind-generated electricity production. Meanwhile, Syrian residents protest as the Heights' natural resources, namely water, wind, and, potentially petroleum, have been a primary target for investment at their expense.
The Syrian government is preparing to put three power turbines into operation, although acute shortages of natural gas and fuel will continue to limit the potential for increased electricity production.
A group of 18 companies and businessmen have recently established a renewable energy company in Homs. The company’s partners, including controversial figures such as Samer Foz, have tried to establish the company since as early as October 2021, but faced some legal troubles.
President Bashar Al-Assad and his family made their first visit to the Aleppo governorate since the beginning of the 2011 conflict. They met with several economic, social, and religious figures, participated in social engagements, and visited various infrastructural projects, including the Aleppo Thermal Power Plant, which Iran's MAPNA Group recently rehabilitated.