Kharafi Cham, a Syrian-Kuwaiti firm, will build Syria’s first private power plant following an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity.
India’ Bharat Heavy Electricals has announced that it had been awarded the USD 466 million contract to build the 400 MW extension of the Tishreen power plant.
The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation and Transmission (PEEGT) is embarking on a large development programme, which will see over 4,500 MW of generating capacity added in the coming three years.
Cham holding has entered into a joint-venture with three Kuwaiti firms to tender for large utilities and other infrastructure contracts in Syria.
Syria renewed on December 27 an electricity supply agreement between them, whereby Syria will supply its neighbor with a daily output of between 60 and 200 MW.
The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development has extended a loan of USD 100 million to part finance the construction of a 750 MW combined cycle power plant being built in Deir Ali, south of Damascus.
Syria will add 3 500 MW in generating capacity before the end of 2010, according to Ahmad Al-Ali, the Minister of Electricity.
The Ministry of Electricity has adopted a new pricing policy for the consumption of electricity that entered into effect at the beginning of this month.
Azarab Energy Industries Development of Iran has put the second 165 MW unit of Banias Power Plant into operation.
Syria continues to suffer from power shortages around a month after the electricity crisis began.
Siemens and Koch will commission the project to extend capacity at Zeyzoun power plant early September, according to Nasr Al-Saleh, head of the plant.
Azarab Energy Industries Development of Iran has put into operation the first of the two units at Banias power plant, nearly a year after the company had announced the completion of works
Demand for electricity grew well above forecasts last year, according to Ahmad al-Ali, Minister of Electricity
The Investment Bureau has awarded a license to Azarab Energy of Iran to build a 440 megawatts natural gas-run power plant in Hassakeh, in the northeast of Syria
The Ministry of Electricity has organised a ceremony to mark the end of a EUR 11 million programme to modernize the electricity sector