Power

21-07-2008
Kharafi Cham, a Syrian-Kuwaiti firm, will build Syria’s first private power plant following an agreement with the Ministry of Electricity.
30-06-2008
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.
07-04-2008
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.
18-02-2008
Cham holding has entered into a joint-venture with three Kuwaiti firms to tender for large utilities and other infrastructure contracts in Syria.
30-12-2007
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.
17-12-2007
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.
08-10-2007
Syria will add 3 500 MW in generating capacity before the end of 2010, according to Ahmad Al-Ali, the Minister of Electricity.
03-09-2007
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.
06-08-2007
Azarab Energy Industries Development of Iran has put the second 165 MW unit of Banias Power Plant into operation.
16-07-2007
Syria continues to suffer from power shortages around a month after the electricity crisis began.
04-06-2007
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.
07-05-2007
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
29-01-2007
Demand for electricity grew well above forecasts last year, according to Ahmad al-Ali, Minister of Electricity
15-01-2007
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
26-12-2006
The Ministry of Electricity has organised a ceremony to mark the end of a EUR 11 million programme to modernize the electricity sector