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After failing to get any financial support from Russia or Iran, Syria’s ministry of electricity has issued tenders to build and repair power turbines in Aleppo hoping that bidding companies accept cumbersome payment terms.


Syria’s power generation utility has issued a tender for the construction of a new power plant in Deir-ez-Zor although its requirement that bidders offer favourable payment terms reduces considerably potential interest in the project.


Iran and Syria signed last week an agreement to build a new power plant in Lattakia, although it is unlikely financing for the project has been secured.


Syria’s power generation utility is calling on foreign engineering companies to bid for the construction of two steam turbines in the Aleppo Power Plant, despite initially allocating the contract to Iranian companies.


A new attack on the Mhardeh power station last week stopped production at the plant and highlighted the unstable situation in the northwestern part of the country.


While Syria’s electricity production increased last year, it remained well below its pre-2011 levels.


Syria’s power generation utility wants to raise some USD 147 million to fund several renewable electricity generation projects.


Syria has issued a tender to improve the efficiency of three of its power plants and reduce their consumption of fuel oil.


A Syrian state electricity utility has awarded a contract to a local company to build a 1MW photovoltaic plant, the first in the country.


Syria’s electricity production fell 12 percent in 2015, the fourth year in a row it declines.


Airstrikes on oil and gas fields in eastern Syria by the U.S.-led coalition appear to have already led to a rise in power cuts in Damascus and other Syrian cities.


Syria’s power generation utility can procure only a third of the fuel need to feed its power plant from local sources, a spokesperson said.


Syria has issued the second tender within a week for the construction of a wind power park as funding constraints give a comparative advantage to Iranian companies.


The state electricity utility has issued a tender for the construction of a wind power park


Syria’s power utility has issued a tender for the supply of ten mobile gas-powered generation units.


Syria is extending yet again the deadlines for tenders to build power plants.


The Syrian power generation utility is extending the deadlines for several tenders as it fails to attract interest from foreign contractors.


Syria has extended for the second time the closing date for a tender to build a 500 MW power plant in Al-Zara, near Homs.


The Syrian Government has issued a tender for the construction of a 350 MW power plant in the coastal area.


The government has appointed a new director general for the two main power utilities in the country, PEEG and PEDEEE.


Syria’s state-owned power utility has extended the closing date of two tenders for the construction of a total of 1,000MW in new power generation capacity.


The Public Establishment for Electricity Generation has issued a tender for the extension of the Zara steam power plant.


The Ministry of Electricity has announced that starting next week it will reduce blackouts in most parts of the country from an average of 12 hours a day currently to 6 hours, as temperatures rise again and the supply lines to power plants return to normal.


Syria’s power utility, PEEGT, has awarded a contract to Germany’s Siemens for the construction of a 350MW power plant north of Damascus; a deal the German firm says it was bound to conclude.