SYRIA

Syria’s Power Outage Put At 2.6GW

The Syrian Minister of Electricity 'Imad Khamis announced on 19 February that Syria had lost 2.6gw of its electricity generation capacity, or 35% of the total capacity, as a result of attacks on railways which carry fuel to power plants and sabotage of pipelines which supply fuel oil/diesel and gas to these plants across the country, during the ongoing political unrest in the country. He noted that the loss of power had risen from 1.5gw to...