Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 34

25-Aug-2008

syria

Syria Awards Germanys Alternergie 50Mn Contract For Solar Power Plant

The Syrian Ministry of Electricity has awarded Alternergie, a German firm specializing in renewable energy, a 50mn contract to build the first solar electricity plant in the country. The plant, which will be built at an industrial city near Homs, will initially produce 10mw on an experimental basis, but capacity is to rise in the future to around 1gw. The new facility...