Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 47

19-November-2007

Lebanon

Lebanon Signs MOUs To Build Private Power Plants

Acting Minister of Energy and Water Muhammad al-Safadi on 9 November signed two memorandums of understanding (MOUs) for the construction of privately-owned electricity generation plants in Lebanon. The first MOU covers the building of a 50mw plant using fuel oil by the privately-owned Zahle Electricity Company, while the second covers the construction of a wind-powered plant in the...