A power outage plunged Damascus and southern Syria into darkness today, Syria’s state news agency said, while anti-regime activists reported a string of tit-for-tat, sectarian kidnappings in the country’s north. The news agency, SANA, quoted Electricity Minister Imad Khamis as saying that the failure
March 14 MP MP Atef Majdalani a key member of the Future bloc blasted energy minister Gebran Bassil accusing him of leaving Lebanon in the dark rather than pursuing the late former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri’s plan to provide 24 hours of electricity to all regions of Lebanon.
The Lebanese minister of energy Gebran Bassil was accused by MP Ghazi Youssef of suspending the construction project of a power plant in Deir Amar which was won by the Spanish company Abener-Butec because the Aounist company that bid for the project and his partner lost. Youssef said: “Two companies related to the Aounists bid […]
Lebanese opposition MP Mohammad Qabbani criticized Energy Minister Gebran Bassil for seeking to obtain an authorization from the cabinet to negotiate with international companies seeking to invest in Lebanon’s energy sector, saying the minister was violating laws.
Energy Minister said that Finance minister Mohammad Safadi has signed the letter of credit for the down payment for the power-generating ships, LBC reported on Monday. This comes after Prime Minister Najib Mikati told As-Safir in remarks published last Wednesday that the power-generating ships
It appears that Electric power blackouts to continue for a long while in Lebanon according to a report by As-Safir newspaper. Prime Minister Najib Mikati told As-Safir in remarks published on Wednesday that the power-generating ships that the cabinet agreed to rent had yet to head to Lebanon pending the 22 percent down payment of […]
Électricité Du Liban (EDL) announced on Saturday that the electric power generators in Deir Ammar stopped working after a malfunction occurred in Deir Nabouh central station.
Beirut – An Egyptian national was killed and several others were injured following the explosion of an electric power generator set at al-Sabtieh intersection in Beirut. Civil defense teams rushed to the scene of the incident
Power blackout was reported at Beirut’s Rafik Hariri International Airport leading to an interruption in the cooling system, National News Agency reported on Friday. Officials at the only Lebanese international airport said they were making the necessary contacts with the Electricité du Liban (EDL) company to restore
General Workers Union chief Ghassan Ghosn said on Friday that the part-time employees at the Electricité du Liban (EDL) company decided to suspend their sit-in at the company’s headquarters in Beirut. “It was agreed to pay the workers their overdue salaries and approve their right to pensions,” Ghosn said following his meeting with the workers.