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Wednesday 8th December at 3:00pm GMT (English) hosted by Dr Fuad Alhaj Omar

The effect of the Syrian crisis on electricity supply & life in NW Syria. (English)

This study analysed the current situation with regard to access to electricity in Northwest Syria. Using a household survey [N=136], a questionnaire with generator owners [N=8] and interviews with academics [N=2] in Idlib and Azaz regions of Syria, the research revealed that electricity generation has become nearly entirely dependent on the private sector and the average household expenditure on electricity has increased by 82 percent, limiting the availability of electricity mostly between 2 to 10 hours per day.