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Lebanon to privatize Electricitי du Liban

will witness the permanent privatization of EDL’s administration and the partial sell-off of ownership. ... of Electricitי du Liban (EDL)through a three-phase process. The Cabinet endorsed the privatization of Electricitי du Liban (EDL)through a three-phase process.     The first phase will see ...

15/08/2010 - 15:16 - comment 0

Nationwide blackouts to hit Lebanon, says EDL

of the state-run company’s headquarters in Beirut. In an unprecedented move, EDL contract workers blocked off the company’s offices in Mar Mikhail and called for closing other EDL headquarters across Lebanon. They vowed ... to a statement from the EDL board of directors, the company was “forcibly shut down because of the takeover ...

31/07/2012 - 11:10 - comment 0

EDL casts no shadow: Lebanon's electrical chaos ensues despite assurances

and National Social Security laws,” he said. Most full-time EDL staff and the administration returned ... A row over employment contracts being offered to EDL ... that ended a 95-day strike last week. According to Jad al-Romoh, a member of the EDL part-time workers ...

07/08/2012 - 12:18 - comment 0

Lebanese Cabinet Seeks Expulsion of Electricite du Liban’s Directors

of safeguarding the state’s interests and the rights of EDL employees. He said the government had reviewed reports ... politicians.   “It has become evident that there was certain administrative ill-functioning, for which ... quoted the premier as saying.   Government sources said a number of ministers requested that EDL’s ...

18/05/2010 - 18:15 - comment 0

Strike by electricity workers in Lebanon compounds weather problems

Star that the ministry had not received an official complaint from the EDL administration or the Energy ... the company’s administration about their intentions if their demands were not met. Meanwhile, EDL part-time ... damage to high voltage cables and electricity plants. The EDL employees union warned the company ...

09/01/2013 - 12:42 - comment 0

Who will save Lebanon’s electricity sector?

Du Liban (EDL), has been a cause of concern for many Lebanese citizens due to its poor service ... (EDL), has been a cause of concern for many Lebanese citizens due to its poor service and financial losses. EDL constitutes a major state problem as well, and one which has made a significant contribution ...

15/08/2010 - 09:12 - comment 0

Electricity workers see the 'light': Lebanese demonstrations go on

and the EDL administration supported by Bassil has exacerbated electricity problems across the country. ... would begin this week. However, a protest Monday by workers was set to go ahead as planned as EDL moved ... at EDL would come to an end. Shoueib, who had harsh words for EDL and Energy Minister Gebran Bassil ...

30/07/2012 - 18:16 - comment 0

Levant storm and Liban strike: Lebanon sinking into darknes

across Lebanon , including administrative Beirut,” the state-run electricity company EDL said. “A ... it added. The accumulation of failures, EDL added, would likely slow down after the end of the strike, ... control,” the statement said, calling on workers to return to work. EDL employees launched a three-day ...

10/01/2013 - 09:23 - comment 0

Power to the Lebanese people: Strikers test the water

The ministry is also mistreating 2,500 contract workers at Électricité du Liban (EDL) (Electricity of Lebanon). ... minister who has thought about adjusting their situation. Committee of EDL contract workers came ... service department exams. The exams put these contract workers, who have worked at EDL for 20 years ...

30/05/2012 - 12:44 - comment 0

Lebanese economic growth forecast revised downwards

requirements such as implementing appropriate tax policy and tax administration reforms, while shifting ... sector. Indeed, transfers to the electricity sector through EDL accounted for 19 percent of GDP. EDL’s ...

27/02/2013 - 06:50 - comment 0