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Plagued by Cuts, Lebanon Survives on Floating Power Plants

Lebanon has for decades struggled with daily power cuts that leave residents sweating through their shirts summer after sticky summer.   The bankrupt national power company, unable to build new power plants, has been buying electricity from Turkish barges docked off-shore. Last week, Lebanon received its third floating power station - the 235-megawatt Esra Sultan, built and operated by the privately owned Turkish Karadeniz Energy Group. Lebanese Energy and Water Minister Cesar Abi...

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