Tag Archives | Electricity

New Gas-Fired Power Plant for Zliten

By John Lee. The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has reportedly announced plans to build a new gas-fired power plant in Zliten. According to Construction Review Online, the $134-million project will be completed within the next five months, and include the installation of four 41-MW turbines. More here. (Source: Construction Review Online)

EWG plan to Address Libyan Electricity Crisis

Libya: Economic Working Group discusses plan to address electricity crisis with Libyan electricity company leadership Acting UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General Stephanie Williams and the Ambassador-designate of the European Union to Libya, José Sabadell, as the rotating chair of the Economic Working Group (EWG) established by the Berlin Process, convened a meeting last week […]

UN engages with Libya's Electric Company

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Intel: UN engages with Libya's electric company amid blackouts, popular unrest As part of the Economic Working Group for Libya, representatives of some 10 countries, the European Union, the African Union, the Arab League and the […]

Tripoli seeks Floating Power Station from Turkey

By John Lee. Turkish power company Karadeniz Holding is reported to be in talks with the Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) to sell electricity. A spokesperson for the company told Bloomberg that Libya has daily power outages of eight to 10 hours, and that the company is ready to send ships with 1,000 […]

UN Condemns Disruption of Water and Electricity Supply

Statement by Yacoub El Hillo (pictured), Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, on the disruption of water and electricity supply More than two million people, including 600,000 children, who live in Tripoli and surrounding towns and cities, are suffering from water cuts for almost a week now. The water supply, part of the Great Man-Made River, was […]

Closure of Gas Pipeline to Power Stations

NOC confirms illegal closure of pipeline providing gas to the power stations and strategic factories in Western Libya The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed the illegal closure on Thursday April 9, 2020, of a gas pipeline which provides approximately 200 million cubic feet of gas daily to cement factories and to el-Khoms and Misurata […]