Tag Archives | Wind Energy

Eni to help Develop Renewable Energy in Libya

Fayez al-Sarraj, Head of the Presidential Council of the Libyan Government of National Accord (GNA), met in Tripoli with Eni’s CEO Claudio Descalzi (pictured) to discuss the general situation of Libya, with a particular focus on the security issues and Eni's activities in the country. The meeting was also attended by the Chairman of the […]

First Blades Arrive for Emsalata Wind Farm

By John Lee. Libya Herald has reported that the first giant blades for the 27-MW wind farm at Emsalata have been unloaded at Khoms, and have been transported to construction site near the town. The wind farm will eventually have 16 turbines on 71-metre-high towers. Each turbine will consist of three 40-metre-long blades, each weighing […]

Medelec Conference in Tripoli

The General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL) -- the country's power generating and distributing organization -- has hosted Medelec’s 21st Annual Conference in Tripoli. Medelec, the Mediterranean Electricity Network, is the organization that links the power grid systems of the Mediterranean countries. The conference was held under the banner “Wind Energy Integration in a Power System: […]

Libya Could Produce More Solar Energy than Oil

Research by UK's Nottingham Trent University shows that Libya could generate approximately five times the amount of energy from solar power than it currently produces in crude oil. The country has an average daily solar radiation rate of about 7.1 kilowatt hours per square metre per day (kWh/m²/day) on a flat plane on the coast […]