Tripoli, 3 January:
The Ministry of Electricity is constructing a solar panel plant in southern Libya to generate power using the sun’s . . .[restrict]rays, undersecretary for the ministry Dr Mohamed Ali revealed.
Ali told Libyan news agency LANA that it would be an excellent opportunity to experiment with new technology and to create jobs for young people in the region.
He explained that the new power station of the south for which the foundation stone was laid down in Obari yesterday at a capacity of 650 megawatts, will supply a large proportion of the southern region with its power needs and enhance its entire network capabilities.
He stressed, ” This station is considered a major achievement in the electricity sector and within the ministry’s plan to develop energy sources in the southern region.