Powering up for renewable energies

Tripoli, 10 April 2013:

The considerable potential of renewable energy to power much of Libya is attracting growing interest from countries wanting to sell technology and expertise.

Yesterday, Tuesday, a team of British specialists in renewables met with senior officials, academics and members of the GNC Energy Committee for a workshop to examine Libya’s potential to wean itself from fossil-fuel power generation. Khairi Quasim Agha, the Chairman of the Renewable Energy Authority, and British Ambassador Michael Aron led the event.

“Libya is far behind other countries in North Africa with renewables,” energy specialist John Hamilton told . . .

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