Government approves electricity spending on stations overhauls, 40 mobile generators and 57,000 telegraph poles

By Sami Zaptia.

The Libyan government has approved spending in the electricity sector (Photo: GNU).

London, 12 July 2021:

The Libyan government announced that it approved spending for the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) as part of GECOL’s plan to reduce power cuts during the peak-demand summer season. The decision was made at Thursday’s (Fourth Regular) cabinet meeting.

This included:

  • Supplying and installing 40 mobile power stations with a total capacity of 600 megawatts.

 

  • 57,000 telegraph poles as part of the reconstruction of southern Tripoli, and the supply of stations, switches, lighting boxes and connectors of various sizes.

 

  • The carrying out of massive overhauls of the steam units at the dual power station of Zawia, North Benghazi, Brega and Ras Lanuf power station.

 

  • The implementation of the urgent Derna gas station to generate electric power.

 

  • Projects to provide technical support to GECOL to conduct technical studies and supervise the Misrata and West Tripoli gas station project.

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