Tag Archives | General Electric Company of Libya (GECOL)

Phase 2 of Bahr Essalam Gas Project Completed

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) and Italian oil major Eni have announced the completion of Phase 2 of the Bahr Essalam offshore gas project, a joint venture between the two companies operated by NOC subsidiary Mellitah Oil & Gas Company (MOG). Production from the field’s ninth well began earlier this month, while work on the […]

Siemens in 700m EUR Power Deal

Germany’s Siemens has signed contracts with the state-owned utility General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) to expand Libya’s power generation capacity by approximately 1.3 gigawatts (GW). Under these contracts Siemens will build a 650 MW open cycle power plant in Misrata, equipped with two F-class gas turbines (pictured), and a 690 MW open cycle power […]

Greek Firm in $400m Libya Deal

An agreement to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for a new power plant in Tobruk, Libya, has been signed between the Greek companyh Mytilineos and the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL). The agreement was signing at a special ceremony in Tripoli, in the presence of the CEO of GECOL, Mr. […]

Tender for Control Fluid Unit for Zawia

The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has extended the tender for the supply of a control fluid unit for Zawia. Deadline for submitting offers is Tuesday 20/12/2016. Envelopes shall be opened on Wednesday 21/12/2016 at 10:00 a.m. الشركة العامة للكهرباء لجنة العطاءات المركزية المقر الرئيسي طريق السوانى – طرابلس        بريد إلكتروني: [email protected] gmail.com […]

Khoms Power Station Reopened; GNA “Snubbed”

Khoms power station has been reopened, according to a report from state news agency LANA. Two gas turbine units of 260-MW capacity each were started on Sunday and Monday. Libya Herald reports that, in a snub to the Presidency Council, deputy chairman Ahmed Maetig was turned away from the re-opening, while Rixos plot leader Khalifa […]

One Turbine Rehabilitated at Sirte Power Station

By John Lee. Libya Herald reports that the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has got one of the turbines working at Sirte’s Khaleej (Gulf) power station The 1,400 MW station was freed from IS terrorists in July, and following the rehabilitation of this turbine, it is now adding 150 MW to the western grid. […]

GECOL Promises Improved Electricity Supply

By John Lee. The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has promised that power cuts will be ‘‘noticeably’’ reduced within 45 days. According to Libya Herald, the company has held meetings internally and with various municipalities to discuss the electricity supply problems, and it has now put in place ‘‘a three phase comprehensive plan’’ to […]