Tag Archives | Renewables

PwC Wins Contract to Advise on Redevelopment

The Libyan Local Investment & Development Fund (LLIDF) has appointed PwC as its strategic advisor on three major development initiatives in Libya. The LLIDF is supporting the redevelopment of Libya through its new Investment Programme which includes the redevelopment of Tripoli International Airport into a world-class international airport. Based within a secure hub on 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 […]

Tripoli Chamber Workshop on Solar Energy

Tripoli Chamber of Commerce will host a workshop on solar energy on Wednesday 18th November. According to Libya Herald, the workshop, under the banner “Our Sun, Our Investment“, aims at “localizing solar power and investment in its application”. Participants at the workshop will include the head of the implementation department of the Renewable Energy Authority of […]

Libya Solar Potential 5x Larger than Oil Reserves

If Libya covered just 0.1% of its land mass with solar panels, it could generate around five times the amount of energy from solar power that it currently produces in crude oil according to research published in the journal Renewable Energy. It has the potential to become a renewable energy giant, boasting a very high […]

AGOCO Solar Power Study

The Arabian Gulf Oil Company (AGOCO) has announced opportunities for the pre-qualification of interested, experienced and reputable national and international companies specialising in providing the services outlined below. Companies are invited to submit full electronic files including all requirements for inclusion in the bidders list to be invited to participate in the tender: Tender No. […]

Libya to Issue Solar Tenders

Reuters reports that Libya is nearly ready to issue tenders for two new solar plants. Electricity Minister Ali Mohammed Muhairiq told a conference in Brussels on sustainable energy: “In 20 to 30 years Libya may run out of oil, therefore we plan to replace it with renewables …  My projection is 20 percent (renewable electricity) by […]

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: […]