Tag Archives | Solar Energy

Libya Could Produce More Solar Energy than Oil

Research by UK’s Nottingham Trent University shows that Libya could generate approximately five times the amount of energy from solar power than it currently produces in crude oil. The country has an average daily solar radiation rate of about 7.1 kilowatt hours per square metre per day (kWh/m²/day) on a flat plane on the coast […]

Work Starts on New Power Station

The foundation stone for the new Obari [Ubari] gas-fired power station was laid on Monday. Among the attendees were Deputy Prime Minister Awad Albarasi, Minister of Housing and Utilities Ali Sharif, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohammed Khalat, and the Chairman of the Executive Board of Director of GECOL Khalil Alaradi. […]

New Solar Power Station for Hun

Libya’s Ministry of Electricity is working on a project to install a solar (photovoltaic) power station in the city of Hun. A meeting on Sunday to discuss the project was attended by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Mohammed Khalat, Under Secretary of the Ministry of Education and Scientific Research, Ibrahim […]

Firms awaiting Libya loss compensation

Negotiations have not begun over the compensation Chinese companies are to receive for losses they suffered in Libya, meaning more time will be needed before Chinese companies return to the war-torn land.  “The compensation negotiations for the losses that Chinese companies suffered during the war have not started yet,” E. Ali Saleh Huwedi, counsellor of […]