Tag Archives | Electricity

NOC launches Electrification Project in Ajdabiya

The National Oil Corporation (NOC) launched a community electrification and grid decongestion project in Ajdabiya municipality, as part of the Corporation’s efforts to support and strengthen public infrastructure, sustainable development and energy security in the area. NOC’s Sustainable Development department is set to complete a series of works, valued at over 1 million dinars, including […]

Atshan Gas Field to supply Obari Power Plant

The Board of Directors of the National Oil Corporation (NOC) have approved Zallaf Oil & Gas Exploration and Production Company’s plans to expedite exploration at the Atshan gas field (NC210 and NC151), with a view to supplying natural gas to the Obari power plant located some 170 kilometres away. A feasibility study to further develop […]

Sebha receives Generators to boost Sewage Treatment

As part of the European Union (EU) funded ‘Strengthening Local Capacities for Resilience and Recovery ‘project, the Ministry of Local Governance (MoLG) and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) handed over three 300 Kva Generators to Sebha Municipal Council. The generators will supply enough power to the main sewage lifting station and sewage treatment plant […]

NOC sponsors Modernization of Argoub Electricity Grid

On November 24, 2018, the Chairman of the National Oil Corporation (NOC), Mustafa Sanalla, attended the contract signing ceremony of works related to the modernization and connection of power lines to the Argoub grid, within the Marsa el-Brega municipality. The project includes the renovation of the electricity grid and safe building of power lines to […]

Video: Power Outages Short-Circuit Libya’s Economy

From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the authors, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Years of conflict in Libya – especially in its so-called “oil crescent” – have hurt power generation. Many areas endure total blackouts for hours, and constant electricity outages are affecting all segments of life, […]

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 […]