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EWG plan to Address Libyan Electricity Crisis

Libya: Economic Working Group discusses plan to address electricity crisis with Libyan electricity company leadership Acting UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General Stephanie Williams and the Ambassador-designate of the European Union to Libya, José Sabadell, as the rotating chair of the Economic Working Group (EWG) established by the Berlin Process, convened a meeting last week […]

UN engages with Libya's Electric Company

By Al-Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Libya Business News. Intel: UN engages with Libya's electric company amid blackouts, popular unrest As part of the Economic Working Group for Libya, representatives of some 10 countries, the European Union, the African Union, the Arab League and the […]

Tripoli seeks Floating Power Station from Turkey

By John Lee. Turkish power company Karadeniz Holding is reported to be in talks with the Libya's Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) to sell electricity. A spokesperson for the company told Bloomberg that Libya has daily power outages of eight to 10 hours, and that the company is ready to send ships with 1,000 […]

UN Condemns Disruption of Water and Electricity Supply

Statement by Yacoub El Hillo (pictured), Humanitarian Coordinator in Libya, on the disruption of water and electricity supply More than two million people, including 600,000 children, who live in Tripoli and surrounding towns and cities, are suffering from water cuts for almost a week now. The water supply, part of the Great Man-Made River, was […]

Closure of Gas Pipeline to Power Stations

NOC confirms illegal closure of pipeline providing gas to the power stations and strategic factories in Western Libya The National Oil Corporation (NOC) has confirmed the illegal closure on Thursday April 9, 2020, of a gas pipeline which provides approximately 200 million cubic feet of gas daily to cement factories and to el-Khoms and Misurata […]

China to build Solar Power Plant in Eastern Libya

By John Lee. The Prime Minister of Libya's Eastern-based government, Abdullah al-Thani [Thinni], has laid the foundation stone for a new 100-MW solar power plant in Kufra. Built on a 200-hectares site, the project is being implemented a Chinese company. (Source: Tobruk-based Government)

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 […]