Government approves electricity spending on stations overhauls, 40 mobile generators and 57,000 telegraph poles

government - July 13, 2021

The Libyan government announced that it approved spending for the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) as part of GECOL’s plan to reduce power cuts during the peak-demand summer season. The decision was made at Thursday’s (Fourth Regular) cabinet meeting.

This included:

  • Supplying and installing 40 mobile power stations with a total capacity of 600 megawatts.

  • 57,000 telegraph poles as part of the reconstruction of southern Tripoli, and the supply of stations, switches, lighting boxes and connectors of various sizes.

  • The carrying out of massive overhauls of the steam units at the dual power station of Zawia, North Benghazi, Brega and Ras Lanuf power station.

  • The implementation of the urgent Derna gas station to generate electric power.

  • Projects to provide technical support to GECOL to conduct technical studies and supervise the Misrata and West Tripoli gas station project.


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