Libya: Construction Commences on New 164MW Gas-Fired Power Plant

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  • Libya’s General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) has kick-started construction of a new 164MW gas-fired power plant.
  • Located in Zliten, the plant will comprise four, 41MW turbines.
  • Construction is estimated to cost $134 million and to be completed within five months.

GECOL has received full approval from the Audit Bureau for the construction of the plant, as well as completed contracting procedures for a second, 170 MW plant, according to Ibrahim Falah, Executive Director of GECOL.

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