Power & Water

01-11-2012
The General Electricity Company (GECOL) has specified the days on which foreign and local companies can register at its offices.
26-10-2012
The Deputy Minister for Electricity and Renewable Energy recently held a meeting with US officials in Tripoli regarding opportunities in the power generation sector.
26-10-2012
Libya's Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy recently said that the country would be able to produce 60MW of wind power and 14MW of solar power by the end of 2013.
22-10-2012
The Ministry of Agriculture has named a management committee for a new phase of the Man-Made River project, which pumps freshwater from desert aquifers to urban areas.
17-10-2012
Libya's General Electricity Company (GECOL) says it has signed an LD71m ($56m) contract with Germany's Siemens to undertake work at the Khoms power station.
09-10-2012
The Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy is organising an open meeting next week to discuss a planned 14MW solar power plant at Houn, in central Libya.
04-10-2012
A cabinet decision issued in late September approves a LD4.4m ($3.5m) contract for works at Zliten desalination plants I and II.
02-10-2012
A government decision published in September has allocated LD436m ($346m) to the Great Man-Made River Authority.
01-10-2012
Libya's General Electricity Company says it will release outstanding payments to 120 contractors, who are listed here.
27-09-2012
Libya's General Electricity Company (GECOL) has asked all firms with existing contracts or orders to contact the agency within 30 days.
17-09-2012
A decision approved last month provides outline details on the government's plans to address water supply problems in Libya.
07-09-2012
Libya's Ministry of Transport and Communications says that a fault in a main electricity cable was the cause of a major power outage at Tripoli International Airport on 5 September.
02-09-2012
International companies have reportedly resumed work on the Al Khaleej power station in the city of Sirte, which now has an estimated completion date of mid-2014.
20-08-2012
Libya's Ministry of Electricity says that residents protesting over prolonged power cuts mounted a violent attack on an electricity substation in Benghazi.
09-08-2012
Libya's General Electricity Company (GECOL) has said that saboteurs had damaged its transmission networks near Bani Walid on 8 August, causing power cuts in the area.