Power & Water

The state-owned General Desalination Company (GDC) recently met with Libya Telecom & Technology (LTT) to discuss linking its desalination stations located along the coast, Quryna reported. 
The General Company for Electricity (GECOL) has begun working with the Eastern Africa Power Pool (EAPP) to help organise an assembly, Al Fajar Al Jadeed reported.
Abu Dhabi’s Al Maskari Holding says it signed an agreement on 12 December with the Libyan Privatisation and Investment Board (PIB) to build a $3bn energy hub in Libya.
Libya is aiming to triple its power generation capacity within a decade to support foreign investment and further economic diversification, according to quotes by Libyan officials carried in The National, an Abu Dhabi-based newspaper.
Egypt and Libya have agreed to accelerate cooperation in the development of their electricity network, according to Quryna.
Singapore-based Hyflux has won a $100m contract for engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) works on a planned desalination plant in Tobruk along Libya’s north-east  Mediterranean coast, the company reported on 15  November.
The Great Manmade River Authority has awarded a $450m design and construction contract to Canada’s SNC-Lavalin to develop a well at Al Kufra in Libya’s south-east, the company has said.
South Korea’s Daewoo Engineering and Construction Company said on 6 August that it had won a $438m power plant construction contract in Libya.
Hyundai Engineering & Construction announced on July 20 that it had won a $1.24bn contract from the Libyan government to build a power plant in the country.
Canada’s Pure Technologies is close to a deal in excess of $30m to sell a pipeline monitoring system to Libya's Great Man-Made River Authority (GMMRA).