Power & Water

20-03-2013
A sewage treatment plant in Sabratha, western Libya, has reportedly stopped operating due to a lack of maintenance, posing significant health and environmental risks in the local area.
15-03-2013
APR says it has won a temporary power supply contract in Libya, the biggest in the firm's history and "one of the largest single temporary power contracts ever to be signed."
11-03-2013
Senior managers have visited power stations in Ruwais and Sirte, with the latter under construction and expected to come onstream in early 2014. 
03-03-2013
The General Electricity Company (GECOL) says it is reviewing bids for the construction of power infrastructure in the Sirte region, with no details on winning firms yet released.
13-02-2013
The General Electricity Company (GECOL) says it has achieved a record level of power production after overhauling infrastructure.
13-01-2013
Libya's General Electricity Company (GECOL) says it has signed a deal with French/Swiss company Alstom to upgrade gas units in Benghazi.
02-01-2013
An official from the General Electricity Company (GECOL) told The Libya Report that the protest at the Zueitina terminal in eastern Libya is affecting gas supply to power stations, reducing electricity production capacity.
31-12-2012
A foundation stone has been laid for a new 640 MW gas-fired power plant in Ubari, southern Libya, which will be built by a Turkish contractor.
31-12-2012
Government and local officials have reviewed plans for renewable energy production in southern Libya, including a proposal by a Spanish firm to develop solar energy in the region.
19-12-2012
The Ghadames Water and Sanitation Company has completed various maintenance works on drinking water and sewerage networks in the town, according to the state news agency.
19-12-2012
Libya's General Electricity Company (GECOL) has signed deals with the two firms to supply parts to steam-fired power stations in Khoms and the Jebel Nafusa.
17-12-2012
The new Ministry of Electricity, Ali Muhammed Muhairig, has been sworn in to office by the Libyan parliament.
09-12-2012
The Birmingham-based manufacturer is to supply a new double-girder crane to the Western Mountain Power Plant, a gas-fired station near Nalut, according to a company press release.
17-11-2012
The interim government has appointed a management board for the Benghazi office of the Man-Made River project
13-11-2012
A cabinet decision has appointed a board of directors for the General Authority for Water Resources.