Power & Water

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.
Paris-based cable manufacturer awarded deal to supply state electricity company for power transmission and distribution upgrades.
The state-owned General Electricity Company (GECOL) says it has completed maintenance work on power stations in the city of Sirte, which was badly damaged during the 2011 conflict.
A specialist demining team has completed its work at the under-construction Khaleej power station in Sirte, according to government officials.
Daewoo E&C, which was involved in various sectors prior to the 2011 uprising, says it is unsure when work will resume on its Libya projects.
Stalled construction work on the Al Khaleej power plant in the city of Sirte is expected to resume in June 2012, according to the General Electricity Company (GECOL).
The General Gas Transport and Distribution Company (GGTDC) recently held an annual meeting in which it set its budget for 2012.
During a recent visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Libya's Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dubai utilities authority, his former employer.
Canadian company says it has received an outstanding payment and will restart work on its Great Man-Made River monitoring contract.
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.