Power & Water

The Renewable Energy Authority of Libya (REAOL) has invited bids to build a 14MW power plant in Houn, central Libya.
Water shortages in Tobruq have continued for the fourth day running after a fault at the desalination plant which supplies the city.
Plans are under way to connect a new unit at the Misrata power plant, which will feed 250 megawatts of electricity into the national grid.
Water and electricity supply has reportedly been cut off in Derna, in the east of Libya, after workers at a power station feeding the town decided to go on strike in response to an attack on 20 November.
A government decision has given permission to the Ministry of Water Resources to commission three new desalination plants in various locations. 
The Chairman of the state-owned General Company for Water and Wastewater (GCWW), al-Muatamad al- Senussi has “disappeared” after leaving the company’s head office in Tripoli.
The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) says it will have to reduce electricity output significantly if its gas supply from the Mellitah field does not resume, saying at least 1,000 megawatts of electricity will be lost.
Vienna-based Wabag told the Libya Monitor it had recently signed a contract with the General Desalination Company of Libya (GDCOL) for a project in north-east Libya.
The General Desalination Company of Libya (GDCOL) has reportedly begun receiving offers for the construction of new desalination plants in Tripoli, Benghazi and Misrata.
The Zliten Local Council says it received 12 bids in response to its tender for building a new sewage treatment plant near the town.
Libya's state electricity company is looking to generate 500-1,000MW of solar power, and invites firms to submit bids for setting up plants. 
The General Electricity Company (GECOL) says that recent events, particularly the kidnapping of prime minister Ali Zeidan, have prompted foreign workers to leave the country and will raise the likelihood of power shortages.
The General Electricity Company (GECOL) has begun repair works on power plants in southern Tripoli and Zawiya.
In an attempt to combat cable theft, the General Electricity Company (GECOL) has begun replacing copper cables with aluminium versions - which are substantially cheaper.
The interim government has issued a decision allowing the Ministry of Water Resources to build a large-scale water storage reservoir in Tripoli to provide back-up against supply disruption.