Power & Water

22-11-2013
The Renewable Energy Authority of Libya (REAOL) has invited bids to build a 14MW power plant in Houn, central Libya.
21-11-2013
Water shortages in Tobruq have continued for the fourth day running after a fault at the desalination plant which supplies the city.
21-11-2013
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.
20-11-2013
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.
18-11-2013
A government decision has given permission to the Ministry of Water Resources to commission three new desalination plants in various locations. 
15-11-2013
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.
13-11-2013
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.
10-11-2013
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.
07-11-2013
The General Desalination Company of Libya (GDCOL) has reportedly begun receiving offers for the construction of new desalination plants in Tripoli, Benghazi and Misrata.
22-10-2013
The Zliten Local Council says it received 12 bids in response to its tender for building a new sewage treatment plant near the town.
14-10-2013
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. 
14-10-2013
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.
07-10-2013
The General Electricity Company (GECOL) has begun repair works on power plants in southern Tripoli and Zawiya.
04-10-2013
In an attempt to combat cable theft, the General Electricity Company (GECOL) has begun replacing copper cables with aluminium versions - which are substantially cheaper.
03-10-2013
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.