The president of the Libyan General Electricity Company (GECOL), Mohamed al Mashai, has signed a contract for the construction of a new power plant, with a production capacity of 1,044 megawatts, in Zliten, a city in western Libya.
The construction will be implemented in cooperation the German company Siemens and built by Qatar’s Urbacon Trading and Egypt’s Contracting Elsewedy Electric.
The signing ceremony took place in headquarters of the Government of National Unity in Tripoli with the presence of Prime Minister Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh.
The company explained that the plant includes six units with a total production capacity of 1,044 megawatts, and should be completed within 26 months. GECOL clarified that this project is part of the plans of the company’s board of directors to improve the overall grid situation and boost production capacity in line with energy demand.