Libya’s evolving political and electric power situation

Issue 449
05 November 2021

Published November 2021, this map provides a detailed overview of the power sector in Libya with approximate areas of political control also marked.

The locations of power generation facilities that are operating, under construction or planned are shown by type – including liquid fuels, gas and liquid fuels, natural gas, solar (PV and CSP) and wind.

Generation sites are marked with different sized circles to show sites of 3-9MW, 10-99MW, 100-999MW and 1,000MW and above.

Existing and future transmission and distribution lines are shown ranging from 110kV to 400kV. Actual and planned cross-border interconnectors are also shown including lines to Algeria, Egypt and Sicily.

Power generation data was drawn from our African Energy Live Data platform, which contains project level detail on power plants and projects across Africa.

The map is available as a PDF file using eps graphics, meaning that there is no loss of resolution as the file is enlarged.


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