Libya’s Gecol installs new unit, sacks board

Issue 328 - 22 Jul 2016 | 1 minute read
Against the odds, General Electric Company of Libya (Gecol) has installed the first unit of a new gas-fired power station just outside Sirte, which is still under the control of Islamic State (IS). But this did not prevent Presidency Council leader Fayez Sarraj from dismissing the senior board the following day.On 16 July, the Ministry of Electricity announced on its Facebook page that the first 350MW unit of the Khalij-Sirte steam turbine power station had started operation.

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