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Power-hungry Libya opens to renewables, but gas still rules

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Issue 482 - 17 Apr 2023 - By John Hamilton | 9 minute read

Electricity industry activity is accelerating fast, driven by an old school approach to contracting, and while the revamped Supreme Council for Energy Affairs (Scea) under Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Al-Dabaiba continues to push gas-to-power projects, Libya may finally be joining the renewables party too, with signs of movement on several solar PV projects, writes John Hamilton.

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