Solar project hopes to save Libya’s water

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Issue 422 - 10 Sep 2020 - By John Hamilton | 5 minute read

A scheme put forward in August aims to supply the Man- Made River (MMR) with power from independent solar generation plants.The waterway is a critical piece of infrastructure supplying almost all the water consumed by the majority of Libya’s population, and is highly vulnerable to grid power outages. The proposal, which is at an early stage, could involve the construction of as many as 20 IPPs, each of 5MW.

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