Solving Libya’s permanent electricity supply crisis

Abdel Hamid Dabaiba’s Government of National Unity has built large amounts of new gas-fired power generation capacity but without the necessary gas or the pipeline infrastructure to guarantee stable supply Libya’s power crisis will remain tied to expensive diesel imports.

While Eni’s offshore gas developments might eventually resolve this problem, the failure to establish any substantial renewable power capacity also represents a huge strategic gap.

North Benghazi power, Gecol

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