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Libya authorizes Irish company to build first solar power plant

Authorities in Libya have granted the Dublin-based AG Energy, an independent power producer company, a license to build a 200 megawatts solar-run power plant in Ghadames city, southwest of Libya. The first renewable energy project to be implemented by a private company is coming to full development in Libya, the Africa 21 writes, indicating that … Continue reading Libya authorizes Irish company to build first solar power plant

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Libya’s first wind farm will have 16 wind turbines

The first giant blades for the wind farm at Emsalata have been unloaded at Khoms and trucked to the construction site near the town .   Libya’s first wind farm will eventually have 16 wind turbines on top of towers 71 metres high. Each turbine will be driven by three 40-metre long blades each weighing … Continue reading Libya’s first wind farm will have 16 wind turbines

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Libya could produce more energy in solar power than oil

A study led by the university’s School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment found that the oil-rich nation Libya could generate enough renewable power to meet its own demand and a “significant part of the world energy demand by exporting electricity”. Libya is located on the cancer orbit line and is exposed to the … Continue reading Libya could produce more energy in solar power than oil

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