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GECOL tests sixth steam turbine at West Tripoli Power Plant
July 11, 2021 - 21:53
Written by: RabiaGolden
The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) announced on Sunday the beginning of operational trials on the sixth steam turbine at West Tripoli Power Plant, which had been redundant for at least ten years.
The West Tripoli Power Plant is the oldest in the country and its operation dates all the way back to 1976, however it is one of the larger and more significant plants, which is capable of producing 600 megawatts.
The GECOL also announced on Saturday that the second turbine of Ubari Gas-fired Power Plant, which is located in the southwest of the country, had been connected with the electrical grid for the first time, adding that the turbine is now in the operational trial stage.