The CEO of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) Wiam Al-Abdeli, met Thursday with the German ambassador to Libya, Michael Ohnmacht, discussing joint cooperation between GECOL and German energy companies, in addition to speeding up the operation of urgent West Tripoli and Misrata power plants that are being operated by Germany's Siemens company and Turkish ENKA company. 

The meeting saw discussions about carrying out urgent and emergency maintenance to some units as well as upgrading the grid in Libya, in addition to reviewing using the expertise of German companies in solar energy field. 

Al-Abdeli hailed the cooperation with Siemens in Libya, While Ohnmacht reiterated the need to urge German companies to exert more efforts to support GECOL.