The Chairman of the General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL), Wiam Al-Abdali, said that the municipalities that cooperate with GECOL and adhere to the plan for power loads would not experience load shedding hours, calling on all municipalities to follow the example of Abu Salim municipality for the benefit of the residents and to reduce energy consumption.
Al-Abdali met Sunday with the Mayor of Abu Salim, Abdul Rahman Al-Hamdi and discussed a package of measures that would reduce the hours of load shedding, leading to zero hours of power outage in the municipality, GECOL said in a statement on Facebook.
GECOL explained that the meeting comes after the agreement between the GECOL and the Ministry of Local Governing, explaining that according to the agreement, the municipality will take a number of awareness and guidance measures to reduce excessive consumption.
Meanwhile, Abu Salim Municipality said on its Facebook page that an expanded meeting to be held on Monday at the municipal office headed by Mayor Abdul Rahman Al-Hamdi with the relevant security, service and control authorities, in order to set up an action plan to take measures against violators and reduce the misuse of energy.
Power load shedding has resumed in several areas affected by the increase of consumption with the advent of summer, in addition to the incomplete strategic projects that GECOL relies on to make up for the shortage of electricity generation.