The Misrata Open Cycle Power Plant is 640MW dual-fuel fired power project. It is planned in Misrata, Libya. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed and currently owned by General Electricity Company Of Libya. The company has a stake of 100%.

It is a Gas Turbine power plant. The power plant can run on dual-fuel. The primary fuel being used to power the plant will be natural gas. In case of shortage of natural gas the plant will run on Light Fuel Oil. The fuel will be procured from National Oil Corporation (NOC).

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2023.

Contractors involved

ENKA Insaat ve Sanayi and Siemens Energy are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the dual-fuel fired power project.

Siemens Energy will be the turbine supplier for the Dual-Fuel fired project. The company is expected to provide 2 units of SGT5-PAC 4000F gas turbines, each with 320MW nameplate capacity.

General Electricity Company Of Libya and Siemens Energy are expected to be contracted for rendering of operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About General Electricity Company Of Libya

General Electricity Company Of Libya (GECOL) is a power utility. It provides operational and general manufacturing services for projects related to electric networks, stations of energy production, transmission, distribution, and transformation stations. The company focuses on generation of electricity, the management of transformational lines, observation of control centers, and the operations of desalination stations. GEOCL also manufactures electrical equipment and materials with the support of specialized electrical companies and offers general electrical services such as planning, project management, power station up-gradation, improvement of transformation, metering, billing, repair, and maintenance for its customers across Libya. GECOL is headquartered in Tripoli, Libya.


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