Third turbine of Ruwais power plant back to service

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Third turbine of Ruwais power plant back to service

January 14, 2019 - 10:50
Written by: SafaAlharathy

The General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL) confirmed the return of the third unit at Ruwais power station to service after a suspension that lasted for hours.

"Around 140 MW of generation was restored to the public network after the maintenance of the stalled unit at Ruwais station, located in the Municipality of Hawamd," GECOL stated Sunday.

The station is one of the largest power plants in the Western region.

The company has announced earlier, the loss of 530 megawatts of generation from several units, due to a malfunction in one of the main gas compressors, and the halt of the third unit at Ruwais plant.