Siemens signs Libya power plant contracts worth US$135.6 million

powerplant2Siemens will inspect and overhaul both Khoms Steam power plant and the Western Mountain Gas Turbine power plant in Ruwais. (Image source: Graham Briggs/sxc.hu)Siemens Energy has announced it has been awarded a series of power plant contracts in Libya worth US$135.6mn

The contracts were awarded by the General Electricity Company of Libya and cover the upgrade of two existing power plants in the cities of Khoms and Ruwais.

Dietmar Siersdorfer, CEO - Middle East of Siemens Energy, said, "We are committed to supporting the reconstruction of Libya's infrastructure and to this end, a safe, reliable and efficient power network is absolutely essential."

Siemens said it would inspect and overhaul the Khoms Steam Power Plant and the Western Mountain Gas Turbine power plant in Ruwais, ensuring both plants continue to run safely and efficiently.

Siersdorfer added, "The signing of these contracts is an excellent demonstration of our long-term commitment to Libya." 

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