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Electricity Company: 700 megawatt lost from Benghazi, Zawitina, and western Sareer.

Electricity Company: 700 megawatt lost from Benghazi, Zawitina, and western Sareer.Tuesday , 26-01-2016 – 18:54:00

Tripoli, 26.01.2016(Lana) Electricity Public Company attributed power disruption and increasing distribution of load for five hours to the loss of 700 megawatt from Benghazi, Zawitina, and western Sareer and halting gas supplies to Rawiss power plant. The company statement said due to grave damages to equipment and tools of the Electricity Public Company especially power cables and production stations due to armed clashes at the oil crescent region and south west Tripoli power, production deficit increased and failure in meeting demand in both the eastern and western regions. However, the company said resumption of gas supplies to Rawiss power plant to normal levels, and agreement of Electricity Public Company with the Tunisian and Egyptian Electricity Companies to import electricity into the national grid, and improved security situation would enable mainatnce teams repair main power cables and production units and therefore improving power output. It also said that it agreed with some foreign companies implementing production units to return to complete such projects as Khomas, south of Tripoli, and Zahra projects and maintenance of West of Tripoli station. =Lana=

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