Tobruk Power Station

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Tobruk Power Station
Location Tobruk
Coordinates 32°03′22″N23°58′12″E / 32.05611°N 23.97000°E / 32.05611; 23.97000 Coordinates: 32°03′22″N23°58′12″E / 32.05611°N 23.97000°E / 32.05611; 23.97000
Thermal power station
Primary fuel Heavy fuel oil
Cooling sourceSeawater
Power generation
Nameplate capacity 130 MW

Tobruk Power Station is a power station in Tobruk, Libya. It is located near the harbour. [1] Its nameplate electrical capacity is 130 MW. The power station is operated by General Electricity Company of Libya (GECOL).

Tobruk Place in Cyrenaica, Libya

Tobruk or Tobruck is a port city on Libya's eastern Mediterranean coast, near the border of Egypt. It is the capital of the Butnan District and has a population of 120,000.

Libya Country in north Africa

Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa, bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad to the south, Niger to the southwest, Algeria to the west, and Tunisia to the northwest. The sovereign state is made of three historical regions: Tripolitania, Fezzan and Cyrenaica. With an area of almost 1.8 million square kilometres (700,000 sq mi), Libya is the fourth largest country in Africa, and is the 16th largest country in the world. Libya has the 10th-largest proven oil reserves of any country in the world. The largest city and capital, Tripoli, is located in western Libya and contains over one million of Libya's six million people. The second-largest city is Benghazi, which is located in eastern Libya.

In January 2015, the Black Sea Holdings Company of Turkey agreed to install a 250-MW floating power plant in Tobruk. [2] [3]

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