"Libya needs a reliable and affordable power supply to set the stage for a prosperous and promising future for the Libyan people," said Joe Kaeser, President and CEO of Siemens AG. "As a trusted partner, Siemens will provide Libya with innovative and sustainable infrastructure solutions that are essential for the economic development of the country and its people," added Kaeser.
Siemens has been supporting Libya with technology and expertise since the 1950s. "Around 30 percent of Libya’s installed power generation capacity is based on Siemens technology that delivers electricity for two million people," said Willi Meixner, CEO of Siemens’ Power and Gas Division. "After completion, the power plants in Misrata and Tripoli West will help the country to solve the ongoing challenges caused by frequent and unpredictable power cuts," added Meixner.