No. 46

12 August 1996


Egypt And Libya To Link Electricity Grids In March 1997

Egypt and Libya will connect their electricity grids in March 1997 as part of a larger Arab network. This will take place at about the same time as the planned linkage of the Egyptian and Jordanian electricity grids. The Egyptian- Libyan 220-KV, 250-km. link will run from Salum on the Egyptian side of the border to Tobruk inside Libya, with plans for the addition of a second 500-KV...