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Factors Affecting the Cost of Production of Electricity and Desalination Plant for Sustainable Operation at the Libyan Iron and Steel Company

  • Salim Mohamed Hebrisha
  • Ahmed N. Al-MasriEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Science, Technology & Innovation book series (ASTI)

Abstract

This research addresses the contribution of proper and scientific management of the energy economy of the electricity and desalination plant at the Libyan Iron and Steel Company for a sustainable operation. A descriptive and analytical approach has been used to interpret and analyze the data on fuel consumption in combustion and obtained from the station. This paper presented several results related to the importance of the efficiency of combustion, the type of fuel used, the development of cadres, maintenance and attention to the environment, and other measures that contribute significantly to reduce costs and manage the economics of energy production. Besides, the development of the performance of maintenance teams as one of the essential factors to maintain the old equipments and extend the standard operational life of the equipment. Moreover, the emphasis on regular maintenance and prevention. The results address the sustainability of operation, which is affected by the absence of accurate readings of the company’s registered emissions, and the gain of the generating units increases the size of the problem caused using heavy oil, especially with no real treatments for the environment adjacent to the station.

Keywords

Generators Fuels Generation efficiency Emissions Energy waste types 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Libyan Iron and Steel Company (LISCO)MisrataLibya
  2. 2.American University in the EmiratesDubaiUAE

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