Tunisia to tender 1GW of renewable energy capacity

10 April 2018
Solar and wind projects will require more than $1bn of investment

The Tunisian government is planning to tender contracts for 1GW of solar and wind energy projects on 27 April, according to the country’s Prime Minister Youssef Chahed.

The projects will require an investment of more than TD2.5bn ($1.04bn), and will be located in the regions of: Kairouan, Tozeur, Tataouine, Sidi Bouzid and Kebeli, the prime minister revealed at an energy conference.

No further information on the procurement models or sizes of each project have been announced.

In March, Tunis announced it would invest TD4.3bn in renewable energy projects over the next two years, with the majority of investments expected to be for solar schemes.

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