Tunisia will start a renewable energy projects this month
The Tunisian government will launch an international tender for renewable energy power plants such as solar and wind power worth 2.5 billion dinars (about 6.5 billion yuan) at the end of this month.
The Tunisian government plans to deploy nearly 1 GW of renewable energy capacity in the country through open bidding.
It is reported that the first round of bidding for solar and wind power projects will be announced on April 27, including 300 MW of solar power, in the Gafsa region (100 MW), Tataouine region (100 MW), and Sidibuzid region (50 MW). ), Tozeur (50 MW), and 300 MW of wind power, respectively in Nabeul (200 MW) and Kabli (100 MW).
According to reports, the first round of bidding will push private-sector investment to reach 2 billion dinars (about 5.2 billion yuan).
In addition, there is a tender for a 200MW large-scale renewable energy project that is also under planning and is expected to attract investment of 500 million dinars (about 1.3 billion yuan).
The Tunisian Prime Minister stated that in addition to the 1 MW small solar park, several 10 megawatt solar projects will be established in various parts of the country.
It is expected that by the end of this year, Tunisia will simplify the administrative procedures for renewable energy projects within 1 MW through some modifications of the country’s renewable energy law.
According to its renewable energy strategy, Tunisia plans to achieve an installed capacity of 4.7 GW of renewable energy by 2030.