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Tunisia awards first wind energy contracts

The Tunisian industry ministry on Thursday awarded the first wind power concessions to four foreign companies. The companies will be producing 120 MW of wind energy with investment totalling 400 million Tunisian dinars. Germany’s ABO WIND AG, the Netherlands’ UPC Tunisia Renewables and the French companies LUCIA HOLDING and VSB Energies Nouvelles have had their … Continue reading Tunisia awards first wind energy contracts

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Tunisia produces 3 pct of electricity from renewable energy

A total of three percent of the electricity is from renewable energy in Tunisia, President of Tunisian Association of Wind Energy (ATEE) Nafaa Bakari said Thursday. He made the remarks during an international forum on renewable energy, energy efficiency and investment in energy infrastructure. According to Bakari, Tunisia was able to make the first steps … Continue reading Tunisia produces 3 pct of electricity from renewable energy

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Tunisia To Issue Renewable Energy Tenders This Month

As part of its plan to install 4.7 GW of renewable energy capacity by 2030, Tunisia last week said it would hold several international tenders for solar and wind installations on April 27. Speaking at a conference on April 5, Prime Minister Youssef Chahed said the tenders would cover the installation of 1 GW of … Continue reading Tunisia To Issue Renewable Energy Tenders This Month

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Tunisia to produce over 210 MW of renewable energy

Operators willing to invest in solar photovoltaic and wind energy must submit their bids, no later than November 15, 2017, Minister of Energy, Mining and Renewable Energies, Hela Cheikhrouhou, said during a press conference on Wednesday .   She told reporters on the sidelines of the international show on renewable energies that the Department of … Continue reading Tunisia to produce over 210 MW of renewable energy

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Tunisia to invest US$1 billion in renewable energy in 2017

The Tunisian government said recently that it is expected to invest about an equivalent of one billion U.S. dollars to produce 1,000 megawatts of power from renewable energy in 2017. Of the 1000 megawatts, 350 will be produced by wind power, 650 by photovoltaic energy, according to the Energy General Direction of the Tunisian Ministry … Continue reading Tunisia to invest US$1 billion in renewable energy in 2017

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North Africa sees surge in large-scale wind power projects

The Wind Power North Africa Conference is taking place from 18 – 21 October 2015 in Cairo, Egypt, to enable private and government stakeholders to discuss key upcoming wind projects and strategies to drive growth in the North African wind power market. North Africa boasts exceptional wind energy conditions. Egypt aims to generate 7.2 gigawatts … Continue reading North Africa sees surge in large-scale wind power projects

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TuNur Concentrated Solar Power project aims to bring two gigawatts of solar energy from Tunisia

The TuNur project aims to bring two gigawatts of concentrated solar power to the UK from Tunisia if the company wins a contract for difference (CFD) from the British government.    The TuNur project aims to bring two gigawatts of concentrated solar power to the UK from Tunisia if the company wins a contract for … Continue reading TuNur Concentrated Solar Power project aims to bring two gigawatts of solar energy from Tunisia

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Conergy builds first solar power plant in Tunisia for desalination plant

With its market entry in Tunisia, system supplier Conergy is expanding its international network into North Africa. In a bidding process, Conergy won the order for what will be the second largest solar plant in the country at 210 kilowatt capacity. The solar power plant will be producing clean electricity for a groundwater desalination plant … Continue reading Conergy builds first solar power plant in Tunisia for desalination plant

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Tunisia Ready to Join Desertec

“Tunisia is ready to support DII (Desertec Industrial Initiative, the world’s most ambitious solar power initiative founded three years ago,) which will allow it to diversify its energy resources, increase fourfold its power production and become an important energy crossing point with the European Union,” said Mamia El Benna Zayani, Environment Minister who represented Tunisia … Continue reading Tunisia Ready to Join Desertec

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