Tunisia is pushing forward with its multi-part renewables procurement strategy. On 20 July, shortlisted companies submitted bids in the largest of its ongoing bid rounds for 500MW of solar and 200MW of wind. On 11 July, the Ministry of Industry and Small and Medium Enterprises issued a tender for 70MW of solar photovoltaic power under a build-own-operate framework. It has invited bids by 26 November for the construction of six 10MW and ten 1MW solar plants in the third round of small-scale solar procurement.