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Scatec Solar announced on 17 December the award of two 60MW solar projects at Tozeur and Sidi Bouzid and a 240MW project at Tataouine. Scatec will be the lead equity investor and engineering, procurement and construction contractor, and will provide operation, maintenance and asset management services. Power will be sold to Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz under a 20-year power purchase agreement. The projects are part of a 500MW solar tender launched in May 2018 by the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy.