Italy’s TerniEnergia has signed a $12.5m deal to build a 10MW solar photovoltaic (PV) plant near Tozeur on behalf of Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz (Steg). On 23 March, the company said this was the first plant to go ahead under the state utility’s 380MW share of the Tunisia Solar Plan. Construction will start at the end of March and will be completed in 12 months.