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Tunisia launches wind and solar tenders with old programmes incomplete

Issue 477 - 03 Feb 2023 - By John Hamilton | 4 minute read

After a disastrous couple of years when almost no new electricity was added to Steg’s grid despite the urgent need to install alternatives to expensive Algerian gas imports, the Tunisian authorities have launched a 1.6GW renewables procurement round, and it is possible that some of the nearly 1.5GW of wind and solar projects under development may also start construction this year, writes John Hamilton.

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