Tunisia: Self-consumption project approvals inch renewables sector forwards

Issue 455 - 17 Feb 2022 | 2 minute read

Energy minister Neïla Gongi’s approval of ten small-scale auto-consumption solar PV projects with connections to the medium-voltage grid is another demonstration that technocrats are determined to press ahead with renewable power development, despite the considerable political obstacles caused by President Kaïs Saïed’s constitutional coup and obstructive labour unions at state utility Steg, who have blocked projects including Eni’s AFD-financed Tataouine PV plant.

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17 January 2023, online

This political risk strategy roundtable  – part of the monthly AIX membership programme – will identify a range of upcoming political, commercial and reputational issues, and discuss scenarios to help stakeholders refine their strategies.  

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