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Greening Energy Mix: Investments focus on increasing renewables in Tunisia

To meet the increasing demand for electricity, enhance energy security and promote the use of cleaner energy resources to reduce carbon emissions over the next decade, the Tunisian government, in June 2022, raised its 2030 renewable energy target to 35 per cent from 30 per cent of power generation. The previous target was included in the renewable energy law of 2015. The new target translates to a renewable capacity addition of 4 GW during the 2022-30 period, a tenfold jump from the installed capacity of 472 MW as of March 2022.

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Tunisia invites expressions of interest for developing 70 MW of solar power

The Tunisian government has issued the fifth call for expressions of interest to set up 70 MW of solar power plants. The Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies plans to develop six solar plants through the latest procurement round with capacities of 10 MW each. These will be in addition to 10 smaller solar plants, each having a capacity of 1 MW in size.

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