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Call for tenders to be launched next week for production of 800 MW by renewable energies

The Ministry of Energy, will publish next week, a call for tenders for the achievement of a project of production of 800 megawatts by renewable energies (solar and wind), for an investment of 2400 million dinars, Minister of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy, Khaled Kaddour announced Friday in Monastir.

He said in a statement to media, on the sidelines of a workshop on the preparations for The Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG), for the peak period of consumption, during the summer of 2018, that it is a significant investment in the public-private partnership.

The minister also noted that the daily consumption of electricity in Tunisia is about 2400 megawatts and that it reaches the 4200 MW during the peak period, ensuring that the STEG is ready to deal with the growing demand for electricity during the summer season.

He also recalled that the STEG has started the achievement of a project of production of 10 megawatts by renewable energies in Tozeur, announcing that another station of production of the electricity by the solar energy will be realized, also with Tozeur, whose specifications will be ready soon.

The minister said that his department is also planning to direct the subsidy towards renewable energy instead of hydrocarbons.

Kaddour has also announced that his department has set up a major programme as part of its energy management strategy that will start in September 2018. It will affect nearly a million Tunisian families who consume less energy of 100 kilowatt and will provide support for the installation of solar collectors.

Source: TAP News Agency

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Call for tenders to be launched next week for production of 800 MW by renewable energies

The Ministry of Energy, will publish next week, a call for tenders for the achievement of a project of production of 800 megawatts by renewable energies (solar and wind), for an investment of 2400 million dinars, Minister of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy, Khaled Kaddour announced Friday in Monastir.

He said in a statement to media, on the sidelines of a workshop on the preparations for The Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG), for the peak period of consumption, during the summer of 2018, that it is a significant investment in the public-private partnership.

The minister also noted that the daily consumption of electricity in Tunisia is about 2400 megawatts and that it reaches the 4200 MW during the peak period, ensuring that the STEG is ready to deal with the growing demand for electricity during the summer season.

He also recalled that the STEG has started the achievement of a project of production of 10 megawatts by renewable energies in Tozeur, announcing that another station of production of the electricity by the solar energy will be realized, also with Tozeur, whose specifications will be ready soon.

The minister said that his department is also planning to direct the subsidy towards renewable energy instead of hydrocarbons.

Kaddour has also announced that his department has set up a major programme as part of its energy management strategy that will start in September 2018. It will affect nearly a million Tunisian families who consume less energy of 100 kilowatt and will provide support for the installation of solar collectors.

Source: TAP News Agency

� "Nidaa Tounes movement has no problem in changing the government of Youssef Chahed, provided
Secretary of State for mines Hachem Hmidi said Monday that no site was chosen for
Secretary of State for mines Hachem Hmidi said Monday that no site was chosen for
Eleven Tunisian fishermen were rescued on Sunday by a Coast Guard unit following the sinking
Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui will take part, Monday in Algiers, in the fourth