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Developing the solar energy market in Tunisia

2017 - 2019

Implementing agencies
Ministry of Energy, Tunisia

African partners

Names of African partners involved
Government of Tunisia

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Single donor, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Electricity

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
The project supports the efforts of the Tunisian Government to expand the market for decentralised photovoltaic systems.

Main activities
The project works with its implementation partner, the National Agency for Energy Conservation (ANME), and other partners in the capital, the provinces and the municipalities, to improve the general regulatory conditions and services. Stakeholders in the local solar energy market – including the Agency, the energy utility STEG, municipalities and governorates, company representatives, banks and consumer organisations – are cooperating in three focus regions to draw up and jointly implement action plans designed to promote investment.



Contact information
Amin Chtioui; Project Chief

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