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Developing the solar energy market in Tunisia


Period
2017 - 2019

Implementing agencies
Ministry of Energy, Tunisia

African partners
Government

Names of African partners involved
Government of Tunisia

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

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
GIZ

Geographical scope
Country

Countries where active
Tunisia

Sectors
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
No

Climate focus
No

Type of financing
Grant

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.

Comments

Sources
https://www.giz.de/en/worldwide/24251.html

Contact information
Amin Chtioui; Project Chief amin.chtioui@giz.de

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