The Ministry of Industry and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in Tunisia has tagged some 30 firms and/or consortia as part of the tender process to add 800 MW of capacity to the country’s national grid.
Among the companies selected were Masdar, EDF EN, Acciona Energia, Canadian Solar, Enel Green Power, Engie, Fotowatio Renewable Venture, ACWA Power, Total Eren and Scatec Solar.
The call for prequalification was launched in May 2018 by the Tunisian authorities.
The projects concerned are the solar power plants of (50 MW) Tozeur (50 MW), Sidi Bouzid Kairouan (100 MW), Gafsa (100 MW) and Tataouine (200 MW). The wind farms under the call are Jbel Abderrahmane (200 MW) and Jbel Tbaga (100 MW).