• Tunisia has tendered 70 MW PV capacity under Round 2 of its 'Authorization Regime'
  • As in first round, the second round also has two parts - 60 MW and 10 MW capacity
  • Maximum project capacity in 60 MW category will be 10 MW; in 10 MW category, 1 MW will be the maximum limit
  • All these projects will sell clean power to the Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas

The Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has tendered another 70 MW of solar PV capacity. There are two parts to this tender. In the first part, the total capacity will be 60 MW, with maximum proejct capacity of 10 MW each. The second part will have a total 10 MW, which will be have projects with a maximum size of 1 MW.

Clean power generated by these projects will be sold to the Tunisian Company of Electricity and Gas (STEG). Interested bidders will need to submit their proposals by August 15, 2018 to the ministry.

This 70 MW capacity tender is the second round of the Tunisian authorization regime. In round one, the government awarded 64 MW out of 70 MW tendered.

There was also another big tender of 1 GW launched recently, of which solar and wind comprised 500 MW each (see 500 MW Tunisia PV Tender).