Tunisia’s 70 MW Solar PV Tender Attracts Lowest Bid of €0.035/kWh


The announcement, which was related to a procurement process launched in January, was made by Belhassen Chiboud, the head of the ministry’s energy program.

Tunisia continues to attract renewable energy investments with 40 applications filed for 1 MW projects and 17 for 10 MW projects,” he said, adding that the prices for the 10 MW projects are between €35/MWh and €37/MWh.

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The government did not disclose any other details about the procurement exercise. The final results will be announced at a later date. The selected projects will sell electricity to state-owned utility STEG under long-term power purchase agreements.

By comparison, in Tunisia’s third tender, the final bids fell in the €0.0387/kWh range.

Author: Emiliano Bellini

This article was originally published in pv magazine and is republished with permission.

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