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Promotion of renewable energies and energy efficiency in Tunisia


Pays : Tunisie

Lead executing agency : Agence Nationale pour la Maîtrise de l’Energie (ANME), an agency of the Ministère de l’Industrie et de la Technologie (MIT)

Commissioned by : German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

Overall term : 2003 to 2013


Much greater use is made of renewable energies and energy efficiency is increased. Potential for savings in energy consumption is harnessed. The Tunisian government has a long-term sustainable development strategy for its energy sector.


The project supports the Tunisian Government in aligning its energy policy with its sustainable development strategy. It is also advising on how to create an enabling environment that promotes renewable energies and energy efficiency. A key area is its support for implementation of Tunisia’s Solar Plan (Plan Solaire Tunisien) which was approved in 2009. The project works with Tunisia’s industry ministry, energy agency and other government, private sector and civil society actors.

1. The project promotes investment in renewable energies and energy efficiency by providing information and technical advice and by supporting relevant projects.
2. Advice is offered to providers of energy technologies and services on how to improve their products and services.
3. Information on how to use renewable energies, save energy and access funding instruments in these fields is given to Tunisian energy consumers.
4 . Consulting engineers, private companies, architects and public sector employees receive training in the field of renewable energies and energy efficiency.
5. Through development partnerships with the private sector, the project supports European and Tunisian companies in their endeavours to transfer sustainable energy technologies.

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