Tunisia

Tunisia relies almost entirely on fossil fuels to meet its domestic energy needs. Over 94% of installed energy capacity in the country is hydrocarbon-fired. Tunisia imports most of its energy needs, despite being a relatively small natural gas and oil producer. The remaining 6% of installed capacity come from renewable energy resources; mostly hydro and wind. The government is making efforts to integrate 30% of total electricity generation from renewable energy resources by 2030. Tunisia has also focused strongly on energy efficiency as a way of diversifying its energy mix, with existing regulatory frameworks and energy efficiency laws. The government seeks to reduce energy consumption by 17% by 2020 and by 30% in 2030. 

Tunisia is a RCREEE member state since 2008.

With the support of the Sudanese Ministry of Water Resources and Electricity, the African Union Commission (AUC) in cooperation with the Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE), the League of Arab States (LAS), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), NEPAD...
Following the ninth meeting of the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Experts Committee of the League of Arab states, which recommended the acceleration of implementing The Solar Heating Arab Mark and Certification Initiative (SHAMCI) at the national level in Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan and Lebanon...
25 July 2017 - During a signature ceremony at the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Rome, RCREEE signed two Memorandum of Understandings with RES4MED and MEDENER to formalize and further enhance cooperation on renewable energy deployment and energy efficiency in the Mediterranean. MEDENER...
The Tunisian Ministry of Energy has just launched the first authorization round for projects in the renewable energy sector in line with the ‘authorization scheme’ set out in the Tunisian Decree 2016-1123 dated 9 February 2017 ( http://www.energymines.gov.tn/autorisation.htm ). Interested parties...
The National Agency of Energy Management (ANME) and GIZ in Tunisia organized “Relaunch of PROSOL Residential Program and Large Scale Diffusion of SWH in Tunisia” workshop on 20 April in Sousse, Tunisia. Within the framework of RCREEE alliance and cooperation with national institutions, RCREEE...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the League of Arab States (LAS) and the regional GIZ project Promoting employment through renewable energy and energy efficiency in the Middle East and North Africa (RE-ACTIVATE) organized 3 events on 22, 23...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) Executive Director, Ahmed Badr attended the 12 th meeting of the Arab Ministerial Council for Electricity and its 33rd Executive Bureau meeting held on 5-6 April 2017 at the General Secretariat of the League of Arab States'...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) in cooperation with the League of Arab States (LAS) and the regional GIZ project RE-ACTIVATE are organizing a regional conference on “Decentralized Renewable Energy Solutions in the Arab Region: A Driver of Local Value and Job...
The Regional Center for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) contributed to the World Bank Report “RISE – Regulatory Indicators for Sustainable Energy”. RCREEE experts contributed to the data collection from Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Tunisia and Yemen. RISE is a...
The League of Arab States and RCREEE has organized this month together in collaboration with the Tunisian Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energy a workshop on “The Arab Renewable Energy Framework and Renewable Energy Progress Reporting Guideline for LAS Member States”, which took place on...

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