Tunisia has awarded the first elements of ambitious plans to develop over 1GW of renewables capacity by 2020.

Renewables provided just 3% of Tunisia’s power output for 2016. The country’s ‘renewables action plan,’ published in March, would see this share soar to 12% in 2020 and 30% by 2030 by when Tunis is targeting a combined 4.7GW of solar and wind capacity. (CONTINUED - 1151 WORDS)