As the summer peak season approaches Tunisia looks ready to roll out the first units of two power plants which are set to add more than 600MW to the country’s 5.3GW installed capacity.

Industry Minister Slim Feriani on 10 June said the new units would start-up in the “coming weeks of June” and would help Tunisia avoid power cuts this summer – something state-utility Steg has been warning about for months. (CONTINUED - 1022 WORDS)