Construction of 100-MW Solar Power Plant in Kairouan set to Begin

The construction of a 100-MW solar power plant in Kairouan is about to start. The Managing Director of AMEA Power Group, Mohamed Al Nowais, Minister of Industry, Mines, and Energy Neila Gongi, and officials of the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) met in Tunis on Monday to discuss the project financial close. The solar power plant in Kairouan is part of the first series of solar projects totaling 500MW. They are all registered under a concession program launched by the Tunisian government, Construction Review Online reports. In order to support Tunisia’s…