Budgetary constraints and the need to balance peak electricity demand in the summer months are driving the Tunisian government’s energy policy, which is benefiting gas in the power generation mix.
But plans for an electricity interconnector with Europe and the growth of renewables could threaten the dominance of gas in the medium term, analysts say.
The latest figures show gas has a 96% share in Tunisian electricity production. With new projects on track to be completed by 2020, its position seems secure. However, the government plans to...
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