Tunisia: Strong investor interest to energise renewables

Tunisia: Strong investor interest to energise renewables

Attracting investment into its domestic renewable energy sector will remain a priority of the Tunisian government over the coming years in line with its efforts to boost energy security and increase foreign direct investment inflows. The strong growth potential of the market and increasing competition in the global renewable energy sector will ensure the country remains an investment bright spot. Risks remain pertinent, however, given elevated levels of political uncertainty and concerns over the financial stability of the off-taker, STEG.

Tunisia at a crossroad

After four years of consensual politics enabled by the coalition between Nidaa Tounes and Ennahda, Tunisia finds itself at a crossroad ahead of the General Elections to be held in December 2019. This report from Castlereagh Associates brings forward the political, economic and social challenges currently facing the country.