Licenses granted to four foreign companies producing electricity from wind

ABO WIND AG (Germany), UPC Tunisia Renewables (Netherlands) and French LUCIA HOLDING and VSB Energies Nouvelles got their projects approved in principle and were granted licenses by the Ministry of Industry and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. The four foreign companies produce electricity from wind with a 120 Megawatt generating capacity and an overall investment of 400 million Tunisian dinars. 76 direct and indirect jobs are expected to be created. Mornag (governorate of Ben Arous), Jebel Sidi Bchir, Jebel kochbata and Batiha (governorate of Bizerte) will be the project sites. Works…