TuNur project has been re-evaluated by DESERTEC Foundation and has been found in conformity with DESERTEC principles, criteria and indicators. These principles take into account the water use of the project, its socio-economic impact and benefits, its environmental responsibility and conservation and the reliability of the electricity supply.
Greek Solar Project is Awarded Grant by the European Commission
Nur-Moh Heliothermal SA, the joint venture owned by UK based solar energy developer, Nur Energie Ltd, and Motor Oil Hellas, one of Greece’s leading energy companies, has officially been awarded a €42 Million grant. The grant comes from the ‘NER 300’ program, a financing instrument jointly managed by the European Commission, European Investment Bank and Member States.
Tunisia Eyes Renewables, Efficiency as Gas output declines
Jul 22, 2013
Energy intelligence - July 2013
Energy intelligence published in its July issue “Tunisia Eyes Renewables, Efficiency as Gas output declines” where it depicts the energy situation in Tunisia and the strategies to face gas reserves decline and energy demand increase. These include renewable energy mix objectives and energy efficiency. As part of Tunisia energy strategy, solar export is being considered through the launch of TuNur project which is currently being considered for an agreement with the Tunisian Government.
Solar export from North Africa to Europe: no longer a mirage
Feb 12, 2013
The Energy Industry Times- February 2013
Dr. Till Stenzel and Kevin Sara, respectively CEO and Chairman of TuNur Ltd, published in The Energy Industry Times an article about the realization of the vision of exporting solar power from North Africa to Europe through the TuNur project. The article explains the advantages of CSP compared to other renewable energy such as PV and wind. TuNur project is the first gigawatt-scale solar export project between Tunisia and Europe which has already achieved major milestones. It is also endorsed by DESERTEC Foundation and already many multilateral banks and strategic equity investors have declared their interest in financing this project.
Kevin Sara, CEO of Nur Energie Ltd and Chairman of TuNur Ltd discusses the TuNur project and Nur Energie firsthand experience of the challenges and opportunities of private investment in Tunisia during its democratic transition period, at the G8 Deauville Partnership Investment Conference in London.
Kevin Sara, Chairman and CEO of Nur Energie, outlined the company’s solar energy activities in North Africa and the barriers to green growth across the Mediterranean region at the "Global Growth Conference, on the 22nd and 23rd of February 2013.
Nur Energie is a multi-technology solar power plant developer in the Mediterranean.
What we do
A solar developer and utility
Nur Energie develops solar power plants in the Mediterranean region and is establishing itself as a solar electric utility, developing, owning and operating large scale solar power generating assets in the region.
A multi-technology developer
Nur Energie works with different solar technologies (including CSP, CPV, PV and BIPV), and selects the best matched technology for each particular project based on its unique geographic and solar resource characteristics.
Solar export from the Sahara
Nur Energie is developing a large-scale solar power export project from the Sahara to Europe.