Categories: Tunisia Updates Date: Oct 21, 2009 Title: Nur Energie presents at the World Bank/African Development Bank ConferenceThe World Bank together with the African Development Bank hosted a two-day conference on “CSP Scale-up in the MENA region” in Tunis at which Till Stenzel, COO of Nur Energie, presented Nur Energie's progress in preparing the first utility-scale solar export project between North Africa and Europe.
The World Bank together with the African Development Bank hosted a two-day conference in Tunis on 21-22 October to mark the launch of their new $750m CTF facility dedicated to CSP in the MENA region. In total, the World Bank aims to leverage $6-8bn in multi-lateral as well as private finance to support about 1GW in new CSP generation and associated transmission investment. Till Stenzel, COO of Nur Energie presented Nur Energie’s progress in preparing the first utility-scale solar export project between North Africa and Europe. Drawing on recently completed proprietary studies by Nur Energie, a feasible HVDC cable route between Tunisia and Italy was presented, as well as first results from the environmental impact study at its target site in Tunisia.
Nur Energie’s presentation can be accessed here