Categories: Tunisia PR Date: Feb 27, 2013 Title: TuNur in conformity with DESERTEC principles
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.
These principles has been assembled by experts from the DESERTEC Foundation and discussed with external scientists and experts. TuNur Ltd is DESERTEC Foundation's partner since 2012. TuNur project is the first DESERTEC project.
The DESERTEC Foundation is a global civil society initiative aiming to shape a sustainable future. It was established on 20 January 2009 as a non-profit foundation that grew out of a network of scientists, politicians and economists from around the Mediterranean, who together developed the DESERTEC Concept. Founding members of DESERTEC Foundation are the German Association of the Club of Rome, members of the international network as well as committed private individuals.