Country:Tunisia
Year:2009
Policy status:In Force
Jurisdiction:National
Date Effective:2009
Policy Type:Economic Instruments>Fiscal/financial incentives>Grants and subsidies
Energy Efficiency Policy Targets:Multi-Sectoral Policy
Renewable Energy Policy Targets:Solar Thermal, Multiple RE Sources, Multiple RE Sources, Heating, Multiple RE Sources, Power, Solar
Policy Sector:Multi-sectoral Policy
Agency:Ministry of Industry, Energy and Small and Medium Enterprises
URL:http://www.riaed.net/IMG/pdf/decret_no2009-362_du_9_fevrier_2009_francais.pdf
Legal References:Law 2009-7 allocating premiums; Decree2009/362
Energy Efficiency Description:

Tunisia's National Agency in charge of Energy Efficiency (ANME) provides energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment projects with a range of premiums once the project is running, in the form of refunds. Premiums allocated to renewable energy projects are set as follows:

  • A TDN 200 - equivalent to USD 137;
  • premium for residential and small scale solar thermal water heaters;
  • 30% of initial investment cost for solar thermal water heaters in the industrial and service sectors;
  • 40% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 20 000 ceiling, for electricity production in the agricultural sector;
  • 40% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 20 000 ceiling, for biogas production;
  • 30% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 3 000 ceiling, for electricity production in solar PV equipped buildings;
  • 20% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 50 000 ceiling, for cogeneration facilities;

The Decree also creates a Specific Consultation Commission to the Industry, Energy and Small and Medium Enterprise Ministry, in charge of managing and assessing the attribution of the subsidies.

Renewable Energy Description:

Tunisia's National Agency in charge of Energy Efficiency (ANME) provides energy efficiency and renewable energy deployment projects with a range of premiums once the project is running, in the form of refunds. Premiums allocated to renewable energy projects are set as follows:

  • A TDN 200 - equivalent to USD 137;
  • premium for residential and small scale solar thermal water heaters;
  • 30% of initial investment cost for solar thermal water heaters in the industrial and service sectors;
  • 40% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 20 000 ceiling, for electricity production in the agricultural sector;
  • 40% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 20 000 ceiling, for biogas production;
  • 30% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 3 000 ceiling, for electricity production in solar PV equipped buildings;
  • 20% of initial investment cost, with a TDN 50 000 ceiling, for cogeneration facilities;

The Decree also creates a Specific Consultation Commission to the Industry, Energy and Small and Medium Enterprise Ministry, in charge of managing and assessing the attribution of the subsidies.

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