The Tunisian government on Thursday announced plans to promote energy efficiency and slash carbon emissions, Xinhua reported.
Prime Minister Youssef Chahed announced the launch of 10 projects to build photovoltaic plants across the country. Tenders will be released this month.
Chahed told an energy meeting that the country's total energy demand for economic development will be reduced and share of renewable energy increased.
Tunisia plans to reduce its carbon intensity by 41 percent by 2030 and energy intensity by 3 percent by 2020.