Selected project examples

10 MW photovoltaic plant in Tozeur, Tunisia


The state-owned utility ‘STEG’ has assigned an EPC contractor to design, build and operate a 10 MW photovoltaic plant in Tozeur in the south of the country. The project is financed by KfW banking group. Fichtner provides technical assistance during design and construction by reviewing technical concepts and construction procedures, assisting the client during commissioning and performance tests until the commercial operation date.

In parallel, Fichtner’s experts are involved in the IPP tender process, which achieved record low-priced proposals, as technical advisors supporting GIZ in elaborating the qualification criteria and technical specification.

Our services

  • Technical assistance during design and construction
  • Review of the technical concept
  • Review of the construction procedures
  • Technical assistance during commissioning
  • Technical assistance during performance tests
  • Contracts review
  • Assistance during tendering

Technical data

  • Peak power: 10 MW
  • Connection to network: 150 / 33 kV


Société Tunisienne de L’Electricité et du Gaz (STEG), Tunis, Tunisia
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH (GIZ), Eschborn, Germany