Tunisia: Indian Firm Wins Bid for Sfax-Sousse Electricity Transmission Line

by | Dec 10, 2022 | Economic, Tunisia


In early December 2022, Indian firm Larsen & Toubro and the Société Tunisienne de l’Electricité et du Gaz (STEG) announced plans to reinforce the high-voltage electricity transmission line between Sousse and Sfax. The project is estimated to cost 215.5 million dinars and will be funded by the World Bank.


Our team continues to monitor investment activity in Tunisia as well as infrastructure challenges, particularly those outside of metropolitan Tunis. Reliable power supplies are consistently a challenge for both residential and commercial customers, especially in the summer. Investments in critical infrastructure will help alleviate some operational challenges.