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Tunisia proposes a joint power station in the Maghreb region
The Tunisian Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mines has proposed to its Algerian counterpart to establish a joint power station among the Maghreb region, in order to meet the peak periods of consumption, with priority given to Libya for benefiting from this project.
Tunisian energy minister, Mongi Marzouk, discussed in a telephone call on Tuesday with his Algerian counterpart, Mohamed Arkab cooperation in the production and distribution of electricity between Tunisia, Algeria, Morocco, and Libya, in order to face peak consumption periods.
Marzouk suggested several projects on ways of supplying Libya with electricity, including constructing a large power station in "Skhira" costal town in Tunisia to provide Libya with power as a first stage.