Tunisia - city of Sousse

Integrated Urban Development Programme : implementation of an energy master plan

The project is part of the Integrated Urban Development Programme of the city of Sousse. Planair is in charge of Component 2: Implementation of an energy master plan.

The master plan is set up based on the energy city approach (”cite de l’énergie”)/European Energy Award in collaboration with the "Alliance des communes pour la transition énergétique" programme of the Tunisian National Agency for Energy Conservation (ANME).

The activities are as follows:

  • Public lighting: Drawing up a lighting plan giving the strategic orientations concerning the lighting development and evaluation of the lighting management mode ;
  • Public buildings: Renovation plan/strategic orientations for new municipal buildings and in particular the eco-design of the new town hall. Generalise the use of solar energy for the most energy-intensive municipal buildings ;
  • Vehicles : Fleet management plan and fuel management (focus: waste collection) ;
  • Residential buildings: Ecoconstruction (collective/individual) of a district of the city and support for the local manufacture of solar water heaters ;
  • Tertiary buildings: Promoting the use of solar energy in the hotel/tourism sector in collaboration with ANME and STEG (Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company) ;
  • Industrial sector: support to be defined according to the needs during the project.

Project Partners
Transitec, Sides, INSER

Link to the reference sheet  (right click and open)

  • Maître de l'ouvrage Name of Client: URBAPLAN Beneficiary: Sousse municipality Funding: State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO) of the Swiss Confederation
  • Lieu Tunisia
  • Année de réalisation 2019 à 2021