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Qatar set to float tenders for 200 MW solar power plant

Qatar will soon issue tenders for the first phase of the country’s solar energy plant which aims to generate 200 MW of electricity, a report said. The Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has set up a roadmap for the Qatar National Vision 2030 which focuses on renewable energy, according to the Al Sharq … Continue reading Qatar set to float tenders for 200 MW solar power plant

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Qatar mulls concentrated solar power (CSP) plants

Qatar is considering setting up concentrated solar power plants, according to top officials at Qatar Petroleum (QP). Every square kilometer of land in Qatar is receiving solar energy equivalent to 1.5m barrels of crude oil in a year. The country also has an average daily sunshine time exceeding 9.5 hours and abundant free land space … Continue reading Qatar mulls concentrated solar power (CSP) plants

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Solar power sparks innovation in Qatar

Solar energy is abundant in Qatar. All that untapped solar power could create a new energy economy in this oil-rich nation. Researchers are already testing solar-powered cooling systems and water desalination plants. Researcher Nesrin Ozalp slides on a pair of big, black, UV resistant sunglasses and enters her lab in the research facility at Texas … Continue reading Solar power sparks innovation in Qatar

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QSTEC and Kahramaa sign MOU to distribute solar power in Qatar

Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) committed to supporting Kahramaa with the future distribution of solar energy by signing a Memorandum of Understanding on Sunday. Dr Khalid Klefeekh Al Hajri, Chairman and CEO of QSTec and Engr. Essa Hilal Al-Kuwari, President of Kahramaa both signed the MOU at the Kahramaa President’s office in West Bay, Doha. Dr … Continue reading QSTEC and Kahramaa sign MOU to distribute solar power in Qatar

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