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Qatar Cool, Tarsheed promote energy conservation

by Baset Asaba on Mar 1, 2016




Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool) and National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed), launched by Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa ), have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote conservation and energy efficiency in Qatar.

The MoU outlines their plans to work together to expand on energy conservation and efficiency practices, training and awareness. Both parties will work together on environmental celebrations such as World Water Day and World Environment Day.

"With the parallel drive to ensure Qatar's sustainability for future generations, it is imperative to form strategic partnerships to tackle environmental, social and economic challenges to further advance our efforts collectively. Both parties aim at rationalising the consumption of water and electricity and intensifying the culture of conservation of vital resources" said Yasser al-Jaidah, CEO, Qatar Cool .

Abdul Aziz al-Hammadi, manager, conservation and energy efficiency department at Kahramaa , said: "Tarsheed was launched under the patronage of HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani in 2012 to drive forward the effort to encourage and empower the public to make their homes, workplaces and lifestyles more sustainable, efficient and environment-friendly in service to save electricity and water and achieve Qatar National Vision 2030.

"To accomplish this, we have to collaborate with all sectors so as to promote the culture and technology of conservation and energy efficiency. This includes our collaboration with Qatar Cool , which we are very
pleased about."

The MoU between Qatar Cool and Tarsheed lays out plans of advancement in conservational awareness and improvements focused around energy efficiency. Qatar Cool and Tarsheed will work together to strengthen the country's awareness, focusing on conservation of resources while ensuring maximum efficiency, especially within the residential areas where Qatar Cool is functioning and the residential sector in general.

The partnership will extend to positive activities such as events, campaigns and awareness workshops.


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