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Chevron goes solar in Qatar

Oil major and GreenGulf invest $20m in solar test site.

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Chevron and GulfSolar will build a huge solar test site in Qatar.
Chevron and GulfSolar will build a huge solar test site in Qatar.

US Oil major Chevron and GreenGulf, a Qatar-based renewables and clean technology company, have agree to invest US$20 million in a solar test facility at the Qatar Science and Technology Park (QSTP).

The project will encompass a 35,000 m2 testing site, where the companies will evaluate a variety of photovoltaic and solar thermal technologies, and their suitability to regional climate and conditions.

The test site will be operational by December this year, according to the companies.
 

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