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