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Power generation in Qatar to go up by 50% within two years
Experts estimate that Qatar will need to invest $9bn (QAR32.8bn) between 2016 and 2020 in order to achieve its overall energy goals.
Qatar, Sweden mull renewable energy powered desalination plant
In a move geared towards driving down carbon emissions from desalination plants, Qatar and Sweden are in the initial stages of establishing a water desalination project that will purely run on solar and wind energy
Siemens wins 865.5mn substation contract in Qatar
Contract for 35 substations from KAHRAMAA is the largest ever for Siemens in Qatar, and will support the country’s ambitions for a reliable power transmission network
L&T wins $817mn power contract in Qatar
The $817 million order will involve the engineering, procurement and construction of 30 new substations of varying voltage level sand approximately 560km of underground cables
Ras Abu Fontas A3 desalination station launched
Increase of this additional production capacity will help RAF to cover around 60 percent of the country water requirement
Kahramaa awards $2.28bn electric power contracts
The contracts, which have been awarded to local and international companies, are part of the Phase 13 of the Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion plan
QEWC posts $422mn net profit
Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) has registered a net profit of QR1.54 billion ($422 million) for 2016 compared to QR1.5 billion ($411 million) in the year before
Qatar to build major solar project
Siraj Power will have a capital base of $500 million, of which QEWC will own 60 per cent and QP the rest
First SWRO project in Qatar nears completion
Once completed, the new desalination plant is expected to immediately address the growing demand for water in Qatar
Qatar, Japan to cooperate on electricity
Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) has signed the fifth amendment of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) of “The Partnership Project” with Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa), and Japanese Chubu Electric Power Company

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