In the spirit of the holy month of Ramadan, Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC
) and Independent Power Producers (IPP) companies organised a Suhoor for its employees at the Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel.
Qatar's utility major Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC
) has said it was considering its foreign investments as very important asset for the future, as the foreign investments shall constitute the major portion of the company profits through foreign projects in which the company participates through Nebras Power Company, where in QEWC
owns 60 percent of the shares.
According to reports from QEWC
, the expected peak load on the grid - which occurs during the period from April to October, amid skyrocketing demand for air conditioning - was approximately 6,800MW for the summer of 2014, meaning that Qatar had a surplus capacity of around 1,950MW.
Dr Al Sada said the opening and operation of the RAF A3 station in the given time and within the expected budget confirms QEWC
's role in contributing in achieving water security in the country.
The report, in Gulf Times, said QEWC
made 1.53 billion riyals in 2014, an 11 per cent increase on 2013, but did not include a fourth-quarter amount.
The production will begin from mid-2017," Fahad Al Muhannadi, General Manager of QEWC
was quoted as saying in the report, which cited the daily Al Sharq.
desalination plant, to be operated and maintained ultimately by QEWC
, will be built by the MC-TTCL consortium on a Full Turn Key (FTK) basis and in keeping with the national plans established by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA), which is the national power & water grid operator.
Dr Khalid Klefeekh Al Hajri, chairman and CEO of QST, said: "QST is extremely proud to be signing this agreement with QEWC
as it marks the important progress towards providing a sustainable source of energy in Qatar, part of the Qatar National Vision 2030." He added, "We hope that the collaboration will see many projects become a reality both here in Qatar and across the globe."
, which was planned to build two power stations in Syria in cooperation with the Ministry of Electricity announced that it had canceled two projects and decided to move its investments to Jordan.
The Middle EastAAEs third biggest publicly listed utility by income, Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC
), has partnered with JapanAAEs
A spokesman for the Qatar Electricity & Water Company (QEWC
) announced on Wednesday the cancellation of plans to build two power plants in Syria, pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT reported on Thursday.
Qatar Electricity & Water (QEWC
) slipped 0.6 percent despite posting a 23 percent rise in full-year profit.