QEWC, Qeeri team up to face country’s water security challenge

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Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC), and Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (Qeeri), part of Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU), have signed a 20-year research collaboration agreement to address the country’s water security grand challenge as mentioned in the Qatar National Vision 2030 mandate. The agreement, signed by QEWC …

Ras Girtas Power Co wins 2 awards in UK

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Pictured: Abdul Majeed al-Reyahi (right) receiving the RoSPA Electricity Industry Sector Award at a ceremony in the UK. Gulf Times – Ras Girtas Power Company (RGPC) has won the first place in two major award categories at the RoSPA (Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents) Health and Safety Awards, the …

Nebras Power acquires 75% of Dutch solar power leader Zen

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Nebras Power Investment Management, a Dutch affiliate of Nebras, is acquiring 75% stake in Zon Exploitatie Nederland Holding (Zen), a leading developer and operator of solar power generation assets in Netherlands. Gulf-Times : The acquisition provides Nebras with access to the attractive and fast-growing Netherlands renewable power market and is …

Moody’s upgrades ratings of QP, IQ and QEWC

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Global credit rating agency Moody’s has upgraded the outlook on the ‘Aa3’ long-term issuer rating of Qatar Petroleum (QP), the ‘A1’ long-term issuer rating of QP subsidiary Industries Qatar (IQ) and the ‘A1’ long-term issuer rating of Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) to “stable” from “negative”. Concurrently, it has …

QEWC, Japan’s Marubeni sign pact

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QNA/Doha Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) signed an agreement with Japanese company Marubeni to facilitate visits by Qatari engineers, employees and joint venture companies to Marubeni plants and projects in various locations in Japan, the Philippines and Oman. Qatari engineers will be briefed on Marubeni’s practices in management, operation, …

Qatar University, QEWC to establish quality unit for seawater treatment

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QNA/Doha Qatar University and Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) have signed a co-operation agreement to establish a quality calibration unit for the treatment and desalination of seawater under the umbrella of the university’s Centre for Advanced Materials (CAM). Qatar University President Dr Hassan bin Rashid al-Derham signed the agreement …

QEWC to operate Umm Al Houl project from July

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The QR11bn Umm Al Houl Power Project is expected to be operational from July 2018, Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) has said. QEWC chairman HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada, who presided over the company’s annual general meeting yesterday at the Sheraton Grand …