In a progressive and unprecedented step for the region, Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), in collaboration with Qatar Museums, today inaugurated MENA’s first Solar Art Festival – a two-week fair that celebrates and promotes sustainability, the multiple uses of solar energy and awareness about the increasingly central role that renewable energy will occupy in future across the globe. Notably, the maiden edition of the festival is held under the patronage of Her Excellency Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa Al-Thani, Chairperson of Qatar Museums.
Enlisting new partners in the common ambition to create a renewable energy-driven future, Chairman and CEO, Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), Dr. Khalid Klefeekh Al Hajri met with officials from the Republic of the Philippines, including Department of Energy Secretary, His Excellency Alfonso G. Cusi, and Philippines’ Ambassador to the State of Qatar, His Excellency Alan L. Timbayan.
Celebrating the third edition of its popular educational initiative, Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), a member of Qatar Foundation, held the inauguration ceremony of the Shams Generation 3 exhibition at the Fire Station on 24 April 2017. Over 400 pieces of solar artwork are on display from 24 April to May 1, exhibiting the handicraft of students from over 20 schools and universities from across Qatar.
Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) announced today that it had successfully produced its first polysilicon at its 8,000 metric tonnes per annum (MTPA) manufacturing facility in Qatar.
Student Alex Greene of the International School of London is one of the thousands of students that are taking part in QSTec's Shams Generation (SG) initiative.
Students and teachers from Qatar Academy (QA) gathered to showcase their solar art creations in an exhibition of their works at Qatar Foundation’s recreations center. The only thing matching the sun’...
Watch QSTec's Chairman & CEO, Dr Khalid K. Al Hajri, during a recent interview at the London Stock Exchange studios discusses the growth of solar energy, the expansion of QSTec across the entire solar value chain and how QSTec is laying the foundation for the MENA region's future solar industry development.
Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), a member of Qatar Foundation, was awarded the Best GCC Integrated Solar Company Award in recognition for its advancement along the solar value chain by World Finance magazine, a highly prestigious bi-monthly publication that comprehensively covers and analyzes the global financial industry, international business arena and the world economy.
Dr. Khalid Klefeekh Al Hajri, Chairman and CEO of Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec), a member of Qatar Foundation, delivered the keynote address at the Energy Security Summit 2016. His address, entitled “Transition to Renewable Energy – Evolution, Not Revolution,” described the global move from conventional to renewable sources of energy as a trend that was part of a consistent progression to meet the growing need for power in a reliable, sustainable and cost-effective way.