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QSTec shines brightly for SolarWorld Industries


Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) announced Thursday that it had successfully come to an arrangement that would see SolarWorld Industries emerge from insolvency and ensure the continuation of solar manufacturing in Germany.

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Shams Generation solar artwork shines in Fire Station museum gallery


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.

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QSTec starts up its 8,000 MT polysilicon facility in 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.

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Shams Generation student Alex Greene talks about his solar art project


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.

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Shams Generation creating the next generation of solar citizens


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’...

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Qatar Solar Technologies lays foundation for MENA region's solar industry


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.

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QSTec wins “Best GCC Integrated Solar Company” from World Finance magazine


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.

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QSTec Chairman Delivers Keynote Address at Energy Security Summit 2016 in Germany


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.

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QSTec’s Shams Generation Wins Ta’atheer Award for Best CSR Integrated Business


Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) was awarded the Best CSR Integrated Business Award for its Shams Generation solar education initiative at the Ta’atheer Awards in Dubai. Companies from across the region competed for these prestigious annual awards that honored their contributions to the development of their respective societies. To receive the awards, senior leaders of the shortlisted organizations were invited to a presentation ceremony held during the ceremony during the 13th MENA Social Impact and CSR Forum at the Address Hotel in Dubai Marina, UAE.

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Shams Generation puts the A in STEAM education


• Texas A&M at Qatar becomes the first tertiary education school in Qatar to include the Shams Generation program into coursework
• 30 TAMQ students exhibit fully functional solar products

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