Qatar Launches Solar Program To Conserve North Field
Qatar, hosting this year’s UN climate talks, has launched its solar energy program, aiming to hit its target, announced in May of 10% of its electric power from renewables by 2018. This would require about 1.5gw of production capacity (MEES, 28 May).
It is preparing to tender its first 200mw solar power project in the first quarter of 2013, the country’s Minister of Energy and Industry Muhammad...