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Kahramaa receives 5 bids from leading firms for solar plant

Kahramaa receives 5 bids from leading firms for solar plant

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa ) has received five bids from international developers qualified for the first solar power project in the country to produce electricity ...

Tarsheed helps Qatar save QR1.75bn by reducing electricity, water consumption

Tarsheed helps Qatar save QR1.75bn by reducing electricity, water consumption

The prestigious National Programme for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed) by General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has helped Qatar save QR1.75bn in 2018 ...

Venezuela declares holiday as new nationwide blackout hits

Venezuela declares holiday as new nationwide blackout hits

Venezuela decreed a holiday Tuesday to cope with a new near-nationwide blackout that the government alleged was caused by an ‘attack’ targeting its main hydroelectric plant.

Guaido, Maduro rallies set as Venezuela emerges from blackout

Guaido, Maduro rallies set as Venezuela emerges from blackout

Thousands of Venezuelans prepared to protest once again Saturday as opposition leader Juan Guaido cranks up the pressure on beleaguered President Nicolas Maduro and the lights came back on following an electricity ...

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to homes

Massachusetts residents cleared to return to homes

Natural gas leaks on Thursday triggered a series of explosions and fires in Andover, North Andover and Lawrence.

Gas blasts drive thousands from homes in Boston suburbs

Gas blasts drive thousands from homes in Boston suburbs

The blasts on Thursday destroyed scores of homes and other buildings and left more than 18,000 homes and businesses without power.

Flood toll in India's Kerala state rises to 445

Flood toll in India's Kerala state rises to 445

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in a tweet said that more than 130,000 flood-hit houses had been cleaned, or nearly a third of those affected.

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraq PM sacks electricity minister after weeks of protest

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Sunday sacked his minister of electricity, his office said, following weeks of protests against corruption and chronic power outages.

Al Hidan power station ready to feed Al Bayt stadium

Al Hidan power station ready to feed Al Bayt stadium

President of Kahramaa Essa Hilal al- Kuwari said the station was built at a cost of about QR 138mn.

Wind, solar technologies set to push Mena's electricity mix to 50% by 2050

Wind, solar technologies set to push Mena's electricity mix to 50% by 2050

Wind and solar technologies will push the Middle East and North Africa (Mena) region's electricity mix to 50% by 2050, according to a study.

Singapore business district hit by rare power outage

Singapore business district hit by rare power outage

Such disruptions are rare in the wealthy Southeast Asian city-state, where residents and businesses are used to efficient and uninterrupted public utilities services.

Tarsheed 2nd phase aims to further cut water, power usage

Tarsheed 2nd phase aims to further cut water, power usage

It was also announced that the Tarsheed committee would provide technical support to a number of projects in Qatar to produce 500 to 700mw of electricity from renewable and alternative energy sources.