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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 ...

Kahramaa aims to lower per capita power, water use by 8% and 15% by 2022: OBG

Kahramaa aims to lower per capita power, water use by 8% and 15% by 2022: OBG

Kahramaa aims to reduce per capita consumption of electricity and water by 8% and 15%, respectively as part of the second phase of ‘Tarsheed’ programme ...

Kahramaa signs deal to increase water desalination capacity

Kahramaa signs deal to increase water desalination capacity

The General Electricity and Water Corporation - Kahramaa and Umm Al Houl Power Co signed an agreement on Monday to increase water desalination capacity by 61.5mn gallons ...

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 ...

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

Drought wipes popular Chilean lake from the map

The cows and horses would have come for the last blades of grass. Now their bones are scattered on the cracked earth, victims of drought that wiped Santiago's weekend playground Lake Aculeo from the map.

Prime Minister visits water quality laboratory in Duhail

Prime Minister visits water quality laboratory in Duhail

HE the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani visited the water quality laboratory of Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) in Al Duhail.

Pakistan PM appeals for funds to construct water storage dams

Pakistan PM appeals for funds to construct water storage dams

Official estimates show that by 2025 Pakistan will be facing an "absolute scarcity" of water, with less than 500 cubic metres available per person.

Dam breach floods communities in Myanmar, blocks highway

Dam breach floods communities in Myanmar, blocks highway

Water from a breached dam flooded communities in central Myanmar on Wednesday and blocked part of a highway linking the main cities of Yangon, Mandalay and Naypyitaw.

Thai cave rescuers at ‘war with water and time’ to free trapped boys

Thai cave rescuers at ‘war with water and time’ to free trapped boys

A rescue mission for a young Thai soccer team and their coach trapped for two weeks in a flooded cave is at ‘war with water and time’, its leader said on Saturday ...

Qatar achieves goal of water for sustainable development

Qatar achieves goal of water for sustainable development

Qatar has achieved the sixth goal of sustainable development by ensuring the availability of water and sanitation services for all in the country, HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada said ...

Drought-hit Iraq suspends farming of key crops

Drought-hit Iraq suspends farming of key crops

An unusually bad drought has forced Iraq to suspend the cultivation of rice, corn and other cereals that demand large amounts of water, the agriculture ministry said Monday.

Doha among 4 cities chosen to study sustainable global model

Doha among 4 cities chosen to study sustainable global model

SUNEX will monitor the mentioned global model through a control and sensing network to test the ability and efficiency of its components to improve water and energy sources for local food production.