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.
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.
A Solar Art Exhibition initiated by Shams Generation, an educational initiative by Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) in collaboration with Qatar Museums is being presented at the Katara Hall 19 – Gallery 2 until the 6th of April. The exhibition was inaugurated on Wednesday evening by Dr Khalid K. Al Hajri, Chairman and CEO of QSTec, and a number of high ranking officials.
In the presence of Dr Khalid K. Al Hajri - Chairman and CEO of QSTec and Ali Rıza Alaboyun – Deputy Minister of Energy and Natural Resources; Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) signed an MOU earlier today with Turkish ELEKTRİK ÜRETİM that will explore areas of mutual interest that aim to further develop Turkey’s solar industry.
The Middle East’s the largest polysilicon production facility is in the final stages of construction and is currently getting ready to reshape the region’s solar energy industry when the first large polysilicon plant rolls out later this year.
Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) will be showcasing its Shams Generation initiative during Qatar Foundation’s (QF) WISE conference from November 3-5 at the Qatar National Convention Centre. Shams generation will be showcased in the Qatar Zone with leading Qatar based organizations that are making a positive impact on education development and learning.
The Middle East is an area of seemingly endless sunshine and yet very little is known within the region about the use of solar energy and its various applications. Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) have set up an innovative hands-on solar learning program called Shams Generation that is attempting to bridge this knowledge gap and develop the next generation of solar engineers, artists and renewable energy entrepreneurs.