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

24/03/2017

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

15/03/2017

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

12/03/2017

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

11/08/2016

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

11/06/2016

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

05/06/2016

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

22/05/2016

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

20/04/2016

• 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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Shams Generation showcases wonders of the sun at Solar Art Exhibition

06/04/2016

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.

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Turkish and Qatari cooperation to further develop Turkey’s solar industry

24/03/2016

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.

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