Bid of QAR0.0571/kWh (US$0.01569/kWh) for 800MW project planned west of Doha beats previous auction records secured in Portugal and Dubai.
Grid-connected 800MW project developed with local partners will help the Gulf nation to diversify its energy mix and deliver a 'carbon-neutral' football World Cup in 2022.
Purchase of 25% stake in AEML division by sovereign wealth fund QIA will fund plans to power part of one the world's largest cities with solar and wind.
Integrated solar firm Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) has been in discussion with the Filipino government regarding future collaboration opportunities in growing the PV sector in the Philippines.
Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) has indirectly taken a major interest in PV equipment specialist centrotherm.
A round-up of solar news from throughout the holiday period including SunEdison deals, Qatar's next solar steps and the verdict in Heraeus' patent case.