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Qatar’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, HE Sheikh Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali al-Thani, announced that Qatar would start producing solar power this year, in an effort to reduce gas emissions and increase the use of renewable energy. The minister declared Qatar would produce 800 megawatts of solar power this year, and the country’s goal of producing 1.6 gigawatts of solar power by 2030. Sheikh Faleh also noted that Qatar has managed to reduce 80% of gas emission in the Al Shaheen Gas field, one of the largest gas fields in the world. 

Qatar to produce 800MW of solar power this year

Qatar’s Minister of Environment and Climate Change, HE Sheikh Faleh bin Nasser bin Ahmed bin Ali al-Thani, announced that Qatar would start producing solar power this year, in an effort to reduce gas emissions and increase the use of renewable energy. The minister declared Qatar would produce 800 megawatts of solar power this year, and the country’s goal of producing 1.6 gigawatts of solar power by 2030. Sheikh Faleh also noted that Qatar has managed to reduce 80% of gas emission in the Al Shaheen Gas field, one of the largest gas fields in the world. 

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