QatarEnergy Renewable Solutions, has awarded an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract for its industrial cities solar power project (IC Solar) to Samsung C&T. The contract covers two large-scale photovoltaic (PV) solar plants to be built in Mesaieed Industrial City (MIC) and Ras Laffan Industrial City (RLIC). The plants are expected to start electricity production by the end of 2024. This project forms part of the strategy to diversify Qatar’s energy resources and to increase the reliance on high-efficiency renewable energy, with a mid-term target of having 5GW of solar generated power by 2035.
- QatarEnergy awards US$631m EPC contract for IC Solar project