Amir of Qatar HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani has inaugurated Al Kharsaah Solar Power Plant in Al Kharsaah.
During the ceremony, a documentary film was shown about the plant which covers 10 square kilometers and includes more than 1,800,000 solar panels.
The film also showed the phases of the plant progress and its role in meeting 10% of the country’s peak electricity demand, as well as the operations and the use of robots to enhance the efficiency of the plant.
After the inauguration, the Amir toured the plant’s main control room and listened to an explanation of its role in meeting the local needs of energy supply and Qatar Energy’s strategic goals for sustainability, which includes producing clean energy towards a responsible transition to low-carbon energy.
Prime Minister and Minister of Interior HE Sheikh Khalid Bin Khalifa Bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, a number of Their Excellencies Sheikhs and ministers and senior officials of local and international companies attended the ceremony.