QEERI to launch Qatar Solar Map soon

Qatar Environment and Energy Research Institute (QEERI), an initiative of Qatar Foundation, in partnership with Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) will set up a Qatar Solar Map within a year for providing data on solar energy in the country.

An agreement in this regard was signed by Abdulla Nasser al-Subaey, chairman, CAA and Dr Mohamed Ahmad Khaleel, executive manager, QEERI.

The QEERI team will focus on 13 locations identified by the Qatar Meteorology Department (QMD) and will measure the quality of sunlight and prepare data, enabling industries and entities to produce solar energy efficiently.

“The partnership is core to creating a Qatar solar map enabling sound investment and possibly large scale deployment of Photovoltaic cells in Qatar”, pointed Dr Khaleel.
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Source News: Gulf Times