June 9, 2014 - Qatar Solar Energy (QSE) today entered the solar market with its announcement of the largest solar technology development and manufacturing facility in the MENA region.
QSE, in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 architected by H.H. the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, is delivering solar energy solutions and manufacturing solar products that will lessen the reliance of the economy on hydrocarbon fuel industries.
"Qatar Solar Energy is dedicated to democratizing sustainable energy by delivering environmentally responsible solutions to the world's pressing energy challenges. By lowering the cost, our technology will empower individuals and businesses with affordable electricity in developed and emerging markets," said Salim Abbassi, CEO of QSE. "This is a significant milestone for Qatar and proves that the region can be on the leading edge of an industry that will secure sustainable energy for future generations."
QSE also announced today that it signed agreements with Jermyn Capital to supply 150MW of solar power to the Japanese market and additionally with Power Capital to supply 150MW to the Thailand market.
QSE has achieved 300MW of solar capacity on the way to further expanding production to 2.5GW. QSE is collaborating with solar energy technology companies with specialization in ingot, wafer, cell, module, and deployment technologies.