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Al Bayt Stadium district cooling plant trial operation to start soon

The Peninsula Summary A delegation from the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) inspected the progress of work on the District Cooling Plant Project for Al Bayt Stadium, which is located in Al Khor. During its periodic inspection tour, the delegation of Kahramaa...


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QU's District Cooling System produces 31,000 tonnes cooling

The Peninsula Summary A delegation from the District Cooling Services Department at Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) has visited the District Cooling Stations at Qatar University as part of its functions and role in monitoring and regulating the district cooling...


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How cities can stay cool on a warming Earth

George Sarraf, Christopher Decker, and Jad Moussalli, Strategy + Business Summary Air conditioning, a necessity of modern life, is unique because it perpetuates the very problem it solves. As the planet warms and as it prospers, more people demand air conditioning. Traditional systems...


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AZF station a leading model for stadium cooling

The Peninsula Summary Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) announced yesterday that Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) cooling plant is a leading model for cooling stadiums due to district cooling system technology’s ability to cool stadium innovatively and in environmentally...

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Msheireb Downtown Doha almost complete, open for public

MENAFN Summary The QR20bn 'Smartest and 'Most sustainable fully-built City District in the world' is now open for public through most of its quarters' Experts consider the project as 'best example of urban regeneration' in the world Msheireb Downtown Doha (MDD), which is the ...


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AZF project wins GORD Sustainability Certification Award

The Peninsula Summary DOHA: Aspire Zone Foundation’s (AZF) Khalifa Stadium Energy Centre and Office Building project recently obtained the 3 Star Global Sustainability Assessment System (GSAS) certification from the Gulf Organization for Research and Development (GORD). Galfar Al Misnad,...


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Cabinet hails Amir's visit to Germany, business forum

Gulf Times Summary The Cabinet on Wednesday welcomed the outcome of the recent working visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to Germany and hailed the success of the Qatar-Germany Business and Investment Forum held as part of the visit. At its regular weekly...


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Qatar Cool starts operations in Qatar Rail project

Gulf Times Qatar Cool will provide district cooling in seven Doha Metro stations. Summary Qatar Cool has announced that it has started work on the Qatar Rail project in line a contract signed between the two parties. The co-operation between Qatar Rail and Qatar Cool commenced in...


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Oxford honour for Doha Bank CEO

Gulf Times Summary Doha Bank’s chief executive officer was honoured with the title ‘Honorary Professor of the Academic Union, Oxford, UK’ during the recently held London Summit of Leaders ‘Achievements Forum 2018’ by the Europe Business Assembly. Dr R Seetharaman received the award in...


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Law to regulate district cooling system soon

Sanaullah Ataullah, The Peninsula Summary Qatar will soon issue a law for regulating District Cooling System (DCS), an energy-efficient air-conditioning system that will help reducing electricity consumption by up to 40 percent and investment cost of commercial projects by around 10 percent,...