Total and Marubeni to build Qatar’s first large-scale solar farm

The 800MW Al Kharsaah Solar project will be located 80 kilometres west of Doha and is expected to reach maximum operating capacity in 2022

Total and Marubeni are to develop Qatar's first large-scale solar energy facility.

The 800MW Al Kharsaah Solar project, which will be located 80 kilometres west of Doha, was awarded to a consortium of Total and Marubeni, split 49% and 51% respectively.

The facility will provide sustainable and affordable energy to the nation's grid starting from 2021 - it will have an initial capacity of 350MW before reaching maximum operating capacity in 2022.

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