HH the Amir to patronise opening of Umm Al Houl Power Plant today

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HH the Amir to patronise opening of Umm Al Houl Power Plant today

H H the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani will disparage today the opening ceremony of the Umm Al Houl power plant, in Umm Al Houl region, south of Al Wakrah. 

The QR11bn Umm Al Houl Power venture is one of the biggest desalination and power age plants in the locale. 

The project  will create a day by day generation limit of 136m gallons of water and 2,520MW of power. Its full creation limit will supply Qatar's 30 percent of power needs and 40 percent of water prerequisites. 

The plant applies cutting edge advances that ration the earth and guarantee most elevated benchmarks in water creation and power age. 


Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani had established the framework stone for the Umm Al Houl Power Plant of Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) in March 2016. 

Umm Al Houl Power (UHP) is an autonomous water and power maker, built up in 2015, and is intended for a limit of producing 2,520MW of intensity and 136.5m gallons of drinking water every day. 

UHP is a Joint Venture organization with Qatar Electricity and Water Company holding 60 percent, K1 Energy (Mitsubishi Corporation and JERA J/V) holding 30 percent, and Qatar Petroleum and Qatar Foundation holding five percent each. UHP is a key piece of Qatar National Vision 2030. 

The undertaking was actualized by Kahramaa, Qatar Petroleum and Japanese firms Mitsubishi and TEPCO. The task is a piece of Qatar's vital objectives of making foundation to help monetary improvement. It intends to build up the power and water utility divisions and increment outside and neighborhood interests in both. The venture is a piece of Qatar National Vision 2030 which keeps on defeating difficulties. 

As Qatar is concentrating on consummation of vital activities to meet objectives set under Qatar National Vision 2030, 

H the Amir in December a year ago likewise initiated the Water Security Mega Reservoirs Project, which is the biggest of its sort on the planet in Umm Salal Ali. The QR14.5bn venture has a complete water stockpiling limit of about 1,500m gallons, and was executed by Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa). 

The undertaking is the biggest on the planet and contains a colossal key supply that raises the nation's water stockpiling by about 1,500m gallons, which is an expansion of 155 percent. This period of the venture will guarantee water security for the State until 2026, trailed by future stages that will satisfy water need even after the year 2036 by including extra repositories. 

The undertaking is situated in five vital destinations: Umm Birka, Umm Salal, Rawdat Rashed, Abu Nakhla, and Al Thumama and each site covers generally 1sqkm. The task comprises of 15 of the world's biggest solid stores. Every repository is 300M long, 150M wide, and 12M high, at a limit of around 100 million gallons to win Guinness World Record for world biggest drinking water stockpiling tank and biggest drinking water stockpiling tanks arrange.