Qatar Aims for 18% Renewable Energy by 2030

Director of Production Planning and Business Development at Kahramaa Eng. Abdul Rahman Ibrahim al-Baker said that the current production of renewable energy in Qatar is estimated at 5% of the total energy mix, forecast to rise to 18% by 2030.  The Qatar National Renewable Energy Strategy aims to develop a sustainable and cost-effective energy system, leveraging the country’s abundant natural gas reserves and renewable energy potential.

Al-Baker highlighted that the strategy aims to reach 4 GW from centralised renewable energy projects and 200MW from distributed projects by 2030. The strategy focuses on three main goals: reducing carbon dioxide emissions through sustainable policies, increasing the share of renewable energy while maintaining grid reliability, and maximizing the social and economic benefits of renewable energy programs.

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