Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation – Kahramaa has received mega reservoir pipes from France, which was carried by the largest cargo aircraft in the world.
The move described as an “unprecedented achievement”. The corporation has managed to cut down water network losses to around 4.4%, one of the best indicators in the world, however Kahramaa said: “we work to improve it”. The surplus of drinking water production recorded 25%, compared with highest water consumption, Kahramaa said in a recent tweet.
Number of projects were started by Kahramaa among which a few have already been completed. Kahramaa has also commissioned primary substations to provide power to vital projects including World Cup 2022.
“The corporation invited tender to implement the Plan No-12, which includes expansion of electricity networks that will serve Special Economic Zone Company (Manateq), Qatar Rail projects and other mega commercial malls,” said Rashid Rahimi, Chairman of the Engineering Works Section at the Electricity Projects Department of Kahramaa.
Qatar Rail projects include construction of five main electricity plants. The first of these five projects was the electricity plant that serves Qatar Rail Company in Ras Abu Fontas area which started operating last month, Rahimi added.
“As Kahramaa has succeeded in achieving its strategic plans via generating the first electricity plant the remaining four projects are going to be accomplished soon,” said Rahimi.
The plant feeds Doha Metro Project with electricity which comes in line with the operational frameworks of the stations and serves the future projects. Kahramaa will be establishing Al Wukair substation to supply electricity to Al Wakra Stadium at a cost of QR 94m, While the Mehairija substation will be providing power to the Khalifa International Stadium.