QSTec commences polysilicon production in Qatar
2017-03-29 14:53:03 【Print】
BEIJING (Asian Metal) 29 Mar 17 - Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) announced that it had successfully produced its first polysilicon at its 8,000 metric tonnes per annum (MTPA) manufacturing facility in Qatar.
QSTec, the largest polysilicon producer in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with a plan to expand to over 50,000 MTPA, successfully commenced operations at its Ras Laffan Industrial City site . The activation of QSTec’s plant represents a major step forward for the MENA region’s solar industry.
The new facility is state of the art including a wide range of environmentally friendly technologies, next generation reactors, energy efficient cooling systems and advanced waste treatment facilities that recycle excess gasses and water for reuse in a closed loop system that reduces costs . In addition to this, QSTec’s new facility has a 1 . 1 megawatt solar installation that includes a ground mounted solar farm as well as rooftop and solar car parking shades and is a showcase of sustainability.
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