AL BAYT STADIUM POWER STATION COMPLETED

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) yesterday announced operating Al Hidan power station, whichwill provide electricity to Al Bayt Stadium, completing four out of the five stations that are planned to serve the FIFA 2022World Cup Qatar projects.

President of KAHRAMAA, Essa Hilal al-Kuwari, said the station was built at a cost of about QR138mn and was completed intime with Qatar receiving the mantle of hosting the 2022 World Cup. The station is built to the highest standards, usingtechnology that ensures sustainable supply of electricity in case of emergency, he said.

KAHRAMAA president confirmed the commitment of the Corporation to implementing all the infrastructure as per the setschedule based on the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, with the support of thegovernment and as per the strategic plans to develop the electricity network, which serves the vital projects in the country.

He added that the new station is part of the 11th phase of Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion Plan and one of thefive main stations KAHRAMAA has specified for the 2022 World Cup.

Source: Government of Qatar