Posted on April 21, 2016
Under the generous patronage of His Highness Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani, the Emir of the State of Qatar, the Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation “Kahramaa” represented in National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed) is all set to organize the fourth annual celebration of Tarsheed to be held Sunday, April 24, 2016 at Sheraton Doha.
The celebration, held this year under the slogan “Tomorrow starts Today” and in partnership with Aamal and Doha Cables, will be supported and graced with the presence of HE Sheikh Abdulla Bin Nasser Al-Thani, the Prime Minister and Minister of the Interior of the State of Qatar. The event will also be attended by H.E Dr. Mohammed Bin Saleh Al-Sada, the Minister of Energy and Industry, HE Eng. Essa Bin Hilal Al-Kuwari, the President of Kahramaa and other dignitaries.
Since its beginning until now, Tarsheed has succeeded in reducing the per capita Electricity and Water consumption by 14% and 17%, respectively. The ongoing National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency has made an effective saving of about QR800mn until 2015, reducing carbon dioxide emissions and consumption of Gases. Through the celebration, Kahramaa will announce its further strategies, projects and achieved targets for the ongoing massive program. Kahramaa, through Tarsheed, aims at rationalizing the consumption of water and electricity and intensifying the culture of conservation of vital resources in Qatar.
In addition to it, Kahramaa at this grand occasion will felicitate those winners (individual and corporate) who have been selected under various categories for their entries sought for a number of competitions being organized by Kahramaa’s Conservation and Energy Efficiency department. The event also will witness the felicitations of all those sectors and entities which have contributed in the execution and implementation of various projects run under the National Program of Conservation and Energy Efficiency.
Tarsheed, through its multi- folded strategies and programmes, aims at reaching all segments of the society to create awareness for conserving the precious resources. It motivates the whole society to work together, contributing to the envisaged goals and ambitions of the Qatar National Vision (QNV) 2030. Kahramaa has also joined hands with a number of organizations including schools to give impetus to the program for its successful implementation across the country. It has also signed a number of MoUs with various kinds of organizations to implement its objectives and help inculcating conservation culture among masses with its message “Keep Qatar Pulsing”.
The prime target of the Tarsheed is to reduce the per capita water and electricity consumption in Qatar by 35% & 20%, respectively until 2017. Kahramaa through “Tarsheed” aims at becoming a role model in the field of conservation, environmental sustainability among others.​
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