Qatar will issue a tender in early 2014 for the construction of an 1800 MW solar power plant that is set to cost between $10-20m.

“We need to diversify our energy mix,” said Fahad Bin Mohammed al-Attiya, chairman of the Qatari organisers of climate talks in Doha

Reuters reports that Qatar is the world’s highest per capita greenhouse gas emitter and seeks to increase its renewable energy production.

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