Selected project examples

Planning a solar test facility, Qatar

Planning a solar test facility, Qatar

The client is developing a facility for demonstrating and testing solar technologies at Qatar Science & Technology Park. The aim is to gather data on the performance and operability of solar energy technologies, focusing on the effect of local conditions in Qatar and the Gulf Region on their performance. Fichtner previously had been retained by GreenGulf to undertake conceptual engineering of the test facility. Under a further assignment Fichtner assists in planning, technical specifications, detail engineering, acceptance and commissioning.

Our services

  • Conceptual engineering
  • General layout of the test site and infrastructure planning for PV, CPV and various solar thermal testing areas
  • Technical specifications
  • Design review and approval
  • Detail planning of electrical infrastructure of the test site
  • Technical support during construction and commissioning
  • Support during start-up and optimization
  • Development of IT evaluation tools


Chevron Qatar Energy Technology QSTP-B, Doha, Qatar