General Electricity & Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) has started receiving entries
for its yearly Tarsheed competitions being organized as part of the National
Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency (Tarsheed).
has launched the seven contests, two of them for students, which are ‘Tarsheed
Story Writing Competition’ and ‘Best Graduation Project for Energy Efficiency’.
The other five contests are related to different sectors in State. The contests are ‘Best Sustainable Design Competition’, ‘Tarsheed Conserving
Building Competition’, ‘Best Renewable Energy Initiative’, ‘Best Poster
Design Competition’, ‘Best Performance for District Cooling System’.
The National Program ‘Tarsheed’ invites schools’
students to participate in ‘Tarsheed Writing Story Competition, in its 3rd
edition since its being launched in 2014, under the theme “Write a story about
sustainability”. The competition aims at encouraging creative talents for the
students in field of Short Story Literature, disseminating cultural and social
values related to conservation and energy efficiency in the society especially
schools, encouraging students to read and invest their energies in social
development, utilizing literature to promote and deepen the concepts of
national identity and supporting motivations related to social
Best Graduation Project for Energy Efficiency:
The National Program ‘Tarsheed’ invites all students of engineering
colleges in Qatar to participate in this competition, which has been launched
for the first time, under the theme “Envisioning for Sustainable Future”.
Best Sustainable Design Competition:
theme “Be part of a greener tomorrow”, this competition has launched to create
awareness about the Building Design Conservation Concept for consulting offices
and contactor companies. It also creates public awareness on the benefits of
Building Design Conservation practices (energy, water), encourages people to
embrace Energy Conservation strategies and motivates local construction market
to adapt conservation practices. It’s worth mentioning that ‘Tarsheed’ has
launched this competition for the second time since 2017.
Poster Design Competition:
How would you visualize Qatar moving towards a smart
sustainable country by 2030 with the eyes of National Program for Conservation
and Energy Efficiency “Tarsheed”?
under the theme “Towards the future 2030”, Tarsheed
has launched this competition under the theme “Towards the future 2030”, which
aims at encouraging creative talents in the field of painting art, disseminating
of cultural and community values of rationalization and consumption efficiency
among members of society, utilizing art to promote and deepen the concept of
national identity and sustainability.
Conserving Building Competition:
theme “Green from Ground Up”, this competition aims at creating awareness about
the building conservation concept in all sectors of society, creating public
awareness on the benefits of building conservation practices (energy, water).
It also aims at mobilizing people and encourage them to embrace energy
conservation strategies and motivating consumers to adopt building conservation
practices in the local construction market. It’s worth mentioning that
‘Tarsheed Conserving Building’ is the main competition for Tarsheed and
launched annually since 2013. This year, it includes six various sectors:
residential, commercial, industrial, government, sports, hospitality.
Tarsheed launches this competition annually since 2016. This year’s competition, under the theme
“Turn to Green Energy”, aims at encouraging all sectors of the country,
residential and individuals are included, to provide the best initiative for
Renewable Energy to promote energy efficiency and conserving resources of the
State (electricity and water) for sustainable future. It also aims at reducing
harmful carbon emissions’ rate by using renewable energy, which positively
reflects in reducing environmental pollution. By implementing the previous
objectives, National Program for Conservation and Energy Efficiency will attain
Qatar Vision 2030 towards sustainable development for better living for all
people living in this country.
Award for District Cooling System:
Under the theme of “District Cooling for Sustainable
Qatar”, Tarsheed has launched this competition for the first time this year. It
aims at promoting district cooling system in Qatar and ensure of its
implementation to all required standards and specifications. The National Program for Conservation and
Energy Efficiency will award the winner for the best performance for district
cooling system which reflects efficiency, reliability, flexibility and
parties can apply for the competitions via KAHRAMAA website km.qa/tarsheed going through the
terms and conditions for participating in these contests. The entry is already
open and the deadline for receiving entries falls between March 17 and March
21, 2019. For more information, participants are requested to contact on
mentioned numbers provided for each competition.
contests have been designed to target each segments of the society to ensure
the involvements of entire community in raising awareness about conservation
and environment. KAHRAMAA is disseminating information pertaining to the
contests through all its media and advertising channels including social media.
will be evaluated in several phases by a panel of experts representing research
centers, universities; ministries among others. Winners of the contests shall
be honored during the upcoming 7th Tarsheed Annual Celebration scheduled to be
held in April 2019.