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Qatar Electricity and Water Company

Qatar Electricity and Water Company (QEWC) is a publicly listed company headquartered in Qatar, with a minority stake held by the state. In 2022 its revenue was USD 0.75 billion. QEWC is the main supplier of electricity and desalinated water in Qatar. It owns and operates three power generation stations and six water desalination stations.
Ranking position
#61 /68
Total score
2.8 /100

1.3 /60
Core social indicators
1.5 /20
Just transition
0.0 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
0.9 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
  • Trend line is up
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank


#1 0.0 /100 #51

Material investment

#1 4.3 /100 #59

Intangible investment

#1 0.0 /100 #26

Sold products

#1 0.0 /100 #46


#1 16.7 /100 #59

Supplier engagement

#1 0.0 /100 #43

Client engagement

#1 0.0 /100 #53

Policy engagement

#1 3.0 /100 #65

Business model

#1 7.5 /100 #65
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Act Assessment

Leading Practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and Opportunities


QEWC receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. Based on forward-looking projections, the company’s emissions intensity will remain at approximately the same level between 2022 and 2027. The company must reduce its emissions by approximately 7% per year to align with its 1.5°C pathway by 2027. However, there is no evidence that the company plans to change its business model and reduce its dependence on gas.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

Core Social Assessment

More about the company

Doha, Qatar
Group revenue
US$ 747 million (FY2022)
Group employees
458 (FY2022)
Publicly listed with minority stake held by state
Installed capacity
9 GW
Company filing name
Qatar Electricity and Water

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