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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Umm AlHoul Power?

Umm Al Houl Power (UHP) is one of Qatar’s largest established power plants and the Middle East. With the capability to generate 2,530 MW of power and 135.5 MIGD of potable water, UHP actively contributes to the Qatar National Vision of 2030.

Click here to learn more about UHP.

What is the Difference between the Umm AlHoul power plant and Kahramaa?

Umm Al Houl Power is a production plant under the Qatar Electricity and Water Company. While UHP generates electricity and desalinates water to provide drinking water, Kahramaa is a distributor that transports the electricity and water and supplies it within Qatar.

How do I request a site visit?

To request a site visit, you can contact us at or call +974 4455 5687. Remember to include the reason in your email for your visit.

Is a gate pass mandatory to visit UHP?

Yes, UHP requires anyone who enters the plant to have a gate pass. We do this to maintain safety and security at all times. Should you wish to apply for a gate pass, you can do so on the gate pass page.

I would like to apply for a job at UHP – Can I send you an email with my application?

You can view all our current open jobs on our careers page. To apply for an available job at UHP, you can submit your application directly through our career portal – click on apply on the desired position and follow the instructions.

Please do not send in applications by any other method than those indicated on the careers page as we will not consider it.

How is UHP environment friendly? How do its operations not affect marine life or cause air pollution?

Environmental sustainability is one of UHP’s core values – we seek to minimize the adverse environmental impacts of our operations and business processes. Keeping in line with Qatar’s 2030 vision for ecological sustainability, UHP wants to balance economic growth and social development with environmental protection.

To align our operation with the National vision, UHP follows a stringent environmental monitoring system to maximize environmental protection. Even though UHP is an Independent Water and Power Project, the company adheres to national and international environmental sustainability standards. To read more about our ecological development efforts, click here.

What is Reverse Osmosis Technology?

Reverse Osmosis Technology is a process where water is passed through a selective membrane to remove particles and purify water. Think of the membrane as a checkpoint that only allows pure water to pass through while keeping impurities behind.

Can we partner with UHP for an event?

Yes, you can! At Umm Al Houl, we are committed to giving back to the communities that we are a part of. Over the past few years, we have had various CSR programs, including workshops, training, blood donation drives, sponsored events, and more. If you would like to contact us to plan an event, you can send us an email at or call +974 4455 5687. Please be sure to add details about the proposed event in your email.