Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (KAHRAMAA) is the owner and sole operator of Qatar Electricity and Water Transmission and Distribution System. KAHRAMAA was established in July 2000 to regulate and secure electricity and water for all the subscribers with a high degree of efficiency. KAHRAMAA purchases, distributes and sells electricity and water. It also prepares and concludes electricity and water purchase agreements from independent producers, provides technical and institutional services for the construction of power generation and desalination plants, owns and operates electricity and water transmission and distribution networks in Qatar, prepares plans and programs of developing electricity and water transmission and distribution networks, sets the rules which regulate the work of electrical recommendations and water supply for various buildings and installations, and provides the services and consultations in the field of the activities they undertake.