TCE has established a company in Qatar, 'TCE QSTP-LLC' at Qatar Science & Technology Park Free Zone, which will be operative by the end of 2008. TCE will carry out major applied research and development related to energy, water, material science, development of new software, modeling activities, selection and scale up of university related research work related to nanotechnology, technical consulting, etc
The new plant design is environment-friendly and can result in large savings in energy and water. It is also less capital-intensive as compared to existing distillation plants. The award was presented by His Excellency Shri S C Jamir, Governor of Maharashtra at a special function held in Taj President, Mumbai on 26 September 2008.