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Utico, Siemens sign MOU for Hassyan IWP Project – United Arab Emirates

Utico and Siemens signed an MOU agreement for the strategic engineering, supply and services for Hassyan IWP project.

This is to align with the latest technological advancements to be incorporated into the prestigious Hassyan development for the best Sustainable desalination plant possible for Dubai.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Ali Darwish, CEO of Utico in the UAE and Mr. Hussain Allawati, CEO MENA & Head of Global Investments, Utico and Mr. Mohammed Khalifa, CEO Middle East – Digital Industries, Siemens Industrial LLC, Mr. Franco Atassi, CEO Middle East – Smart Infrastructure, Siemens Industrial LLC, and Mr. Mahmoud Hanafy, VP Transmission Grid Stabilization Middle East, Siemens Energy LLC at the WETEX and Dubai Solar Show 2021 show on 7th October 2021.

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DEWA’s SWRO water desalination plant in Jebel Ali marks 92.4% completion – UAE

DEWA had awarded the implementation of the $237m (AED871m) plant, with a production capacity of 40 Million Imperial Gallons of Water per Day (MIGD) of desalinated water, to a consortium led by Spain’s Acciona Agua and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX).

Commenting on this, HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of DEWA, said that DEWA continues implementing electricity and water infrastructure projects to keep pace with Dubai’s growth and demand.

He noted that the project is going as planned and is expected to be completed in Q4 of 2021 to maintain the surplus in production to meet the reserve margin for peak water demand.

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Dubai’s new Seawater Reverse Osmosis desalination plant set to open in 2021 – United Arab Emirates

DEWA has completed 92.4 per cent of the SWRO desalination plant at Jebel Ali Power Plant and Desalination Complex, the authority announced Monday morning.

The Complex is the main supplier of Dubai’s electricity and water services with a high level of reliability, efficiency, and quality.

The Dh871 million plant has a production capacity of 40 Million Imperial Gallons of Water per Day (MIGD) of desalinated water, to a consortium led by Spain’s Acciona Agua and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX).

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Winning sustainable agritech system that aims to help save the UAE a trillion litres of water per year – United Arab Emirates

Terraplus Solutions has officially launched its award-winning sustainable agritech irrigation system, known as T+, after highly successful trials on date palms in Dubai.

If deployed across 20,000 farms in the UAE, which contain 20 to 40 million date palms, it is estimated it could save a trillion litres of water per year.

This is equivalent to the annual water usage of five million people, approximately half the population of the UAE.

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DEWA unveils stunning set of efficiency numbers for its Jebel Ali complex – United Arab Emirates

DEWA announced increasing its electricity production capacity up to 12,900 megawatts (MW) and desalinated water to 490 MIGD, showing how it is meeting the soaring demands of a growing city with foresight and careful planning. 

This reflected a continuation in the company’s efforts to develop its infrastructure to keep pace with the growing demand for electricity and water and provide its services according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, efficiency, and quality for over a million customers in the emirates of Dubai.

The Jebel Ali Power and Desalination Complex is one of the key pillars to provide Dubai with high-quality, efficient and reliable electricity and water services. The complex has been hailed by the Guinness World Records as the largest single-site natural gas power generation facility in the world at a capacity of 9,547 MW.

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Dewa steps up power, desal capacity at Jebel Ali – United Arab Emirates

Dewa recently announced increasing its electricity production capacity up to 12,900 megawatts (MW) and 490 MIGD of desalinated water.

Dewa’s Jebel Ali Power and Desalination Complex is one of the key pillars to provide Dubai with high-quality, efficient and reliable electricity and water services.

The Complex has been confirmed by Guinness World Records as the largest single-site natural gas power generation facility in the world at a capacity of 9,547 MW.

This company is making water from sunlight air in Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Water scarcity has continued to be one of the biggest problems for people living in Dubai and other middle east countries due to its geographical location.

Such countries have adopted various measures like mineralising rivers, desalinating oceans, drilling into the ground to overcome the water crisis.

However, with overpopulation and climate change, innovators have been on the lookout for a new solution.

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Dewa hikes desal capacity to 490 MGID per day – United Araba Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has increased its capacity of desalinated water production has increased to 490 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) after adding new advanced units at its Jebel Ali Power Plant and Desalination Complex using Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) technology.

“We work in line with the vision of the wise leadership to develop a world-class infrastructure to keep pace with the growing demand for energy and water and provide excellent services for over a million customers in Dubai according to the highest standards of availability, reliability, safety and efficiency.

This is supported by assets worth more than AED182 billion ($49.5 billion) owned by Dewa and its subsidiaries as well as investments of up to AED86 billion over five years in the energy and water sectors,” said Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dewa.

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DEWA signs Water Purchase and Shareholder Agreements for $410mn Hassyan RO desalination Project – United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has today signed a 35-year Water Purchase Agreement (WPA) and the Shareholder Agreement (SHA) for the Hassyan Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) Plant, with UAE headquartered Utico.

The 120 Million Imperial Gallons per Day (MIGD) project will be built using the Independent Water Producer (IWP) model.

It is expected to be completed by March 2024 at a total cost of USD 410 million (around AED 1.5 billion).

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Expressions of interest invited for Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa 2 water project – United Arab Emirates

Abu Dhabi-based Emirates Water and Electricity Company (Ewec) has invited developers to submit expressions of interest for its planned Mirfa 2 (M2) independent water project, a reverse osmosis facility planned with the capacity to supply up to 150 million imperial gallons a day (MIGD) of desalinated water.

Expressions of interest invited for Abu Dhabi’s Mirfa 2 water projectAccording to reports on online news outlet Energy-Utilities, developers have been invited to submit their expressions of interest by March 4 for the desalination project.

The reports also quoted sources close to the project as saying that Ewec has appointed an advisory team of Alderbook, White & Case and Fichtner as financial, legal and technical advisers respectively.

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