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DEWA invites Expression of Interest for 120 MIGD Hassyan Sea Water Reverse Osmosis Project – Dubai

Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) released an invitation for interested companies to apply for Expression of Interests (EOIs) for the 120 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) Hassyan Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) project, for competent companies that work based on the Independent Water Producer (IWP) model to enter the project.

The deadline to apply for the EOI is 9 July 2019, and this project will be DEWA’s first IWP project.

Last May, DEWA appointed a consortium including Ernst & Young (E&Y), CMS, and WSP as advisors to the project.

“This project supports the vision of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to promote sustainable development.

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Dewa inaugurates Simulator and Training Centre – Dubai

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has launched the Simulator and Training Centre at its Jebel Ali Power Plant & Desalination Complex.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD and CEO of Dewa inaugurated the centre, which Dewa built in collaboration with Siemens. It is the first-of-its-kind in the Arabian Gulf region and the biggest Siemens Simulator of-its-kind worldwide. It aims to enhance the capabilities of engineers and technicians at Dewa.

Al Tayer noted that the Simulator and Training Centre will contribute to consolidating Emiratisation of engineering and technical jobs at Dewa, providing a unique experience to those working in the Generation division. This is achieved using state-of-the-art technologies and best international practices that enable trainees to experience real-life conditions and provide them with the skills needed for dealing with different circumstances.

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DEWA breaks world record for re-engineering gas turbine overhaul – Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has broken the world record in major inspection outages by re-engineering the Gas Turbine SGT-4000F overhaul process at the Jebel Ali Power and Desalination Complex.

DEWA succeeded the completion of its major inspection outage within 11 working days compared to 30 working days previously. This allows a 63% reduction in outage duration, leading to increased availability of its gas turbines.

“This meets the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to continue the path towards excellence and being first in everything. We aim to continuously develop our programmes, plans, and projects to strengthen our competitive position globally level to achieve the highest reliability, efficiency, and savings in operational and maintenance expenditure.

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Dewa appoints consultancies for Hassyan Desalination IWP Project – UAE

The Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has appointed a consortium of companies including Ernst & Young (E & Y), CMS, and WSP as advisors on the Hassyan’s Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) Project to produce 120 million imperial gallons per day.

The project is Dewa’s first Independent Water Producer model (IWP) project. Dewa adopted the IWP system for the Hassyan desalination plant following the success of the Independent Power Producer model at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park projects.

The SWRO project is expected to commence production in 2023. The desalination plant will use the most efficient and proven art technology available at the mark. The plant will supply the Dewa water transmission network to ensure sustainable supply.

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Dubai’s DEWA appoints advisors for Hassyan water project – Dubai

Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has appointed a consortium of companies as advisors on its Hassyan Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) project which aims to produce 120 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD).

Ernst & Young, CMS, and WSP have been hired for the project which is DEWA’s first independent water producer (IWP) model venture.

DEWA adopted the system for the Hassyan desalination plant following the success of the independent power producer (IPP) model at the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park projects.

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Dubai completes $3.18bn M-Station expansion project – Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has announced the completion of the M-Station expansion project  in Jebel Ali, the largest power generation and water desalination plant in the UAE, at a total investment of Dh11.7 billion ($3.18 billion) in co-ordination with German technology major Siemens.

It was inaugurated by HH Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, and President of Dewa, in the presence of senior Dewa officials including its managing director and chief executive officer Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer.

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Dubai’s M-Station extension project with capacity of 2.8GW and 140MIPD – Dubai

The M-Station extension project in Jebel Ali, the largest power and water desalination plant in the UAE, has been inaugurated.

The Dh1.527bn extension project added new generating units with a capacity of 700MW.

The project brings the total production capacity of the plant to 2,885 megawatts (MW) and 140 million gallons of desalinated water per day with the total cost of M-station reaching Dh11.669bn.

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Dubai at full throttle – Dubai

Dubai has changed dramatically over the past three decades, becoming a major business centre with a more dynamic and diversified economy.

Its excellent infrastructure, international outlook and liberal government policies are attracting investors in a big way.

Paramount to Dubai’s ambition to be a leading global metropolis is reliable power and utilities, which deliver efficiency, flexibility, reliability at a reasonable cost and size.

Dubai’s state-of-the-art utilities are led by H.E. Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, Managing Director and CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).

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UAE tops region in desalination projects with $1.3bln investment – UAE

The UAE is leading the region in establishing desalination plants with an investment value of Dh4.75 billion ($1.3 billion), distributed over two desalination plants operating by reverse osmosis system across the region, said a report by BNC, the research and business networking company.

The major projects include Taweelah plant in Abu Dhabi, scheduled to be completed in the the fourth quarter of 2022, and the plant at Jebel Ali in Dubai, scheduled to be completed by the second quarter of next year, stated the report issued ahead of a key industry summit.

The Mena Desalination Projects conference will be held from March 10 to 11 under the theme “Evaluating Innovations in Desalination for Current & Future Projects” in Abu Dhabi.

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Energy Recovery Awarded $4.9 Million for Desalination Projects in the United Arab Emirates – UAE

The leader in pressure energy technology for industrial fluid flows, today announced total awards of $4.9 million to supply its PX® Pressure Exchanger® technology for desalination projects in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Energy Recovery’s PX-Q300 Pressure Exchangers are expected to ship in Q1 of 2019 to multiple desalination facilities included in this project award.

“We expect strong results this year in our water business, which continues to provide high-efficiency energy recovery and pumping solutions to the growing seawater reverse osmosis desalination market,” said Chris Gannon, President and CEO of Energy Recovery.

“Seawater reverse osmosis desalination is critical to meeting fresh water needs in regions that experience water scarcity. In Dubai, the most populous city in the UAE, desalination meets more than 99 percent of the city’s water needs[1].”

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