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Sheikh Mohammed allocates $1.6bn for Northern Emirates power projects – United Arab Emirates

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, on Wednesday announced the allocation of AED5.8 billion ($1.58 billion) for water and electricity projects in the northern emirates.

Sheikh Mohammed also approved a AED2.4 billion project to build dams and a federal water network that connects the water resources of the northern emirates with that of Abu Dhabi and Dubai, state news agency WAM reported.

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GCC tops global water desalination capacity, Sewa chief – Abu Dhabi

GCC countries have the highest water desalination capacity of 81 per cent in the world while running production of around 40 per cent of total global water desalination,” said a top official of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa).

“This explains, on one hand, the development of 289 desalination plants on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, the Red Sea and the Arabian Sea,” remarked Dr Engineer Rashid Al Leem, the chairman of Sewa.

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UAE spending $1.57bn on power and water projects in Northern Emirates – UAE

The UAE has announced that it is allocating $1.57 billion for several water and power projects in the northern emirates.

The announcement was made by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

In addition, Sheikh Mohammed approved a $654 million project to build dams and a federal water network that will connect water resources in the northern emirates to Dubai and Abu Dhabi.

He approved plans to build a $326 million solar power station in Umm Al Quwain and a water desalination station with a capacity of 150 million gallons per day. The projects are scheduled for competition in the next two years.

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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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Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer reviews progress on SWRO-based desalination plant in Jebel Ali – Dubai

This plant is expected to be commissioned by May 2020 to meet the reserve margin criterion set for peak water demand for the year 2020 and beyond.

Dubai, UAE: HE Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, MD & CEO of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), reviewed the progress on the sea water reverse osmosis (SWRO)-based desalination plant at the DEWA Jebel Ali Power & Desalination Complex.

This is one of the main complexes providing Dubai with reliable, efficient, and high-quality electricity and water services.

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DEWA receives 5 bids for advisory services for IWP desalination project at Hassyan – Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has received 5 bids for an advisory services tender for a 120 MIGD (million imperial gallons per day) water desalination project in Hassyan.

This is the first project to use the Independent Water Producer (IWP) model in Dubai. The project will use Seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) and supports DEWA’s efforts to meet growing demand for water in the Emirate.

DEWA received 5 bids from Cranmore Partners from the UAE and UK; Synergy from India and the USA; Deloitte from the USA; PricewaterhouseCoopers from the UK, and Ernst & Young from the UK.

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Sharjah’s Sewa completes $4.6mln water supply project Sharjah – United Arab Emirates

UAE – The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) has completed two water transmission lines project with a capacity of 60 million gallons per day and at a cost of Dh17 million. The transmission lines are from Al Alliah to Al Jubail under the Sharjah Creek.

Dr Rashid Al Leem, Chairman of Sewa, said it is considered to be one of the most important projects carried out by the Sewa to increase capacity of transferring water produced from the water desalination plant to the Jubail area on the other bank of the creek by more than 100 per cent and distributed to all areas of Sharjah, to keep up with the growing urbanisation.

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Dh17 million project to enhance water supply across Sharjah – Dubai

The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) has completed two water transmission lines project with a capacity of 60 million gallons per day and at a cost of Dh17 million.

The transmission lines are from Al Alliah to Al Jubail under the Sharjah Creek.

Dr Rashid Al Aleem, chairman of SEWA, said that it is considered to be one of the most important strategic projects carried out by the SEWA to increase capacity of transferring water produced from the water desalination plant to the Jubail area on the other bank of the creek by more than 100 per cent and distributed to all areas of Sharjah, to keep up with the growing urbanisation.

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