Taqa also signed a water and energy conversion agreement with Japan’s Marubeni Corporation to develop a greenfield industrial facility that includes provisions for supporting infrastructure such as pipelines to connect the desalination and cogeneration plants with end users.
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.
Inaugurating the5th Arab Water Forum (AWF5) held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai on Tuesday, Suhail Al Mazrouei, UAE Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, announced that to support the water sector and tackle challenges related to water scarcity, the UAE was developing three water desalination projects.
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.
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).
Winning sustainable agritech system that aims to help save the UAE a trillion litres of water per year – United Arab Emirates
The Arab Water Council is getting ready for the fifth edition of the Arab Water Forum (AWF), to be held here in both online and physical form and under the theme ‘Arab Water Security for Peace and Sustainable Development’, from September 21-23, 2021.
The forum will be held under the patronage of the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure and supported by the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt (MWRI), in cooperation with national, regional and international partners.
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.