United Arab Emirates

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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Dubai plans first solar-powered desalination plant, says Dewa exec at WGS – Dubai

Dubai will seek partners this year to build its first solar-powered desalination plant as the emirate tries to diversify away from burning fossil fuels to increase its water supply, the head of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) said in an interview.

The plant, using reverse osmosis technology, will have capacity to produce 120 million gallons a day of drinkable water by 2024, Chief executive officer Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said in Dubai.

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Dubai’s M-Station expansion logs 19.5 million safe man-hours – Dubai

Mott MacDonald is engaged as project consultant for M-Station, which has a total construction and expansion cost of $3.1bn (AED11.5bn). This $3bn figure also includes the cost of smart devices and heavy-duty tech systems installed in the project.

Siemens is working on the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) project, which currently has a capacity of 2,185 megawatts (MW) of power and 140 million imperial gallons (MIGD) of water per day.

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Dubai’s $3bn M-Station expansion nearing completion – Dubai

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (Dewa) has completed 98 per cent of the M-Station expansion project, the largest power generation and water desalination plant in the UAE, in co-ordination with German technology major Siemens.

Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, the managing director and CEO of Dewa, made the announcement during his visit to review the progress of the M-Station expansion project.

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Abu Dhabi Power Corporation, Mubadala and Masdar enter into partnership – Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi: Abu Dhabi Power Corporation, a state-owned entity with a mandate to generate value through active asset management of key utilities’ investments in Abu Dhabi, entered into a strategic partnership with Mubadala Investment Company and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company (‘Masdar’); a subsidiary of ‘Mubadala’, during a signing ceremony held at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2019.

The strategic partnership supports the UAE’s efforts to grow the power and water sector, while supporting Abu Dhabi’s long-term sustainable development objectives. Mubadala’s contribution as an experienced investor in utilities illustrates its support to the future development of power and water generation in Abu Dhabi.

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EGA, Mubadala and Dubal Holding to develop Dh1bn power plant in Jebel Ali – Dubai

Emirates Global Aluminium, Mubadala Investment Company and Dubal Holding will develop a power generation facility and water desalination plant worth more than Dh1 billion ($272.3 million) at EGA’s aluminium smelting facility in Jebel Ali.

Mubadala and Dubal Holding agreed to form a joint venture to develop the new facility, according to a joint statement on Tuesday. EGA will buy power from the new JV for 25 years once the facilities are operational.

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UAE giants ink deal to develop Dubai power, desalination plant – Dubai

Emirates Global Aluminium (EGA), Mubadala and Dubai Holding are to sign an agreement to develop a new power block and a water desalination plant at EGA’s smelter at Jebel Ali in Dubai.

The new facilities will improve the efficiency of power for EGA’s aluminium smelting, reducing environmental emissions and natural gas consumption, a statement said.

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Acciona’s Spain to Dubai journey with Jesús Sancho – Dubai

While the company is a relative newcomer in the region, its history stretches back to the 1860s, when it built a railroad in Spain from Medina del Campo to Zamora.

More than 150 years later, Acciona, or Ciz Mzov as it was known in the early days, has become a global business with a presence in 65 countries across five continents.

Its projects span heavy infrastructure, ports, roads, tunnels, desalination plants, hydroelectric dams, solar farms, and oil and gas megaprojects. But in all these years, one thing remains unchanged – Acciona continues to build railways.

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