Early this week, officials from KAEC and Metito broke ground at the solar desalination project's site, paving the way for construction of the second solar powered desalination plant
in Saudi Arabia.
Ibrahim Linjawy, deputy group CEO of KAEC ,and Mutaz Ghandour, chairman and CEO of Metito, laid the foundation stone for the seawater desalination plant
The seawater treatment and desalination plant
are expected to be commenced with the capacity to produce 30,000 cu m of drinking water per day with the possibility to widen to 60,000 cu m per day.
They said a desalination plant
was installed in Karwat area of Gwadar to resolve the water issue but it was not producing enough water.
The newly-installed desalination plant
with the capacity of producing 254,000 gallons of clean drinking water had been completed by the Chinese firm in record time.
He also visited different sectors of desalination plant
where he was also briefed about it.
Rillieux's focus was on sugar refining, but this same technology is still used in many desalination plants
An additional technology would be a modification and simplification of the floating desalination plant
Additionally, increasing demand for drinking water resulted in the building of a new desalination plant
in Al Ghubra, as well as the expansion of other stations, the statement said.
Yokogawa Electric Corporation has announced that two of its subsidiaries, Yokogawa Electric Korea and Yokogawa Solution Service Corporation, have received orders to provide control systems for thermal power and desalination plants
that are to be constructed for Umm Al Houl Power, a Qatari company.
The control system orders received by Yokogawa Electric Korea are for a thermal power plant and a reverse osmosis desalination plant
, and they were placed by Samsung C&T and Acciona Agua, respectively.
4m contract for large-scale solar-powered desalination plant
A delegation of the prominent businessmen led by Siraj Kasim Teli who called on Sindh Local Government Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon on Friday said that the installation of desalination plant
to convert the seawater into potable was an excellent effort of the minister and assured that business community would fully cooperate with the Sindh government in resolving the water crisis.
PAEW has started experimental operations at the Ghubrah plant and the water desalination plant
is expected to be up and running the next two months.
Spanish energy and environment company Abengoa will develop the world's largest solar-powered desalination plant
in Saudi Arabia with local water firm Advanced Water Technology.