Abengoa in partnership with consortium SepcoIII has begun commercial operations at the 909,200 cu m/day Taweelah desalination plant, located 45km north of Abu Dhabi.

The Taweelah desalination plant has passed the contractual tests for ACWA Power, and with the completion of the first phase, the desalination plant, which is located within the Taweelah power and water generation complex, is now producing 450,000 cu m/day of desalinated water.

Phase Two is currently at an advanced stage of construction and once ready it will desalinate a total of 909,000 m3/day (Phase One + Phase Two).