Mirfa Independent Water and Power Plant – Abu Dhabi – UAE

Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Authority (Adwea) has started the commercial operations at its Dh5.4 billion ($1.46 billion) Mirfa Independent Water and Power Plant located about 110km from the UAE capital in the Dhafra Region. The plant, which boasts a power generation capacity of 1,600 megawatts (MW) and 238,665 cu m of water a day (52 million gallons of desalinated water), was inaugurated by Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler’s Representative in Al Dhafra Region, reported state news agency Wam . The IWPP project involves the acquisition of certain existing water and power facilities; the development, design, engineering [