Dubai gets Guinness World Record for largest single-site water desalination facility – UAE

Dubai: Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has marked another breakthrough by achieving the Guinness World Records title for the second time for owning and managing the Largest Single-Site Water Desalination Facility in the World with production capacity of 490 million Imperial Gallons of water per Day, which is equivalent to 2,227,587 Cubic Metres per Day.

This is the second world record for Jebel Ali Power Generation and Water Production Complex. In 2021, the Complex was confirmed by Guinness World Records as the Largest Single-site Natural Gas Power Generation Facility in the World. The Complex […]

Dubai gets Guinness World Record for largest single-site water desalination facility – UAE2022-10-16T13:58:46+02:00

Egypt’s Red Sea resort that’s making waves

As I sat under the welcome shade of a cluster of palm trees, my gaze drifted over the calm waters of the lagoon ahead of me – and was caught by a line of neatly labelled terracotta rubbish bins.

To be honest, when I’d imagined my trip to Egypt’s Red Sea region, I’d pictured swimming in warm, crystal-clear waters and discovering vibrant coral reefs surrounded by brightly coloured fish.

And though I was able to do all of that, it was not the marine beauty that captivated me the most, but rather […]

Egypt’s Red Sea resort that’s making waves2022-07-15T17:39:02+02:00

Taqa inaugurates solar power plant in Soma Bay and signs up for desalination – Egypt

In Egypt, resort of Soma Bay is now powered by solar energy. A clean solar energy plant was recently commissioned by Taqa Arabia, a Cairo-based company.

Inauguration ceremony was attended by officials from Taqa Arabia, which owns the solar power plant, as well as Ibrahim El-Missiri, the chairman and CEO of (ASDC).

Solar power plant, which has a capacity of 5 MWp, was built by Taqa Power, the subsidiary of Taqa Arabia Group. The clean electricity is sold to ASDC under a 30-year power purchase agreement.

Taqa inaugurates solar power plant in Soma Bay and signs up for desalination – Egypt2022-07-09T12:54:53+02:00

Acciona depoys satellites to study seawater quality for desal plants 

Spanish infrastructure major Acciona has developed a predictive model for seawater quality that is improving the operation of SWRO plants in the region.

A leading operator of desalination plants in the Middle East, Acciona said this predictive model uses satellite measurements and Artificial Intelligence tools to forecast the quality of water reaching desalination plants.

Algae bloom, oil spills and jellyfish are just some of the phenomena that can clog the filtering systems of desalination plants and cause operations to shut down.

But with sufficient warning, […]

Acciona depoys satellites to study seawater quality for desal plants 2022-07-07T19:55:05+02:00

Somabay & TAQA Arabia inaugurate PV Solar plant – Egypt

Somabay and TAQA Arabia celebrate the inauguration of a 5MW PV solar plant in Somabay owned by TAQA Arabia, the full-service energy and utility provider in Egypt.

The PV station was inaugurated by Mr. Osama Saleh, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Abu Soma Tourism Development Company, Mr. Ibrahim El-Missiri, CEO of Abu Soma Tourism Development Company, Eng. Khaled AbuBakr, Executive Chairman of TAQA Arabia, and Ms. Pakinam Kafafi, Chief Executive Officer of TAQA Arabia.

Both companies also signed a new agreement to build a water desalination & treatment plant to […]

Somabay & TAQA Arabia inaugurate PV Solar plant – Egypt2022-07-05T14:58:22+02:00

Egypt to build desalination plant in Iraq

An Egyptian delegation of water treatment experts visited Iraq this month for talks with Iraqi officials on addressing an acute water crisis in the Arab country.

The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources said June 20 that the Egyptian delegation discussed a proposal for building a water desalination plant on the Euphrates River.

The station will be used to purify and desalinate seawater to help ease water shortages in southern Iraq.

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Egypt to build desalination plant in Iraq2022-07-01T11:41:40+02:00

PM hails cooperation with Saudi ACWA Power in water desalination – Egypt

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli hailed existing cooperation with the Saudi ACWA Power in water desalination domains.

The premier welcomed the Saudi company’s interest in injecting investments in water desalination, especially as Egypt has an ambitious plan for increasing the amount of desalinated water to reach 6 million cubic meters per day in the next few years.

Madbouli’s comments came during his meeting on Tuesday 21/6/2022 with ACWA Power Chairman Mohammad Abunayyan, in the presence of the company’s regional director Hassan Amin and Egyptian Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker.

PM hails cooperation with Saudi ACWA Power in water desalination – Egypt2022-06-22T14:33:30+02:00

Egypt’s Prime Minister inspects Al-Alamein to follow up on projects

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly visited the new city of Al-Alamein in an inspection tour to follow up on the development work being carried out there, especially in terms of utilities.

During the tour, Madbouly listened to Minister of Housing Assem Al-Jazzar review the volume of investments in the new city and explain that these investments are divided into three main sectors.

The first of which is utilities, which includes seawater desalination plants, tertiary treatment, power transformers, a gas reduction station, as well as sewage lift stations, and various utility networks.

Egypt’s Prime Minister inspects Al-Alamein to follow up on projects2022-06-19T15:11:08+02:00

Sisi lauds Egyptian water conservation programs as Nile dam progresses – Egypt

At the first Africa Health ExCon, which kicked off in Cairo on June 5, Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi recently stated that his country is not in conflict with other African countries over its share of the Nile water.

Sisi noted that his country’s historical share, an estimated 55 billion cubic meters, has been unchanged over the years.

Sisi said, “Despite our population increase, we have not engaged in any conflict with our African brothers to increase this share.

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Sisi lauds Egyptian water conservation programs as Nile dam progresses – Egypt2022-06-14T13:08:00+02:00

Egypt expands water desalination projects as Nile dam talks hit new snag

The Egyptian government announced May 26 its decision to expand seawater desalination projects in the upcoming period by building 14 new plants. 

The project, according to the government, aims to raise the total water capacity of desalination plants in the country to about 1.4 million cubic meters per day.

This comes amid the faltering negotiations on the GERD, as Ethiopia is getting ready to implement the third filling phase of the dam’s reservoir.

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Egypt expands water desalination projects as Nile dam talks hit new snag2022-06-08T15:07:42+02:00
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