United Arab Emirates

ACWA Power and EWEC announce the start of operations for the first phase of Al Taweelah IWP – United Arab Emirates

ACWA Power announced the commencement of operations for the first phase of Al Taweelah Independent Water Plant (IWP) with the production of 454.6 thousand cubic metres of desalinated water per day, reaching 50 percent capacity of the plant.

Connected to the Abu Dhabi network in December 2021, Al Taweelah now provides 100 million gallons of desalinated water per day, and will eventually reach 200 million gallons per day, making it the world’s largest RO facility with a capacity of 909,200 m³/day.

The plant supports the industries and the community at Al Taweelah and the surrounding areas, and will additionally play a key role in catering to Abu Dhabi’s peak water demand, which is expected to rise by Q1 in 2023.

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EWEC receives four proposals for new Mirfa 2 reverse osmosis independent water project – United Arab Emirates

EWEC a leading company in the integrated coordination of planning, purchasing and supply of water and electricity across the UAE, today announced receipt of four proposals from Acciona, ACWA Power, Engie and GS Inima, for the development of its new Mirfa 2 RO IWP.

The M2 RO project will see the selected bidder developing, financing, constructing, operating, maintaining, and owning a standalone brownfield RO seawater desalination plant.

Two proposals from each company were received, one for a capacity of 80 MIGD, equivalent to 363,680 m3/day, sufficient to meet the water demand for up to 140,000 households, and a second proposal for a capacity of up to 120 MIGD (545,530 m3/day).

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Abengoa completes Phase One of the Taweelah desalination plant – United Arab Emirates

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).

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Abengoa kicks off operations at major Abu Dhabi desal plant – United Arab Emirates

Abengoa said its consortium with top engineering and construction company SepcoIII, has begun commercial operation at the 909,000 cu m/day Taweelah desalination plant, loctaed 45 km north of Abu Dhabi.

The Taweelah desalination plant has passed the contractual tests for Acwa Power, the leading company in the development, investment, ownership and operation of power generation and desalinated water production plants.

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.

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Dubai to build new reservoirs for desalinated water – United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority announced today that it plans to construct three new reservoirs to increase the emirate’s water security.

The reservoirs will cost around $150 million and store desalinated water, the official Emirates News Agency reported.

Water desalination is the process by which salt is removed from ocean water to create fresh water that can be treated further and be safely used for drinking.

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Drones deployed to monitor water quality in Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) continues to develop a world-class infrastructure supported by assets exceeding AED 200 billion owned by DEWA and its subsidiaries, as well as an additional investment of AED 40 billion over five years in the energy and water sectors.

This helps DEWA expand its production capacity to meet the growing demand for electricity and water.

DEWA uses the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, including drones, to provide its services according to the highest quality, availability, reliability and efficiency standards.

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Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) Plant Project at Jebel Ali Power Plant update – Dubai – United Arab Emirates

Construction of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)‘s Seawater Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) Desalination Plant at the Jebel Ali Power Plant and Desalination Complex is 79% complete and making significant progress.

Wherein the project’s main buildings are at the finishing stage. Most of the marine works are complete and the commissioning works started, especially after the successful operation of the first main power transformer.

The new SWRO plant and its associated facilities is being developed to include an advanced pre-treatment, double-pass reverse osmosis SWRO technology, post-treatment process and storage facilities that are connected to the water network.

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Dubai’s Jebel Ali desalination plant reaches 90% completion – United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has completed 96.50 percent of the Sea Water Reverse Osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant at Jebel Ali Power Plant and Water Desalination Complex.

The Complex is one of the key pillars for supplying Dubai with electricity and water services, adhering to the highest standards of availability, reliability, and quality.

DEWA had awarded the implementation of the AED897 million plant, with a production capacity of 40 million Imperial Gallons per Day (MIGD) of desalinated water, to a consortium led by Spain’s Acciona Agua and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX).

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DEWA uses drones to ensure quality of desalinated water – United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) continues to develop its infrastructure supported by assets exceeding AED200 billion owned by DEWA and its subsidiaries, and an additional investment of AED40bn over five years in the energy and water sectors.

This helps DEWA expand its production capacity to meet the growing demand for electricity and water, using the latest technologies, including drones, to provide its services.

The electricity and water company harnesses the drone technology as part of the Sirb initiative, which includes using advanced drones to support Dubai’s growing infrastructure.

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DEWA uses drones to ensure quality of desalinated water according to highest international standards – United Arab Emirates

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) continues to develop a world-class infrastructure supported by assets exceeding AED 200 billion owned by DEWA and its subsidiaries, as well as an additional investment of AED 40 billion over five years in the energy and water sectors.

This helps DEWA expand its production capacity to meet the growing demand for electricity and water. DEWA uses the latest Fourth Industrial Revolution technologies, including drones, to provide its services according to the highest quality, availability, reliability and efficiency standards.

Sirb drone initiative DEWA harnesses the drone technology as part of the Sirb initiative, which includes using advanced drones to support Dubai’s growing infrastructure.

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