Saudi Arabia has signed challenge agreements for Yanbu Four Impartial Water Plant (IWP), a seawater desalination facility to be developed utilizing reverse osmosis (RO) know-how, with a consortium comprising of Engie, the French multinational utility group, and a neighborhood water desalination firm, Mowah.
Based on an announcement from Saudi Water Partnership Firm (SWPC), the RO seawater desalination plant will come up within the Badr Governorate, within the Madinah area. It’s going to have a manufacturing capability of 450,000 cu m/day, as soon as full.
Positioned on the Kingdom’s Pink Beach, the brand new plant will feed potable water to the Makkah and Madinah areas. Yanbu-Four IWP can even embody photo voltaic vitality items that may cut back the electrical energy consumption from the grid.
Moreover, water tanks with a storage capability for 2 operational days can even be put in, the assertion added.
The Yanbu Four IWP challenge agreements have been signed by Minister of Setting, Water and Agriculture and SWPC Board Chairman Engineer Abdulrahman bin Abdulmohsen AlFadley.
Saudi Water Partnership Firm CEO Engineer Khalid Bin Zwaid Al Qureshi stated the challenge will launch its business operation within the first quarter of 2023.
A complete of 71 developer consortiums had expressed curiosity within the Yanbu-Four IWP in September final 12 months together with international giants akin to SNC Lavalin; Suez Worldwide, Veolia, Tecnicas Reunidas apart from Sumitomio and JGC Company (Japan); Bechtel (US) and Doosan Heavy Industries apart from UAE teams Mubadala, Masdar and Utico, it acknowledged.
Of those round 30 have been Saudi builders led by regional heavyweights Saudi Binladin Group; Abdul Ali Al Ajmi Firm; Abdullatif Jameel Business Growth Firm; Alfanar Firm and GS Inima Setting; Gulf Funding Company and Marafiq.
The Engie-Mowah consortium had emerged the popular bidder after submitting the bottom levelised water prices of SR1.7446 per cu m in comparison with FCC Aqualia-HAACO-Alfanar consortium’s value of SR1.7775 per cu m, Acwa Energy-Albabtain-GIC consortium’s SR1.8435 and Marubeni Company-Marafiq consortium’s SR1.9168.
In accordance SWPC, this an extension of the signing of earlier tasks with the energetic participation of the non-public sector in growing this important water sector and boosting its contribution to nation improvement.
Right this moment’s agreements are a part of the Public Non-public Partnerships (PPP) that the Ministry of Setting, Water and Agriculture intends to current to traders, and the supervisory committee to allocate the setting, water, and agriculture sector through the previous months in keeping with the targets of “Imaginative and prescient 2030”.
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