Utico, a private utility company in the UAE, and Siemens signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the strategic engineering, supply, and services for the Hassyan independent water project (IWP).
This is to align with the latest technological advancements to be incorporated into the prestigious Hassyan development for the best sustainable desalination plant possible for Dubai.
The agreement was signed by Ali Darwish, CEO of Utico in the UAE and Hussain Allawati, CEO Mena & Head of Global Investments, Utico, and Mohammed Khalifa, CEO Middle East – Digital Industries, Siemens Industrial LLC, Franco Atassi, CEO Middle East – Smart Infrastructure, Siemens Industrial LLC, and Mahmoud Hanafy, VP Transmission Grid Stabilization Middle East, Siemens Energy LLC at the WETEX and Dubai Solar Show 2021 show.
Ali stated that the agreement was part of Utico’s best efforts to ensure Top quality Sustainable Plant where Siemens supply would include a total capacity of 1.1million cu m/day desalination facilities for this world’s lowest water tariff IWP development.
This agreement also enhances and supports Utico’s own expertise in desalination and utilities development and operations that the company has so successfully demonstrated in difficult waters with the latest sustainable technologies.
Mohammed Khalifa of Siemens stated that working with Utico was another win for Siemens’ ability to pivot its superior and latest technological products and services offerings to support Utico’s desire to give the best desalination plant for Dubai and to build on the excellent relationship that Siemens enjoys with Dewa and now Utico as its partner in this largest desalination plant development project in the region. This will also be Siemens’ largest Desalination Plant project to date in Dubai in capacity.