Va Tech Wabag secured an order worth about USD 100M for reverse osmosis of Hassyan seawater in the United Arab Emirates.
The scope of the order is to convert 120-million-gallon seawater every day through reverse osmosis. The order was secured from Green EPC (a Utico FZC subsidiary) who is the prime EPC contractor for the project.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) selected Utico FZC as the preferred bidder to build the SWRO plant and operate it over 35 years, under the independent water producer model, wherein DEWA will off-take 100% of the water from this plant. The desalination plant is planned to be commissioned in phases by March 2024. The project is in the direction of Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050 initiative to maximize the use of green energy for the production of desalinated water and aims at using solar power to supplement the power requirement of the plant during day time.