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Solar and wind give competitive edge, says Acwa Power
Greater reliance on solar and wind power will support Acwa Power's future growth, president and chief executive Paddy Padmanathan has said.
US DoE announces $100 million for Energy-Water Desalination Hub
The US Department of Energy (DoE) has announced $100 million in funding to establish an Energy-Water Desalination Hub.
Saudi's PIF to raise stake in Acwa Power
Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund (PIF) is to raise its stake in Acwa Power to 40 per cent up from 25 per cent, reports Reuters.
Hawaii considers special bonds for solar desalination
Hawaii Island is looking to introduce new special purpose bonds to build and operate solar-powered desalination plants, reports westhawaiitoday.com.
KAUST develops adsorbent hydrogel prototype
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology has developed a hydrogel that absorbs water at night-time, and releases it when warmed by sunlight during the day.
Saudi Arabia to build solar-powered, adsorption desalination plant
Saudi Arabia is building a solar-powered desalination plant using adsoprtion technology, in one of seven strategic projects that include the nation's first nuclear research reactor.
Solar desalination plant to supply Chilean mines is approved
Trends Industrial's ambitious, multi-client, solar-powered desalination project to supply water to mines in Atacama desert, Chile, has been approved by the country's environmental agency.
German firm constructs solar plants in Kenya
German technology company Boreal Light is to construct 19 solar-powered desalination plants across Kenya, reports energysiren.
WorleyParsons acquires Jacobs' energy, chemicals, and resources division
Australia's WorleyParsons is purchasing the energy, chemicals, and resources (ECR) division of Jacobs in the US for $3.3 billion, comprising $2.6 billion in cash and 58.2 million WorleyParsons shares.
DEWA receives five bids for Hassyan advisory role
Dubai Water and Electricity Authority (DEWA) has received five bids for advisory services on a 545,531 m3/d seawater reverse osmosis project in Hassyan.
IDA call for papers for Action4Good global conference
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has issued a call for papers for its Action4Good International Conference in May 2019.
Waves to Water Prize targets ocean-powered desal
The US Department of Energy (DOE) has introduced the Waves to Water Prize for wave-powered desalination technologies and is seeking feedback on the initiative.
US DOE to harness 'power of competition' in Water Security Grand Challenge
The US Department of Energy has set out ambitions to harness the "power of competition" to drive innovation in water technology through a new programme of activity.
Five Minutes With: Rod Naylor, GHD market leader for water, Australia
Rod Naylor is to join GHD as market leader for water in Australia, where the firm has worked on all the big six desalination plants
Fluence secures $50 million debt facility for BOOT projects
Fluence Corporation has secured a $50 million non-recourse debt facility for financing build, own, operate and transfer projects.
Water Corporation customers want desalination as first choice for drinking water
The Water Corporation of Western Australia has found that desalination tops the list as the preferred source for new drinking water for all four of its customer groups.
South Australia Water kicks off public consultation on desalination plant
South Australia Water (SA Water) has kicked off a public consultation on an $80 million desalination plant project at Sleaford Bay on the Eyre Peninsula.
Kenya's a contender for IDA 2021 World Congress
The International Desalination Association (IDA) has shortlisted Mombasa, Kenya, among four finalists to host its 2021 World Congress, reports The Star.
BHP sponsors Water in Mining conference
BHP joins Suez and Stantec in sponsoring this year's global Water in Mining event in Toronto.
ACWA Power Barka shuts off gas and steam turbines
A gas turbine has tripped at ACWA Power Barka power and water station in Oman, resulting in both of the plant's gas turbines and its steam turbine being shut off.