A consortium comprising ACWA Power and industrial conglomerate Saudi Brothers Commercial Company (SBCC) has signed senior financing and hedging agreements for the SAR2.625bn ($700m) Rabigh-3 independent water-desalination plant (IWP) in Saudi Arabia.
Dubai Supreme Council of Energy chairman and Expo 2020 Dubai Higher Committee chairman Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum and other officials have broken ground on the first solar-driven hydrogen electrolysis facility in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
A consortium comprising Spanish company Acciona, Marubeni, Abdul Latif Jameel-CDC and Rawafid Alhadarah Holding, has won a €750m contract from Saudi Arabia’s state-owned Water and Electricity Company (WEC) to finance, design and build the Shuqaiq 3 desalination plant and operate and maintain it for 25 years.
A consortium consisting of EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy) has won a contract from the Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) for the 400MW Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in Saudi Arabia.
L&T Construction, a subsidiary of Indian construction company Larsen & Toubro (L&T), has won orders worth INR20.84bn ($299m).
ACWA Power, which develops, owns and operates power generation and water desalination plants, has won a contract for the world’s largest independent water desalination plant, Rabigh 3 IWP, in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) has awarded a contract for 77km of internal roads at Al Khawaneej 2 as part of a five-year plan to construct internal roads in several residential areas of Dubai.
The Dubai Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) will undertake an AED590m ($161m) project to expand the smart traffic systems in support of efforts to rank Dubai as the smartest city worldwide and implement smart technologies and programmes to ease the mobility in Dubai.
Saudi Arabia has announced a new airport development project in Yemen, which will accommodate two million travellers a year.
Public works authority Ashghal has signed contracts worth $275m for the construction of six new health projects in Qatar.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded a AED1.05bn ($286m) contract for the construction of electricity transmission projects, including a 400/132kV substation, two 132/11kV substations and 75km of 132kV ground cables.
Qatar public works authority Ashghal has announced the completion of main works of the first zone of Al Wakrah beach development project, which consists of three zones.
Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and China’s Shanghai Electric have signed an EPC contract for the 700MW fourth phase of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Solar Park, a concentrated solar power (CSP) project in Dubai, UAE.
The Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC) has completed construction of the unit 1, with 1,400MW capacity, at the $32bn Barakah nuclear power plant in Abu Dhabi, UAE.
ADNOC Refining, a wholly owned subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has awarded two contracts worth $3.5bn to Samsung Engineering.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded contracts for the construction of four 400/132kV substations.
A joint venture comprising ACCIONA Agua and Belhasa Six Construct (BeSIX) has won an AED871m ($237.13m) contract for the construction of 40 million imperial gallons per day (MIGD) seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) desalination plant in Jebel Ali, Dubai.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has awarded an AED1.1bn ($299.47m) contract to a consortium comprising Siemens and ELSEWEDY Power for the construction of the 4th phase of H-Station in Dubai, UAE.
King Abdullah Economic City (KAEC) has signed a contract with Metito Saudi (Metito) for the design and construction of a solar powered seawater desalination plant worth SAR220.4m ($58.75m).
A consortium of Besix Group and Hitachi Zosen Inova of Switzerland has secured a build, operate and transfer (BOT) contract from the Municipality of Dubai (UAE) to design and execute a €700m waste-to-energy project.