It is common in this region to have a combined cycle of desalination and power generation. The challenge is to not only produce potable water, but also to produce it efficiently and with as little impact as possible on the environment, says Ramarao Mandadi, Proposals Engineer -Solutions Business Unit, Endress+Hauser
In the past, government procurers would leave the funding solution to the bidding developer consortia, however, this is changing, with procurers becoming increasingly prescriptive in terms of what financing solution they expect the developers to provide as part of their bid submissions for their projects, says Robert Harker, Partner, Project Finance, DLA Piper
Written by: Paolo Colombo is the Go To Market Director for Machine Builder and System Integrators at Schneider Electric.
Waste-to-energy (WtE) plants are increasingly under focus in the UAE and across the Middle East, says Jean-Claude Nasr, Senior Vice President, Power Generation, Siemens Gas and Power, MENA.
Technology is a game changer in addressing water scarcity; however, it is equally important to integrate the highest standards of security to ensure that the advantages of smart meters and other advanced tech infrastructure can be best leveraged, says Ian Sykes, Regional Sales Director, Sensus
Craig Wilkins, Director of Prime Power at Cummins, argues how, for the foreseeable future at least, natural gas-powered generators will continue to be key to meeting the power needs of the utilities sector in the Middle East and across the globe