Backing private participation in water and wastewater projects
Private participation in water and wastewater development. Winston & Strawn Partner Jim Simpson and Associate Chris Shelton show how the GCC experience can be applied elsewhere in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region
How new technology solutions are transforming GCC desalination
Modern desalination plants and smart technologies are two elements expected to form the core of the GCC’s approach to the fast growing demand for potable water in the region
Az-zour North 1 IWPP shares to be sold
Located nearly 100 km south of Kuwait City, the $1.7bn gas fired Az-zour North 1 cycle power and desalination plant started commercial operations in November, with a capacity of 1,500MW
Qatar to rely more on IWPP for capacity boost
Qatar will continue to rely heavily on independent water and power producers (IWPPs) in the medium term for enhancing capacity, Arab Petroleum Investment Corporation (Apicorp) has said
Kuwait to begin first IWPP operations this year
Kuwait’s first independently owned power and water facility Az-Zour North One Phase 1 is expected to fully start commercial operations by November 2016
$200mn Fujairah 1 IWPP expansion completed
With more than half of the plant’s desalinated water produced using reverse osmosis technology, the Fujairah 1 IWPP is now one of the largest reverse osmosis desalination facilities in the Middle East

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