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Aid to push for solar desalting projects

To set the record straight on solar desalting economics and to spur construction in parts of the world xjhere solar plants are appropriate: these are the two big aims of a just completed exposition...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Financing

Money for solar plants, the AID pamphlet says, could partially come from U.S. counterpart funds held in foreigh countries. Reference is made by AID to the Office of Controller's accounting of some...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Economics

The study lists major advantages and shortcomings of solar distillation, major advantage being free fuel costs, which accounts for 35-40 per cent of flash distillation costs. Big disadvantages are...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

New player in manufacturing

A new firm, Solar Industries has started manufacturing plastic-lined stills in Wichita. The new co. says it will make solar plants of sizes up to 300,000 GPD. It will also market smaller 8,000 GPD...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Solar Energy Society held its annual meeting

Meanwhile, too, at annual meeting of the Solar Energy Society last week at Arizona State Univ. the projection was that from the current 2 MGD, world solar capacity would leap to 8 MGD by the end of...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Invitation bids for Saudi Arabia's turbine generators now issued

Invitation for the two 27,600 KWE extraction steam turbine generators has been issued by Burns and Roe, as first of a four-part construction package for the 5 MGD 50,000 KWE dual purpose...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Large contract

Burns & Roe, retained by OSW and Saudi Arabia as A-E for the project, has also just been advanced a $6.3 million contract by OSW to procure major hardware for the project and provide overall...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Pylon Inc. gets San Diego contracts

California Dept of Water Resources awarded to Pylon Inc last week at $192,240 contract to install the desalted water transmission facility between OSW's San Diego Saline Water Test Facility and the...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

CEGELERG won Caribbean plant design contract

France's Compagnie Generale D' Etudes (CEGELERG) is designing the 130,000 GPD flash plant to be built at St. Martin de la Guadeloupe in the Caribbean. The Cegelerg work plan calls for installation...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Test-bed, prototypes

Consideration of OSW's $23.2 million fiscal 1968 budget authorization bill also began at the House Committee meeting, but wasn't completed. The Committee's Irrigation and Reclamation Subcommittee...

Water Desalination Report, 30-03-1967

Ashdod - Israel

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Arzew IWPP - Algeria

Project developer Project developer Kahrama has made progress towards financial close, having secured a commitment for the funding from the Islamic Development Bank and local financial institutions...

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

$4 million desalination feasibility and contingency study contract awarded to GHD and Fichtner. Study to examine potential locations, plant size, concept design and cost estimates as well as consul...

Hadera - Israel

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Tordera, Catalunya II - Spain

Bidding is scheduled to start in 2005.

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Tordera, Phase II - Spain

Ashdod - Israel

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Due to seek project consultant later this year.

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Sand City - U.S.A.

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Both Poseidon Resources and San Diego County Water Authority (SDCWA) are working on EIRs for the Encina power station site at Carlsbad. Poseidon initiated the proposal and its study is further adva...

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Shuqaiq IWPP - Saudi Arabia

The date for issue of an RFP is 1Q 2005. The first units are due to start production in 3Q 2008. The plant will be crude oil-fired. WEC s advisers are HSBC (financial), Clifford Chance and The Law ...

Chennai - Minjur - India

Zawia - Libya

Gecol is evaluating offers for the project. There is a target date of 1Q 2005 for contract award.

Djerba - Tunisia

Djerba - Tunisia

Djerba - Tunisia

Planned to be implemented on a concession basis in 2008. This would be SONEDE’s first seawater desalination plant. It is currently said to be negotiating a loan with KfW.

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Brockton - U.S.A.

Inima’s Aquaria Water has been contracted. Most important permits have been granted, with some minor ones still outstanding for abstraction from the Taunton River. Construction should begin in Marc...

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Sand City - U.S.A.

Korangi (formerly Port Qasim) - Pakistan

A Memorandum of Understanding for two desalination plants, one at Port Qasim and one at Korangi, has been signed between Karachi Water & Sewerage Board and Samullah Khan’s California Enviro-Managem...

Campo Dalías - Spain

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates