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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

Menorca - Ciutadella - Spain

Following the change of government in Madrid, the projected capacity of the plant is under review. Construction will not now begin before 2006.

Bajo Almanzora - Spain

Liaoning Hongyanhe Nuclear Power Company Water Treatment Project - China

Hadera - Israel

Jebel Ali M Station - United Arab Emirates

Al Fujairah 1 (RO) - United Arab Emirates

UWEC has appointed Innogy and Water Consultants International to undertake a review of the Phase 1 plant system following a series of blackouts in the second half of 2004 . The consultants were due...

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

Jijel - Algeria

AEC has pushed the deadline for technical offers back to the second or third quarter of this year (June or July).

Toukley Desalination Plant (formerly NSW Wyong) - Australia

Kay Bailey Hutchinson Facility - U.S.A.

Mott MacDonald has designed the facility. Moreno Cardenas is the consultant on the project. US Army Department of Environment started work on an Environmental Impact Report in September 2003. The E...

Hadera - Israel

Djerba - Tunisia

Az Zour North 1 IWPP - Kuwait

Campo Dalías - Spain

Campo Dalías - Spain

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Santa Eulalia - Spain

The contract has been awarded to Aqualia, while the project was formally presented in the autumn. Following the change of government in Madrid, the status of this project has been under review. Acc...

Shuaiba North - Kuwait

Cap Djinet - Algeria

Four bidding groups (Ionics, SNC Lavalin, Geida,and an Inima consortium including FCC Aqualia) have submitted bid bonds. Bid evaluation is now in progress.

Marina Baja/El Campello/Mutxamel, Alicante - Spain

Campo Dalías - Spain

Sydney Desalination Plant (Kurnell) - Australia

Sand City - U.S.A.

MPWMD has decided not to proceed with the EIR for the project after unfavourable results from preliminary technical studies and is instead looking to CalAm’s Moss Landing project to reduce its reli...

Alicante II - Spain

The deadline for bids was 21 January and they were to be opened on 1 February. The decision on the winning bid will be made in mid-February, while the timeframe for completion of the project propos...

Duba Phase 4 - Saudi Arabia

Kuljian Corporation has been appointed by SWCC to provide consultancy services including preparation of tender documents and site supervision. Kuljian’s contract covers two plants on the Red Sea co...

Carlsbad Desalination Plant - U.S.A.

Sand City - U.S.A.

Ashdod - Israel

El Prat del Llobregat - Spain

Chennai - Minjur - India

Deadline for RFP delayed until mid-February as a result of tsunami.