Desalination

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Thyspunt nuclear project, a missed opportunity for water security

The establishment of the once planned nuclear project at Thyspunt would have ensured water security through desalination, writes Nuclear Physicist Gaopalelwe Santswere.
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Desalination plant achieves financial closure in UAE

A consortium along with the Federal Electricity & Water Authority, have achieved the financial closure for the 150 MIGD Umm Al Quwain Independent Water Project (IWP) in the UAE.
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Egyptian company to build solar PV plants in select African countries

Egypt's Arab Industrialization Organization plans to build solar power plants in seven African countries with capacities ranging from 2 to 4MW.

Namibia installs clean-powered desalination system

Namibia has inaugurated its first ever fully solar-powered seawater desalination system, moving closer to achieve its efforts in becoming self-sustaining. 
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Desalination market growth in Africa on the rise, report

A recent study by Frost & Sullivan reveals that the African desalination market is now stabilising and investment in desalination is gaining traction.
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Saudi firm signs MoU for power and water desalination opportunities

ACWA Power has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with China Energy Engineering Corporation Limited (ENERGY CHINA), to explore joint investment opportunities and cooperate...
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Solar powered desalination plant brings relief to muni

South Africa is set to commission its first solar powered desalination plant at the end of October 2018 in Witsand, Hessequa Municipality in the...

CoCT emergency desalination plant prepares to come online

The City of Cape Town V&A desalination plant, feeding 2.0 megalitres of fresh water into the city’s network per day, is currently finalising overall commissioning.  Located...

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