Wednesday, 12 May 2021 09:02 GMT

USD1.5b utility plant operations kicked off by Abu Dhabi

( MENAFN ) The commercial operations of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity's (Adwea) USD1.46 billion Mirfa Independence Water and Power Plant located around 110km from the UAE capital in the Dhafra Regions has officially started.

Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region inaugurated the plant, in which boasts a power generation capacity of 1,600 megawatts (MW) and 238,665 cu m of water a day (52 million gallons of desalinated water), state news agency Wam reported.

The IWPP project involves the acquisition of certain existing water and power facilities; the development, design, engineering and construction of new power and water facilities; as well as the operation of the plant, said the report.


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