Umm Al-Houl IWPP
is a major project with a capacity of 2.5GW at an estimated cost of $3bn.
The Kuwait Authority for Private Partnerships (KAPP), which is the authority tasked with governing Kuwait's PPP and IWPP
projects, has introduced a pipeline of large infrastructure projects to be carried out through the PPP/IWPP regimes, including, the Az Zour North Phase II IWPP
, Umm Al Hayman Waste Water Project, Al Khairan IWPP
, Al Abdaliyah Integrated Solar Combined Cycle Project, Kabd Municipal Solid Waste Treatment Facility and the Kuwait Metropolitan Rapid Transit System.
will utilise Qatar's natural gas resources to produce 2,520 megawatts (MW) of power and desalination capacity of around 600 million liters of water daily, helping supply drinking water and power to one of the economic zones that Qatar has made a centerpiece of its plans to modernise and diversify its economy.
Mohammed bin Jarsh, managing director of Abu Dhabi Water and Electricity Company (Adwec), pointed out in his keynote address that Abu Dhabi's IWPP
programme has resulted in Dh7.5 billion of foreign direct investment into its power and water sectors recently and over Dh250 billion since the inception of this programme.
He added that the tenth IWPP
is under construction.
Located 120 km from Abu Dhabi city, the Mirfa plant project is the Emirate's tenth facility to be built under the public-private partnership IWPP
The press conference was held on the eve of the 2nd Global IWPP
Summit scheduled to take place in Ras Al Khaimah from Nov.
The Sembcorp Salalah IWPP
is a 445 Megawatt, 15 Million Imperial Gallons per Day (MIGD) combined cycle gas turbine power and water desalination plant located in the southern region of Salalah.
will include a 25 million-gallon-a-day reverse osmosis desalination plant.
Jonathan Robinson, HSBC Holdings' head of project finance for the Middle East and North Africa, said, 'The IWPP
partnership structure has been very successfully employed across the GCC, and represents a sound and timely solution to meet the growing demand for key infrastructure in Dubai.
This is in addition to the 22-year Power and Water Purchase Agreement for the current water and electricity output from the Fujairah 1 IWPP
Bahrain-based First Energy Bank (FEB), the world's first Islamic investment bank focused exclusively on the energy sector, has acquired a nine per cent stake in the Al Dur Independent Water and Power Production (IWPP
) project, the largest of its kind in Bahrain.