This summer, the Spanish firm Abengoa announced it had signed an agreement with a Moroccan government agency to forge ahead with the first phase of a project to build the world’s largest renewable energy-driven seawater desalination plant. Abengoa will undertake the engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the plant for [...]
Growing power demand and desalination needs present a major opportunity for new CSP with storage to complement rising PV dispatch in Saudi Arabia’s renewables push, industry experts told New Energy Update. Saudi Arabia plans to launch its first bid round for 700 MW of solar and wind projects in the [...]
Aspects of desalination using concentrated solar power (CSP) are to be researched on Caledonian College of Engineering (CCE) in Oman .
SkyFuel's parabolic trough concentrating solar collector was installed in a trial of WaterFX's new Aqua4™ solar thermal desalination technology.
Particularly in the MENA region, the combination of these technologies can solve the shortage of fresh water and extend the life of oil fields.