SWCC receives 37 interests for Ras Al-Khair Integrated Desalination and Power Plant privatization

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The Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has received 37 interest for the privatization of the existing Ras Al-Khair (RAK) Integrated desalination and power plant. 

The shortlisted teams are:

  • Marubeni
  • ACWA Power
  • Kindasa Water Services
  • HaJi Abdullah Alireza & Co Ltd
  • Engie
  • Jera
  • Marafiq
  • Sojitz
  • Kansai Electric Power Corporation
  • Edra Power Holdings
  • EDF
  • Metito
  • Lama Holding Company
  • FAS Energy
  • Alfanar
  • NTPC
  • China Power International Holding Ltd
  • FCC Aquaila
  • Al Bawani Water & Power
  • Advanced Water Technology
  • Mubadala Development Company
  • Actis
  • Gulf Investment Corporation
  • Hassana Investment Company
  • Aberdeen Standard Investments
  • IPM
  • Tamasuk Holding

RAK is an operating asset with 1.05 million cu.m./d of water and 2.65 GW of power capacity. It has been in operation since 2015. It uses hybrid-configuration of multi-stage flash thermal desalination and reverse osmosis membrane technology.

The privatization of RAK is supervised by the Supervisory Committee for the water sector of Saudi Arabia.

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