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EWA and ACWA Power discuss Al Dur project

August 5, 2022
finance & economy

Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) Chairman Kamal bin Ahmed Mohammed met with the main partner of operations at Haya Power & Desalination Company (Al Dur II IWPP) located in Al Dur and ACWA Power Board of Directors Chairman Mohammad Abdullah Abunayyan

EWA chairman stressed the keenness to move forward towards developing the electricity and water sector by adopting initiatives and programs that ensure the growth of electricity and water consumption and attracting investments to the sector, in line with Bahrain’s urban, industrial, and commercial expansion.

He pointed out that the project, at a total cost of $1.053 billion, aims to keep pace with Bahrain’s Economic Vision 2030.

The project is in line with the objectives of the comprehensive development process led by His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and the continuous follow-up of His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister.

“We are pleased to cooperate with EWA to launch the second phase of the project and start the operation and commercial production of the project,” Abunayyan said.

“We are fully confident of the great returns that this project will achieve in terms of enhancing the ability to meet the increasing demand for electricity and water services.”