Seven Bidders Up For Taweelah Desalination Project In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi Department of Energy has unveiled the seven consortia bidding for Taweela desalination plant mega-project, with the lowest price coming from ACWA Power at $0.49 per cube.

The authority, into which utility Abu Dhabi Water & Electricity Authority (ADWEA) was folded in March 2018, is evaluating bids from seven consortia:

* ACWA Power;
* Suez International Power SA Dubai Branch (Engie), with Marubeni Corp;
* Sumitomo Corp, with Veolia Middle East;
* Valoriza Agua, with Utico FZC and IDB Infrastructure Fund II;
* Cobra Instalaciones y Servicios, with Orascom Construction;
* Acciona Agua, with Pal Group; and
* Suez International, with Sojitz Corporation and NV Besix SA.

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