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Utico, Siemens sign MOU for Hassyan IWP Project

  • Utico, Siemens sign MOU for Hassyan IWP Project
    (From L) Mr. Mohammed Khalifa, CEO Middle East - Digital Industries, Siemens Industrial LLC, Mr. Helmut von Struve, CEO, Siemens UAE & Middle East, Mr. Hussain Allawati, CEO MENA & Head of Global Investments, Utico, Mr. Ali Al Darwish, CEO of Utico in the UAE, Mr. Mahmoud Hanafy, VP Transmission Grid Stabilization Middle East, Siemens Energy LLC at the signing ceremony
  • Strategic agreement involves design and supply of electrical and automation for Hassyan IWP with final phase 2 capacity of 1,100,000m3/day.

About the entity

Utico
UTICO is U.A.E’s largest private Build-Own-Operate company for Desalination with capacity of 160,000 m3/day Sea water Reverse Osmosis plant and Gas based Power generation capacity of 120 MW and 270 MW.
Schneider Electric

Utico and Siemens have signed an MOU agreement for the strategic engineering, supply and services for Hassyan IWP project.

This is to align with the latest technological advancements to be incorporated into the prestigious Hassyan development for the best sustainable desalination plant possible for Dubai.

The agreement was signed by Mr. Ali Al Darwish, CEO of Utico in the UAE and Mr. Hussain Allawati, CEO MENA & Head of Global Investments, Utico and Mr. Mohammed Khalifa, CEO Middle East - Digital Industries, Siemens Industrial LLC, Mr. Franco Atassi, CEO Middle East - Smart Infrastructure, Siemens Industrial LLC, and Mr. Mahmoud Hanafy, VP Transmission Grid Stabilization Middle East, Siemens Energy LLC at the WETEX and Dubai Solar Show 2021 show on 7th October 2021.

Mr. Ali stated that the agreement was part of Utico’ s best efforts to ensure Top quality Sustainable Plant where Siemens supply would include for a total capacity of 1.1million m3/day desalination facilities for this world’s lowest water tariff IWP development.  This agreement also enhances and supports Utico’s own expertise in desalination and utilities development and operations that the company has so successfully demonstrated in difficult waters with the latest sustainable technologies.

Mr. Mohammed Khalifa of Siemens stated that working with Utico was another win for Siemens’ ability to pivot its superior and latest technological products and services offerings to support Utico’s desire to give the best desalination plant for Dubai, and to build on the excellent relationship that Siemens enjoys with DEWA and now Utico as its partner in this largest desalination plant development project in the region. This will also be Siemens’ largest Desalination Plant project to date in Dubai in capacity.