Japan Reports 3rd Case of Omicron Variant in Traveller who Had Been in Italy    Ministry of Islamic Affairs Stresses Necessity of Wearing Mask and Social Distancing in Mosques    AFC President: The Global Event Formula 1 Reflects the Ambitious Vision of HRH the Crown Prince    Minister of Investment Receives Minister Delegate for Foreign Trade and Economic Attractiveness of France    UAE condemns terrorist Houthi militia attempt to target Saudi Arabia with drones    India reports 8,895 new infections of coronavirus    Germany Records 27,836 New COVID-19 Cases    Trafficking is a crime that can happen in front of our eyes: UNODC    Veteran US Republican leader Bob Dole dies aged 98    US Congressman condemned for Christmas guns photo    5-day Jeddah international motor show starts Today at 6 PM    Nazaha arrests 250 government staff on charges of corruption    MoH: Wearing mask is mandatory in crowded open areas    Lewis Hamilton wins thrilling Saudi Arabian Grand Prix    Crown Prince attends inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Sends Written Message to Sultan of Oman    Saudi Stock Exchange Main Index Ends Trading Higher at 11,142 Points    King, Crown Prince congratulate Finland president on Independence Day    Jeddah international motor show to kick off Monday    Saudia, CFM sign SR32 billion LEAP-1A engines purchase agreement    RSNF launches last warship of Sarawat Corvette Project in Spain    Deputy Governor of Hail: Hail International Rally is a practical translation of the wise leadership's support    Hail International Rally to Kick off Tomorrow    SAMI, Airbus to Form Joint Venture for Military Aviation MRO and Services    Saudi-French MoU signed, signalling new era of cultural collaboration    Crown Prince, Macron, and Mikati hold joint phone talks Saudi Arabia, France agree with Lebanon for joint work to boost its reforms, stability    Saudi Aramco, French Companies Sign Agreements    MODON Takes Part in Inlet Europe 2021 Summit in Italy    Asian Handball Federation Representatives Conclude Inspecting Sports Facilities in Eastern Region    Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix 2021 Official Race to Kick off Tomorrow in Jeddah    Hamilton sets pace in free trials in Formula 1 STC Saudi Arabian Grand Prix    Invest in Saudi Arabia initiative announces partnership with F1 Saudi Grand Prix    Red Sea Immersive to provide enthralling experience: Liz Rosenthal    Duchess of Sussex wins latest court battle with Mail on Sunday publisher    Trolls join UN campaign for healthier eating, sustainable living    BIENALSUR Exhibition arrives in Jeddah at historic site of Qasr Khuzam    Saudi Hind Al-Showaier Elected Regional Director of World Federation of the Deaf    Saudi Film Commission launch its strategy to develop film and cinema sector    Bollywood superstar Salman Khan to dazzle Riyadh Season on Dec. 10    First Full International Marathon in Saudi Arabia to be Held in March 2022    Winter Wonderland Circus Amazes Audience with Thrilling Acrobatic Shows    Bollywood star's 'India got freedom in 2014' remark stirs controversy    23 Saudi women obtain favorable verdicts in 'adhl' lawsuits    Bride's fingerprint not required in revised e-marriage contract    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers at Arafat Holy Site    Council of Senior Scholars: Muslim Brothers' Group Don't Represent Method of Islam, rather only Follows its Partisan Objectives, Violating our Graceful Religion    Eid Al-Adha Prayer Performed at the Grand Holy Mosque    Pilgrims Perform Dhuhr and Asr Prayers in Arafat Holy Site    

Thank you for reporting!
This image will be automatically disabled when it gets reported by several people.

‘Tailored solutions' key to meet Kingdom's water, power needs
Published in The Saudi Gazette on 01 - 11 - 2008

The Kingdom's power-generation capacity and demand for a sustainable water supply are expected to increase as its population is expected to continue to grow, GE Energy said in a statement on Friday on the eve of the three-day 4th Saudi Water and Power Forum (SWPF) to be held here.
Against this backdrop, GE is offering tailored infrastructure solutions as key to meet growing demand in Kingdom.
GE, which has been active in Saudi Arabia for more than 70 years supplying technology and service solutions to help the Kingdom meet its infrastructure needs, including power generation and water management, said it stays committed to its “role in helping the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia meet its growing need for reliable energy.”
“We are committed to our Saudi customers and continue to grow our local presence to deliver innovative technology solutions best suited to the Kingdom's power needs,” said Joseph Anis, GE Energy's region executive for the Middle East, adding that GE's participation in the Forum “provides an excellent opportunity to discuss technology requirements with the country's key decision makers.”
Steve Bolze, president and CEO of GE Energy's Power & Water Business, added that “Saudi Arabia is a cornerstone of GE's growth plans for the Middle East.” “The company remains committed to supporting our Saudi customer's public and private sector growth by delivering reliable power and water management technology solutions and by maintaining a strong local presence in the Kingdom.”
GE's suite of broad portfolio of technology solutions and services are also instrumental in helping boost usable water supplies in the region.
GE's solutions cover a breadth of needs including desalination, municipal, utility, industrial wastewater, process chemicals and separation, product water and residential products.
GE recently has teamed up with Al-Tamimi Group to supply a rapidly deployable, mobile fleet of reverse osmosis, ultra-filtration, multi-media pretreatment and clean-in-place systems. The mobile fleet is available for industrial and municipal sites facing water scarcity and quality challenges or for sites that lack infrastructure to provide adequate water treatment.
GE Energy's Power Technology Center in Dammam will expand GE's service and repair capabilities for customers in the Kingdom and the region.
Moreover, GE is constructing a new 7,500 sq.m. chemical blending plant in Dammam to provide chemical products to the power, oil, gas, and manufacturing industries as well as municipal water and wastewater treatment sites. The chemical blending plant is expected to be operational in early 2009.
GE has supplied more than 400 turbines for projects across Saudi Arabia.
Notable energy projects in the Kingdom featuring GE's solutions include:
Marafiq, the world's largest Independent Water and Power Project (IWPP). When completed Marafiq will have the capacity to produce over 2.7 GW of power and 800,000 m³ of desalinated water per day;
Saudi Electricity Company's PP9, the largest combined-cycle facility in the Middle East with capability to produce over 2GW of power; and
SEC's PP8 Riyadh project featured the shipment of GE's 1,000th advanced F-technology gas turbine. __

Clic here to read the story from its source.