Utico To Construct World's Largest Solar-Powered Desalination Plant
News: UAE-based Utility Service provider Utico has announced plans to construct a solar-powered seawater desalination plant in Ras Al Khaimah. Believed to be the largest solar-powered desalination plant to be built in the world, it is expected to generate 20MW of solar power and produce more than 22mn gallons of drinking water a day. The project, which aims to implement the most advanced reverse osmosis and filtration technologies, will be co-developed by Utico and the highest bidder of the final tender. The final tender for the project will be announced in December, while the Project is expected to be completed by 2015.