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Energy Recovery wins Oman Water Plant

Energy Recovery has won an order worth $3.96 million to deploy its PX Pressure Exchanger technology in an independent water plant located in Qurayyat, Oman.

The contract was awarded by Hyflux, a global environmental solutions company headquartered in Singapore.

Energy Recovery said it had previously completed additional mega projects with Hyflux, including the 500,000 million litres per day (MLD) Magtaa desalination plant located in Algeria, which uses the US-based firm’s turbochargers.

Energy Recovery said as per the deal, Hyflux will use its PX-Q300 Pressure Exchanger devices for the water plant in Oman.

The plant is located near the Arabian Sea and produces 200 MLD of fresh water.

Since the capacity of the plant exceeds 50,000 cu m per day, it qualifies as a mega project for Energy Recovery, it added.

Energy Recovery estimates the PX devices will reduce plant power consumption by 20 MW and save 173 GWh of energy per year. These energy savings are potentially avoiding about 100,000 tonnes per year of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

The order is expected to ship by the fourth quarter of 2015, with the company recognising revenues upon delivery.

Joel Gay, the president and CEO for Energy Recovery, said: “We have continued to see steadily growing momentum in desalination orders throughout 2015. The company has maintained its dominant market position, and is now seeing increasing activity in an improving desalination market.”

Source:  Trade Arabia