Pöyry awarded extension to owner’s engineer services assignment for Ras Al Khair project, Saudi Arabia
The Ras Al Khair plant is a landmark project for SWCC. It is the largest of its kind in the world – a combined power and desalination plant converting more than 1 billion litres of seawater into potable water each day. Along with a new water transportation pipeline, it transforms the picture for potable water in Riyadh, one of the world’s fastest-growing and most water-stressed cities. The Ras Al Khair plant not only produces water, it also produces 2 400 MWe of electricity for the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
“Pöyry has a long-standing relationship with SWCC going back some 30 years. As one of the world’s leading power engineering companies, Pöyry is proud to support our clients to succeed with important projects such as Ras Al Khair”. says Floris van Straaten, Pöyry’s Regional Director in the Middle East for Thermal Power.
The value of the order is not disclosed. The order will be recognised within the Energy Business Group order stock in Q3 2015.
Pöyry is an international consulting and engineering company. We serve clients globally across the energy and industrial sectors and provide local services in our core markets. We deliver management consulting and engineering services, underpinned by strong project implementation capability and expertise. Our focus sectors are power generation, transmission & distribution, forest industry, chemicals & biorefining, mining & metals, transportation and water. Pöyry has an extensive local office network employing about 6,000 experts. Pöyry’s net sales in 2014 were EUR 571 million and the company’s shares are quoted on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki (Pöyry PLC: POY1V).
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