Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. L

No 34

20-August-2007

UAE

Umm-al-Nar IWPP Starts Commercial Operations

Arabian Power Company (APC), the consortium developing the Umm al-Nar independent water and power project (IWPP) in Abu Dhabi announced on 13 August that the $2.1bn combined cycle desalination expansion project had commenced commercial operations on 21 July. Arabian Power is composed of Tokyo Electric Power Company (Tepco 14%), Mitsui (6%), International Power (20%) and the Abu Dhabi...