Sun, 07 Oct 2012 00:09:09 CDT
Saudi Arabia?s Saline Water Conversion Corp (SWCC) is set to set up three new solar-powered desalination plants in the kingdom, Arab News has reported. The move is aimed at reducing dependence on oil and using alternative energy sources to run our plants, said governor of the SWCC, Abdul Rahman Al-Ibrahim. ?Two solar-powered desalination plants are currently operating in Al-Khafji and Jubail, and we are planning to establish three more such plants in Haqel, Dhuba and Farasan,? he said. ?We have plans to establish similar plants inside the existing desalination complexes,? he said.
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