Muscat (WAF): State-owned Haya Water has awarded the first contract to design, supply and build a solar plant to power one of the new sewage facilities in Muscat, the company said in an email statement received by WAF today.
According to the company’s statement, contract has been awarded to Scan Electromechanical Contracting Co. And the plant’s capacity will be 100kilowatts per day. “The solar generation system will be built in 7 months. And will replace 48-50 per cent of the plant’s current power demand” Hussain Abdul-Hussain, CEO of Haya Water told WAF over the phone.
Abdul-Hussain said that the panels will be spread over 1300sqm. And that Haya Water will look into extending the renewable power generation plans to a number of new sewage plants. “But we don’t expect it to completely replace the current power system yet” he added.