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TotalEnergies, Veolia Start Construction Of Solar System For Desalination Plant In Oman

TotalEnergies (TTE, TTE.L) said that it has signed an agreement with Veolia to start the construction of Solar photovoltaic (PV) systems providing power for a desalination plant in Oman, in the city of Sur.

TotalEnergies stated that the power plant will be located on the site of the Sharqiyah Desalination plant, which is a reference in Oman and in the gulf region, supplying drinking water to more than 600,000 inhabitants of the Sharqiyah region.

According to TotalEnergies, the 17-megawatt peak solar project will be the first of its kind to be installed in the region. It produces annually over 30,000 megawatt-hours (MWh) of green electricity, or more than a third of the desalination plant's daily consumption, enabling it to avoid close to 300,000 tons of CO2 emissions.

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