Veolia has been awarded a contract by Egyptian Electricity Holding Company to construct and set up water and wastewater treatment plants for Assiut Supercritical Power Plant and Cairo West Power Plant.
Supporting Egypt Vision 2030 to drive sustainable urban development and economic growth, the State-owned Egyptian Electricity Holding Company chose Veolia Water Technologies due to its extensive experience in the power generation market both in Egypt and across the wider Middle East region, and for its technical expertise in the process and design of wastewater treatment systems for supercritical power plants.
Thierry Froment, chief operating officer, Veolia Water Technologies Middle East, said: “We are committed to our promise of resourcing the world and continue to bring this commitment to Egypt, as seen with our partnership with Egyptian Electricity Holding Company.”
“Through Veolia Water Technologies’ customised design, build and operational services and treatment facilities we are able to cater to the Egyptian market’s needs. We are proud to be part of the solution of addressing the water scarcity and power outages in the country.”
Veolia Water Technologies is well suited to design, build, and deliver integrated systems to treat water and wastewater. VWT Egypt have around 200 employees, mainly engineers and technicians able to implement the Veolia worldwide technologies to the local market Possessing industry-leading technologies and bringing global best practice and expertise, it will enable Assiut Supercritical Power Plant and Cairo West Power Plant to operate at maximum capacity while serving its boiler feed’s high demand for extra-pure demineralized water.