Saudi Arabia's desalination provider signs green hydrogen agreement
10 Oct 2021
Saudi Arabia’s water company Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cummins to collaborate on developing green hydrogen technologies
Saudi Arabia’s water company Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Cummins Arabia to collaborate on developing green hydrogen technologies.
The agreement was signed during the Water, Energy, Technology and Environment Exhibition (Wetex) in Dubai.
Commons Company, part of the Cummins group, specialises in the design, manufacturing and distribution of various energy solutions in the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
SWCC is the largest producer of desalinated water in the world, with a production capacity of 5.9 million cubic metres a day (cm/d) in 2020.
Saudi Arabia is moving ahead with plans to develop significant green hydrogen capacity as part of its energy and economic diversification strategies.
Saudi Arabia is developing one of the first large-scale green hydrogen projects in the Middle East at its $500bn Neom development on the Red Sea coast, one of the kingdom’s Public Investment Fund (PIF’s) key megaprojects planned to diversify the country’s economy away from a dependence on oil.
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