The desal power list 2017

This month’s list looks at who is holding power in desal. The big off-takers and regulators feature highly, followed by the big business leaders, but those at the forefront of new technologies also make the cut.

1 ALI AL-HAZMI: Governor of Saudi Arabia’s Saline Water Conversion Corporation. Appointed in November last year to run the world’s largest producer of desalinated water, Al-Hazmi also has the unenviable task of privatising it. This, together with the fact that SWCC needs another 6 million m³/d of new capacity by 2030, means that Al-Hazmi’s decisions will have more impact on...

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