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Renewable energy in water desalination discussed

TDT | Manama

Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA) president Dr Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza held a virtual meeting with the University of Bahrain (UoB). The remote video conference saw the participation of SEA officials Dr Waheeb Al Nasser, Dr Hanan Al Buflasa, Dr Mohammed Ridha, Dr Muammar Talib and Dr Nour Al Din Mansour along with others.

They followed up on the developments of the joint SEA-UoB research cooperation agreement on the use of renewable energy in water desalination.

Dr Mirza said that the meeting aimed to support the efforts and goals of the Water Resources Council, led by Deputy Premier Shaikh Khalid bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, to ensure the sustainability of water resources in the Kingdom.

Dr Mirza lauded the commitment of UoB and SEA to the continuous implementation of the agreement as well as their keenness to activate it, despite the on-going challenges resulting from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The UoB team, led by Dr Waheeb Al Nasser, gave a presentation about the outcomes of research efforts on the innovative integration of renewable energy, specifically solar energy, and the latest technological solutions applied in water desalination. The presentation also highlighted the experiences of other countries in this regard.