Aquatech bags desalination project new thermal power plant

Aquatech bags desalination project for new thermal power plant

3:27 PM, 3rd May 2011
Aquatech bags desalination project for new thermal power plant


The company has got the contract to build the project at a new thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

PUNE, INDIA: Aquatech has been awarded a contract to design, engineer, fabricate and build a 13,000 m3/day seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) based desalination plant for Coastal Energen Pvt Ltd (CEPL). Coastal Energen, the power generating flagship company of the Coal and Oil Group, is setting up a 1200 MW coal fired thermal power plant in Tamil Nadu, India.

In addition to seawater desalination, Aquatech is providing a complete water and wastewater solution for the facility, including a high purity water system, electro chlorination and effluent treatment plant. It is a total turnkey package also including pilot trials for the seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) pretreatment and civil & building work. 

“The 2 x 600 MW Mutiara power plant being developed at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu has special architectural features. Several environment friendly measures have also been adopted to make it a reference power project,” said S M Zafrulla, Managing Director, Coastal Energen.

“Significant power generation capacity is being added to address our country’s energy deficit and many projects are coming up in the coastal region where the desalination of seawater is the only solution to meet the fresh water requirements.  Aquatech is at the forefront of providing desalination solutions to some of the leading power generation companies in the country,” said Sachin Kukade, Vice President, Aquatech.

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