SEA, UoB discuss use of renewable energy in water desalination

Manama: President of the Sustainable Energy Authority (SEA), Dr. Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza, held a virtual meeting with the University of Bahrain (UoB).

The remote video meeting, in which Dr. Waheeb Al-Nasser, Dr. Hanan Al-Buflasa, Dr. Mohammed Ridha, Dr. Muammar Talib and Dr. Nour Al-Din Mansour and a number of SEA officials participated, 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 challeneges resulting from the coronavirus  (COVID-19) pandemic.

UoB’s team, led by Dr. Waheeb Al-Nasser, gave a presentation about the outcomes of research efforts on 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. Source: Bahrain News Agency 

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