Saudi Arabia is building a solar-powered seawater treatment plant using adsoprtion technology in one of seven strategic projects, including the country's first nuclear research reactor.
A symbolic cornerstone for the 5,200 m3 / d treatment plant on the shore of the Red Sea in Yanbu was laid during a visit by King Salman, King of Saudi Arabia, to King Abdulaziz, City of Science and Technology (KACST). November 5, 2018.
The official Saudi news agency described the project as dan the first industrial application model to use desalination adsorption technology Resmi.
Other projects approved by King Salman include the development of a aircraft body at the nuclear research facility and King Khalid International Airport; research on nano materials (MOF-303) produced from aluminum absorbing water in low humid environments as well as advanced material projects such as those in the carbonic fiber production laboratory.