Acwa Power, a leading Saudi developer of power and desalination projects, has announced the start of operation at Haya Power & Desalination Company (Al Dur II IWPP) located in Al Dur region of Bahrain.

The Al Dur II IWPP, which has been developed to generate 1,500 MW of power based on combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) technology and produce 227,000 cu m per day of desalinated water, is 60 per cent owned by Acwa Power, said the company in its filing to Saudi bourse Tadawul.