<span>Saudi Arabia’s NEOM to build renewable-powered desalination plant</span>

Al-Monitor | Jun 17, 2022 at 5:19 PM
  • Saudi Arabia’s futuristic planned city NEOM plans to build a water desalination plant powered by renewable energy.
  • NEOM signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday with the Japanese trading company Itochu and the French energy company Veolia to build a desalination facility powered completely from renewable energy.
  • Tens of thousands of Saudis in the country’s northwest are facing eviction as a result of the plans.