The World’s Largest MVC Desalination Plant
The Sarlux Integrated Gasification Combined Cycle (IGCC) plant is the second largest in Europe, and requires a reliable and stable source of high purity, de-aerated water.
IDE’s Mechanical Vapor Compression (MVC) plant has a remarkable record for simple and economical operation at low electrical consumption, an ideal pure water solution for refineries, water-consuming industries, power stations and remote tourist sites – actually, anywhere that a stable and reliable source of pure water is critical for success.
CAPACITY: 17,280 m³/day
TECHNOLOGY: Mechanical Vapor Compression (MVC)
PROJECT TYPE Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC)
LOCATION: Sardinia, Italy
FOOTPRINT: 35m x 70m
COMMISSION DATE: 1999
SIZE: The world’s largest MVC plant
GLOBAL RECOGNITION: Recognized by the global water industry as a leading MVC desalination plant showcase
TRACK RECORD: More than 15 years of successful operation
- Optimized design results in highly cost-effective, reliable operation with low energy consumption
- Option for use of steam power to supplement electricity further reduces operating costs