WEG is the supplier of inverter drive systems and soft starters to the Spanish consortium that is constructing the Tlemcem-Honaine desalination plant located near the Algerian city of Oran, close to the border with Morocco. When complete, the Tlemcem-Honaine plant will be one of the largest in the world. It will have a production capacity of 200 000 m3 of drinking water a day, enough to meet the direct needs of75 000 people. The contract for the equipment was secured by WEG Iberia, Spain, through its distributor Flomitec, a company specialising in drives and controls for electric motors. The WEG equipment has been integrated into electrical control panels by Electricidad Tebar, a company that specialises in the assembly of electrical control panels for use in water sector infrastructures. The equipment has already been delivered to the Algerian Energy Company. It will provide soft starting and speed variation for the extraction pumps, which will result in higher efficiency, energy saving and improved reliability.
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