ACWA Power, a developer, investor, co-owner and operator of a portfolio of power generation and desalinated water production plants, recently announced the appointment of David Crane as a director representing ACWA Holding. He is also appointed as a director of ACWA Guc IŞLETME VE YÖNETİM SANAYİ VE TİCARET ANONiMŞİRKETİ, ACWA Power’s subsidiary in Turkey, which owns its first merchant plant, Kirikkale CCGT IPP.
ACWA Power is currently present in 12 countries including in the Middle East and North Africa, Southern Africa and South East Asia regions. ACWA Power’s portfolio, with an investment value in excess of USD 30.5 billion (of which, over 16% is in renewables) can generate 21.5 GW of power and produce 2.5 million m3 /day of desalinated water.
Commenting on the appointment, Mohammed Abunayyan, Chairman of ACWA Power said:
“David has demonstrated experience in the utilities sector spanning three different continents, and we’re confident that he will add valuable new perspectives to ACWA Power’s Board.”
David crane said:
“I’m honored to be joining ACWA Power and ACWA Power Guc at such an exciting juncture in their history. ACWA Power has quickly emerged as a global leader in large energy infrastructure projects in the Middle East and other parts of the world which are vibrant, critical and of great personal interest to me and my family. I hope to contribute my experience and expertise to assist ACWA Power, its Management and my fellow Directors as the company takes on new challenges, particularly in the area of renewable energy projects. I’m confident that we’ll continue to see, and indeed surpass, the growth that the company has enjoyed over the last few years.”