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Order for a sea water electrolysis plant

FRIEM receives a significant order for a sea water electrolysis plant in Middle East


FRIEM has received an order for a sea water electrolysis plant of four thyristor rectifier units, with a Middle East engineering service company. The Company will provide four thyristor rectifier units for a total of 5MW, equipped with local control section.


The plant will generate hypochlorite from seawater to be used as disinfectant for water treatment.

Delivery is scheduled in Q1 2024 and start-up will be through the year. FRIEM will also provide the commissioning and start-up services of the units.


“In 2022, the 80% of our production has been addressed to the metal and graphite refining plants (copper and zinc). – declares Maurizio Stucchi, FRIEM’s Head of Industry – Whereas for the 2023 we foresee to address mostly our production (about 60%) to chemical plants (chlorine, PVC, disinfectant), in addition to a significant growth linked to the energy transition and green hydrogen production.”


This order for sea water electrolysis plant confirms the growth trends of FRIEM, reaffirming its position as a leading provider of high power converters.


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