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Trevi Systems Inc., ACWA Power, and AJMC Announce Strategic MoU at ACWA Innovation Day 2024

Rohnert Park, CA, January 25, 2024

In a pivotal collaboration, Trevi Systems Inc., ACWA Power, and AJMC have come together to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the ACWA Innovation Day's conference. This tripartite agreement, signed on January 25th, 2024, marks a significant step forward in the sustainable management of water resources. Uniting Trevi Systems Inc., a leader in forward osmosis technology; ACWA Power, renowned in power generation and water desalination; and AJMC, specialists in reverse osmosis membranes, this partnership is set to revolutionize eco-friendly water treatment solutions in Saudi Arabia.

The MoU outlines a joint effort to demonstrate the efficacy of Trevi's Forward Osmosis System in Saudi Arabia, with each party bringing unique expertise to the table. Trevi Systems Inc. will showcase its advanced forward osmosis and pressurized forward osmosis technologies, integrated with renewable energy for zero-carbon water treatment. The collaboration aims to prepare a joint proposal for the Saudi National Authority and Research Development and Innovation Authority, highlighting the potential of Trevi’s FO System.

Featured from left to right: Thomas Altmann, Executive Vice President, Innovation & New Technology, ACWA Power followed by Mr. Mohammad Al-Harthi, Acting Chief Operating Officer, Arabian Japanese Membrane Company (AJMC).

John Webley, CEO of Trevi Systems, commented on the partnership, stating, “Our collaboration with ACWA Power and AJMC represents a united vision for sustainable innovation. We are poised to transform the water treatment landscape through our joint expertise.”

Marco Arcelli, ACWA Power CEO, added: “As a technology leader in green energy, water and hydrogen, ACWA Power puts innovation at the forefront. The signing with Trevi Systems and AJMC represents significant progress towards our goal of tackling climate change while delivering low-cost, reliable and efficient desalinated water.”

 Mohamad Saeed AlHarthi, COO of AJMC, reflected on the partnership with enthusiasm, stating, "As a dedicated local manufacturer within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, AJMC has a strong track record of offering advanced membrane technology solutions to our domestic market. We are confident that our collaborative efforts with ACWA Power and Trevi System will significantly advance our contributions to both our valued customers and the wider Saudi community. By pooling and maximizing the specialized expertise of each company, we are set to deliver innovative solutions that will drive progress and sustainability in the region and the world.”

This partnership exemplifies a commitment to innovation and environmental stewardship, paving the way for a sustainable future in water management.

For more information, please contact:

Shan Yong, Trevi Systems Inc.

Visit: Trevi Systems Website

About Trevi Systems Inc.:

Based in California, Trevi Systems is at the forefront of forward osmosis technology, dedicated to sustainable and efficient water desalination and brine concentration. Trevi is committed to innovation and environmental responsibility, redefining the use of forward osmosis and pressurized forward osmosis in treating challenging wastewaters.

About ACWA Power:

 ACWA Power (TADAWUL:2082) is a Saudi-listed company and the world's largest private water desalination company, the first mover into green hydrogen, and a leader in energy transition. Registered and established in 2004 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, ACWA Power employs over 4,000 people and is currently present in 12 countries in the Middle East, Africa, Central Asia and Southeast Asia. ACWA Power’s portfolio comprises 81 projects in operation, advanced development, or construction with an investment value of SAR 318 billion (USD 84.7 billion), and the capacity to generate 55.1 GW of power and manage 7.64 million m3/day of desalinated water per day, delivered on a bulk basis to address the needs of state utilities and industries on long term, off-taker contracts under utility services outsourcing and Public-Private-Partnership models.

About AJMC:

AJMC, a collaboration between TOYOBO MC Corporation and ITOCHU Plantech Inc., specializes in manufacturing RO membranes and providing technical services, catering to the growing demand for potable water in Saudi Arabia, the GCC, and North Africa.


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