Who are the market leaders?
Desalination plants are created by engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors. In terms of contracted capacity 2000-2011, Veolia is the top ranking EPC contractor.
Desalination plants have been getting larger recently. The top seven plants in the world have come online or been contracted since 2009. Ras Azzour (recently renamed Ras Al Khair) in Saudi Arabia has the largest capacity (MSF and RO technologies).