WEB Aruba NV, formerly a government department, became a “self-reliable” company, in 1992, which resorted under the holding company, Utilities Aruba NV.
WEB Aruba N.V. is the main power producer on the island, whose power is mainly delivered to the distribution company NV Elmar. Besides power production at the WEB Aruba NV facilities, by fuel oil driven engines and also steam turbines, power is also produced at another facility, and sold to WEB Aruba NV, by an independent wind power producer.
Drinking water is also produced by Web Aruba NV, mainly by a desalination process with reverse osmose, or through an integrated process utilizing steam. WEB Aruba NV also handles the transport and distribution of this potable water to its customers.
Nowadays WEB Aruba NV is a modern company, ready to face Aruba’s needs and the challenges of the third millennium with state of the art facilities and equipment, latest technological advances, highly qualified personnel, and continuous improvement of service, efficiency, and reliability of its operations.
During the last decade, WEB. Aruba NV has invested approximately 250 million dollars to upgrade, modernize, and expand its water production and electricity generation by installing additional boilers, a desalination unit, modern automated control systems, and a new turbine generator, which lead to huge gains in efficiency. An integral part of these advancements has been the development of its personnel.
Future investment in more energy efficiency, more renewables and also storage of energy, will result in a higher RE penetration, maintaining stable and reliable power production at affordable tariffs, all according to the desired sustainability target of its shareholders.