Saudi Tabreed awarded the district cooling concession agreement for King Salman Park Foundation

Saudi Tabreed, a leading provider of District Cooling services on BOOT basis has signed a contract with the King Salman Park Foundation to provide cooling services for the King Salman Park, one of Riyadh’s megaprojects launched by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bin Abdulaziz. As per the scope of the 25-year contract, 60,000TR will be provided starting from the completion of the cooling plant’s construction, while 20,000TR will be allocated for the First Phase of the project.

Saudi Tabreed awarded the district cooling concession agreement for King Salman Park Foundation
03   Oct  2023

Covering an area of 16km2, King Salman Park is set to become one of the largest urban parks in the world to offer a wide range of quality activities for the city’s residents and visitors. The Park will include vast greenery with a million trees and open areas, covering more than 11.6km2 It will also include the Royal Art Complex, a 7.5km circular walkway and a “Wadi” at the center of the park, as well as water features and iconic artworks and landmarks. The Park will contribute significantly to increasing the vegetation in the region and raising the rate of per capita green spaces, which will positively impact the environment and the climate. 

Commenting on the signing: George Tanasijevich, Chief Executive Officer of King Salman Park Foundation, said: “We are delighted to announce this agreement with Saudi Tabreed, which underscores our commitment to creating a world-class destination and sustainable infrastructure at King Salman Park. We look forward to a prosperous partnership that will contribute to the success of King Salman Park and enhance quality of life for the residents and visitors of Riyadh, in line with Vision 2030.”

 The Managing Director for Saudi Tabreed, Eng. Sulaiman Al-Khilwi commented: “We are proud to sign this contract in order to contribute in one of the most prominent urban development projects in Kingdom’s the future. What makes us even prouder is that the King Salman Park aims to elevate Riyadh’s global ranking, in addition to offering a variety of sports, cultural, artistic, and recreational options to the city’s residents and visitors, and enhancing the quality of life and establishing a healthy and vibrant society in line with Saudi Vision 2030 goals.”

 “As providing environmentally friendly air-conditioning and cooling systems is a main part of realizing these goals, we are delighted to be part serving this urban destination. Our partnership further affirms our commitment to address the infrastructure and cooling demands of current and upcoming urban projects in Saudi Arabia, as well as solidifying Saudi Tabreed’s position as a leader in District Cooling which is growing in importance alongside the urban development in line with Saudi Vision 2030.” he added.

 Eng. Al-Khilwi also pointed out that working on BOOT basis to provide the latest cooling and air-conditioning systems through a centralized plant will greatly reduce the power generation requirements and electricity consumption in addition to decreasing the effects of global warming and limiting the areas require conventional air-conditioning.