Our Investments

District cooling is an effective and sustainable key cooling solution with energy optimisation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is at the heart of new developments and key in the current reduction of energy consumption.

With the focus of developments on building infrastructure in Saudi Arabia, Saudi Tabreed has been working in close collaboration with government entities to streamline the cooling demand requirements facilitated by the development of mega-projects in an efficient manner and under innovative frameworks of BOO/BOT's as well as EPC-O's for government centres, and mixed-use developments.

King Khalid International Airport

Saudi Tabreed signed a concession agreement under BOOT framework with General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) for King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) site in Riyadh to take over its current operational 15,000 RT under short term O&M and in parallel construct two new DC plants (LC1 & LC2) with a total capacity of 35,000 RT to supply Terminals 1 to 4, Administration, Cargo, Saudia, Mosque and the Royal Terminal in line with the Airport’s expansion timeline. This agreement makes Saudi Tabreed the exclusive provider of cooling services to KKIA. LC1 plant (20,000 RT) has started construction in 2016 and planned to be in operation by Q4-2018. For LC2 plant (15,000 RT), construction will start in 2019 to be completed by 2021.

  • Riyadh, KSA
Area Type
  • Airport
Contract Capacity
  • 35,000 TR
  • Build, own, operate & transfer
  • 32 years
  • Saudi Tabreed (100%)
  • Capacity charge, consumption charge

Gulf Cooperation Council

Saudi Tabreed works in partnership with Tabreed on numerous large scale projects in supplying district cooling to countries within the Gulf Cooperation Council. Projects include the Dubai Metro, Reef Island, The Pearl and Yas Waterworld.