ABU DHABI/January 06-2020: National Central Cooling Company (Tabreed) has signed an agreement with Miral to provide district cooling services to SeaWorld Abu Dhabi, a first-of-its-kind marine life theme park being developed by Miral on Yas Island.
Tabreed will connect the new SeaWorld Abu Dhabi development to its existing Yas Island district cooling scheme and will deliver a cooling capacity of up to 15,000 refrigeration tons (RT).
Tabreed, the leading UAE-based international district cooling developer, also plans to build a new dedicated plant by 2022 at the SeaWorld Abu Dhabi site, and once the plant is built, the development will benefit from a reliable, technologically advanced and sustainable source of cooling interconnected to the Yas Island centralised cooling scheme operated by Tabreed.
Bader Saeed Al Lamki (seen in the picture), Tabreed’s Chief Executive Officer, said, “We look forward to further strengthening our long-standing partnership with Miral through the development of this key plant on Yas Island.”
Tabreed has been playing a critical role in supporting Abu Dhabi’s sustainability agenda through providing sustainable cooling solutions to the Emirate’s iconic projects.
Gurjit Singh, Chief Portfolio Officer at Miral said that SeaWorld Abu Dhabi is set to be Yas Island’s next mega attraction.
“With this agreement, we ensure the continuous delivery of trusted, reliable and energy-efficient services to our growing portfolio of developments. This is yet another step towards our vision of positioning Yas Island as a top global destination for leisure and entertainment,” Singh added.
With over two decades of experience in providing technologically advanced and sustainable cooling solutions to a variety of customers across the region, Tabreed is uniquely equipped to deliver cooling services to world-class theme parks and aquariums such as SeaWorld Abu Dhabi.
Yas Water World, Warner Brothers World Abu Dhabi and Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, along with Yas Marina and the iconic flagship Hotel, W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island, already benefit from Tabreed’s district cooling services.
Current delivery at 1.40 mn RT
With 86 district cooling plants, Tabreed currently delivers over 1.399 million RT to key developments, including iconic projects such as the Burj Khalifa, Dubai Opera, The Dubai Mall, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, Al Maryah Island, Dubai Metro, the Bahrain Financial Harbour (BFH) and the Jabal Omar Development in the Holy City of Mecca in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.