Case Study: Solar Water Heating at Amaala, Saudi Arabia
- Project Name: Amaala
- Location: Saudi Arabia
- Developer: Syslis Corporation
- General Contractor: TAMIMI Global Co.
- Installed: 2022
Amaala represents a groundbreaking endeavor in the world of luxury tourism, positioned along the stunning Red Sea coast in northwestern Saudi Arabia. This expansive, year-round destination spans over 4,000 sq. km and offers a diverse array of experiences, making it the world's first integrated family wellness destination. Amaala ensures that guests can enjoy unique and restorative experiences, whether their interests lie in sea and sun, sports, arts, or culture.
The project's first development phase is scheduled for completion by mid-2024, featuring over 1,300 hotel rooms distributed across eight different resorts. Upon full completion in 2027, Amaala will encompass more than 3,000 hotel rooms within 25 hotels, approximately 900 luxury residential villas, apartments, and estate homes, as well as a collection of high-end retail establishments, fine dining restaurants, wellness centers, and recreational facilities. Amaala is committed to providing an unparalleled luxury experience, blending natural beauty with world-class amenities.
Solar Water Heating along the Red Sea Coast
Amaala is dedicated to operating sustainably, with a vision of running on entirely renewable energy sources and achieving a zero-carbon footprint. Furthermore, they aim to sustainably source 50 percent of all food by 2030, emphasizing their commitment to environmental responsibility.
The project has already taken steps to integrate renewable energy solutions, with a total of 50 SunEarth solar water heating systems installed on-site. These systems include temperature data monitoring to track and optimize energy efficiency. Each system boasts a rated power of 75 kW and offers a maximum annual energy savings of 13,155 kWh.
Key Project Details:
- Location: Saudi Arabia
- Application: Solar pre-heat for hotels, villas, apartments, luxury estates, restaurants, and recreation
- Solar Collectors: 150 SunEarth Thermoray 4' x 8' (TRB-32) Collectors
- System Format: Solar pre-heated water
- Rated Power Output per System: 75 kW
- Yearly Energy Output (kWh) per System: 13,155 kWh
The installation of SunEarth solar water heating systems at Amaala aligns perfectly with the project's sustainability and renewable energy objectives. These systems contribute to reducing energy expenses while significantly reducing the carbon footprint of this ultra-luxury tourism destination.
For more information about SunEarth and their solar water heating solutions, visit SunEarth.
To learn more about the general contracting services provided by TAMIMI Global Co., visit Tamimi Group.