‘Aspire Zone plant a leading model for cooling stadiums’
April 19 2019 01:03 AM

QNA/ Doha

Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) announced yesterday that Aspire Zone Foundation (AZF) cooling plant is a leading model for cooling stadiums.
It said this is because of the the district cooling system technology which is being used and its ability to cool stadiums innovatively. Besides it is environmentally friendly.
Kahramaa added that the system used is the most efficient. It saves energy by providing a more ideal atmosphere in the stadium by reducing the temperature by 10 degrees Celsius through intelligent air handling and control units.
Kahramaa said the department of district cooling services conducted a field tour of the district cooling station, which is operated by AZF as part of its sustainable development strategy.
It currently supplies Khalifa International Stadium, the expansion of the Aspire Academy and AZF’s main building with cooling services.
Kahramaa has planned in the future to provide the station with 12 other buildings in the Aspire Zone area, part of the department’s mission and its role in monitoring and regulating the work of district cooling services in the State.
The Kahramaa team followed up the operation of Khalifa International Stadium and Aspire Zone area which features a design capacity of 81,600 tonnes of cooling capacity and current operating capacity of 52,200 tonnes of cooling.
It is also equipped with state-of-the-art control and control systems that are good for energy efficiency and it is also designed and equipped to use directly treated water.
This increases the sustainability of water resources as Kahramaa is working to strengthen water security in the country by shifting the use of treated wastewater rather than using drinking water in all district cooling stations, which a leading model and living example that AZF for other sports and non-sports facilities to follow.
Through regulating and supervising district cooling, Kahramaa aims to provide electricity, drinking water, sustainable water resources, environmental conservation and all new technologies in district cooling services in line with Qatar National Vision 2030 goals.

Last updated: April 19 2019 01:05 AM

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