Hamad International Airport partners with Siemens to pioneer sustainable cooling solutions


Hamad International Airport has partnered with Siemens to optimise its district cooling infrastructure, aiming to reduce energy consumption and support the airport’s growth plans in line with sustainability goals.

Hamad International Airport has partnered with Siemens to optimise its district cooling infrastructure, aiming to conserve and reduce energy consumption and support the airport’s growth plans. The project is in line with Hamad International Airport’s environmental sustainability goals, which includes reducing carbon emissions by 30% by 2030.

Hamad International Airport’s district cooling infrastructure includes five district cooling plants, with a production capacity of 62,000 tonnes, to cater to the cooling requirement for the airport. With Phase B of the airport’s expansion underway and to reduce the consumption of electricity required for cooling, the airport partnered with Siemens to leverage its patented Demand Flow technology from the Siemens Xcelerator portfolio, which enables digital transformation in industry and infrastructure faster and at scale.

“As the ‘World’s Best Airport’, Hamad International Airport also needs to be the best airport for the world by growing responsibly,” said Michael McMillan, Senior Vice President, Facilities Management, Hamad International Airport. “This collaboration with Siemens strongly aligns with our environmental sustainability goals by adopting innovative solutions and our commitment to investing in the latest technology that will reduce our environment footprint.”

In line with the State of Qatar’s 2030 National Vision on climate change, Hamad International Airport’s environmental sustainability goals aim to further foster collaboration in the industry in leading local and global efforts to reduce emissions and tackle climate change by continuously improving the facilities environmental performance.

“We are proud to strengthen our collaboration with Hamad International Airport,” said Hakan Ozdemir, CEO of Siemens in Qatar. “Our smart infrastructure solutions aim to enhance energy efficiency, ensuring real cost savings and environmental advantages. This partnership set a benchmark in energy efficiency, showcasing the pivotal role of innovative technologies and strategic partnerships in realising Qatar’s sustainability goals.”

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