Saudi Arabia’s The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC) has to get bids for the first phase of the utility package. The project location is in the western zone of Saudi Arabia.
TRSDC received an online offer from the following two consortiums:
The field of works present the following utilities:
Water desalination Plants (RO), Power Generation Plants, A Battery, Energy Storage System, Sewage Treatment Plants, District Cooling Plants, Municipal Solid Waste Plant, Primary Networks, Infrastructure, and facilities.
The successful developer performs the project under the terms of, development, financing, design, engineering, procurement, manufacture, factory testing, transportation, construction, establishment, equipping, completion, testing, commissioning, insurance, ownership, maintenance, and transfer of all of the Project Systems.
Under a 25-year contract, The Red Sea Development Company will be the off-taker of the project.
Under the first stage of the Red Sea development, which is proper to be commissioned in 2022, power generation capacity will be required to service a peak requirement of 197MW.
Power is planned to be produced for the first phase from photovoltaic solar, wind energy, energy storage batteries, and biofuel emergency power.
For water production, two seawater reverse osmosis (SWRO) plants will be developed with a capacity of 30,000 cm/d. The requirement will be divided between potable water, 21,000 cm/d, and watering top-up, 9,000 cm/d.
The first phase of the development will comprise 14 luxury hotels offering 3,000 rooms across five islands and two inland locations. It will also comprise entertainment facilities, an airport, and the essential helpful logistics.