Recognised for implementing world’s largest operational solar heating project in Saudi Arabia
Millennium Energy Industries (MEI) has announced that it has received a special award for “Integration of Renewable Energy” at the International Energy Agency’s 3rd Global District Energy Climate Awards Summit, in New York City on September 23.
The award was in recognition of successfully implementing the world’s largest operational solar heating project, MEI revealed and gave further details: MEI’s 25MWth Solar District Heating Project was implemented for the Platinum LEED-certified Princess Noura University for Women (PNUW) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The system provides 95°C hot water to the network that supports space heating and domestic hot water for the 40,000-person university campus. The solar system was engineered, procured and constructed by MEI and has been successfully operational since 2012. MEI is also providing Operations and Maintenance (O&M) for the system for the next five years.
Based in Amman, MEI is an industrial/commercial solar heating EPC and project developer active in South Europe, Latin America and the Middle East.