Le froid urbain dans les pays du Conseil de Coopération du Golfe (GCC) (en anglais)

Le Conseil de Coopération du Golfe (GCC) est le deuxième marché mondial du froid urbain après l'Amérique, avec une puissance installée de 14.500 MW.
The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) is the second largest District Cooling (DC) market after the Americas with a total installed capacity of 4.1 MN RT (14,500 MW). The majority of DC offtake is for residential purposes.

Within a short space of time, after its introduction, the GCC has reached more than 4 MN RT (14,100 MW) of installed capacity accounting for 32% of the total capacity worldwide.
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is the market leader among the GCC countries with a total installed capacity of 2.6 MN RT (9,500 MW) accounting for 65% market share followed by Saudi Arabia (KSA) (22%) and Qatar (7%).
The GCC district cooling market is projected to grow at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of 16% over the next 5 years because of large scale developments in the real estate and commercial sectors, increasing population and demand for energy savings.
The KSA is projected to lead the growth of district cooling in the GCC with a projected growth rate of 34% over the next 5 years.

By 2019, the GCC region is expected to overtake the Americas to become the region with the highest installed capacity.

Sources :  Marafeq Qatar, April 2015 ; DC Market –Global Trends and Forecast to 2019, report by Markets and Markets