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Former EY dealmaker Ali Al Rumaihi leads Tabreed in Bahrain

By District Energy posted 03-29-2023 16:08


UAE-based district cooling company Tabreed has appointed former EY dealmaker Ali Al Rumaihi as its new Country Manager for Bahrain. Al Rumaihi previously spent a decade at EY.

Commenting on his new role, Al Rumaihi said: “With government vision and support, we believe that Bahrain is perfectly positioned to become a leader in district cooling, significantly reducing carbon footprints in current and future cities within the island, and at the same time, achieving high energy efficiency. I look forward to working with Tabreed’s team to deliver outstanding services to our clients.”

Al Rumaihi’s arrives at a period of opportunity for Tabreed. Demand for district cooling is expected to nearly triple by 2030, as district cooling is increasingly becoming the preferred cooling choice, offering a more efficient solution than traditional air-cooled systems (some estimates suggest electricity usage can be up to 30% less).

Meanwhile, in Bahrain, the government has announced a raft of high-density master developments and key infrastructure projects, “where district cooling is going to be a likely choice,” said Al Rumaihi.

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