Client: King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy
Location: Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Services: Technical Management / ICT and Smart City Concept
Status: Completed - 2013
The project aims at the creation of a new flagship city in Saudi Arabia in the vicinity of Riyadh. The land allocated for this new city covers an area in excess of 6,000 hectares. The master plan is expected to include a mixed-use of institutional, research facilities, commercial, recreational and housing activities, and infrastructure systems.
The Vision of the City is to make the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia among global leaders in the atomic and renewable energy value chain, a main source of related knowledge, and a pioneer in the propagation of sustainability principles and the adoption of an optimum energy mix throughout the Kingdom, in a commercially driven manner with quantifiable benefits for citizens’ welfare, businesses and resources.
SETS were commissioned by the Project Authority to undertake the Technical Management of the City’s ICT infrastructure and Smart City Applications aiming at positioning KACARE as one of the first smart cities in the world.
The project scope includes:
Development of the fixed and mobile telecommunications network of the city.
Development of the fixed and mobile wireless network on the city.
Development of the smart city architecture.
Development of the smart applications within the city
Development of the feasibility studies and business cases to validate the choices of the smart architecture and applications in the city.
Development of an ICT network to support the innovative applications in the water, energy and transport sectors.