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Empower achieves a net profit of AED 641 million in 2016

H.E Bin Shafar: “Inspired by the vision of the wise Leadership in the UAE, Empower marks another milestone in 2016 and aims to continue the positive momentum in the current year” Dubai, UAE, 19 February 2017: Emirates Central Cooling Systems … Continue reading

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Tabreed to expand district cooling services in GCC

Baset Asaba reports in Utilities-ME.com that the chief executive officer of National Central Cooling Company, Tabreed, is expecting a surge in demand for cooling services as new construction projects in the region take shape. Tabreed is a member of the … Continue reading

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Leading the charge in district energy in Australia

In an Australian first, Electric Comms Data (ECD) reports that the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has signed an agreement with Brookfield Energy Australia that will see the supply of cooling thermal energy under Broadway from the Central Park Thermal … Continue reading

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District Cooling Conference concludes on a high note

As reported in Zawa, the International District Cooling Conference 2016 concluded yesterday (Tuesday, 15 November 2016) at Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai with the attendance of officials and key executives from the district energy industry, along with hundreds of visitors … Continue reading

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Ontario university uses simple idea to cut AC bill, carbon emissions

Josh Dehaas reports on CTVNews that an Ontario university has cut its greenhouse gas emissions — not to mention its air conditioning bill — using a relatively simple technology. The University of Guelph has built a 30-metre-high tank that cools … Continue reading

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International District Cooling Conference 2016 reunites elite green experts to share highly efficient solutions

Empower Energy Solutions has reported that under the theme of  “A Climate Solution,” the 7th “International District Cooling Conference” will be organized from 13 to15 November at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai by the International District Energy Association (IDEA). … Continue reading

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IEA: Cities are at the front line of the energy transition

The International Energy Agency, based in Paris, has announced in a recent news release that while countries and regions are setting grand targets to curb carbon emissions, the real action will be taken in the world’s booming urban centers. Cities … Continue reading

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Nashville International Airport cuts cooling energy use in half with geothermal lake plate district cooling system

ENR, Renewable Energy World and Nashville’s WRCB-TV, Channel 3 News report that the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) in Tennessee has transitioned the air conditioning at the Nashville International Airport to a geothermal (also called “geoexchange”) lake plate district cooling … Continue reading

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Sub-metering in District Cooling – well worth the effort

In the following interview by Climate Control Middle East, Mohannad Khader, Director, Business Development Department, Qatar Cool, discussed the challenges and benefits of  sub-metering individual customers rather than owners of entire buildings that have multiple occupants. Qatar Cool is a … Continue reading

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DCO Energy acquires Midtown Thermal Plant assets in Atlantic City

DCO Energy, a member of the International District Energy Association (IDEA), has acquired thermal plant assets that provide heating, cooling and electricity to casinos along the legendary Atlantic City Boardwalk. DCO Energy affiliate, ACM Energy Partners, LLC, announced that it … Continue reading

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