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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’s 2016 full year net profit increases 6% to AED 367 Million

Zawya reports that UAE based National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), the leading regional district cooling utility company, released its audited 2016 financial results on January 30. Tabreed is a member of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). The … Continue reading

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Empower provides cooling services to Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel

WAM Emirates News Agency reports that Dubai-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation, Empower, has announced the completion of the second phase of providing district dooling services to the Jumeirah project area, including the Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Beach Hotel and … 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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Dubai Municipality launches first corporate policy on climate change in the country

The Government of Dubai has announced that Dubai Municipality on Wednesday Oct. 12  launched its corporate policy on climate change, which is the first of its kind at the UAE level. The move is part of its ongoing efforts to … Continue reading

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Empower CEO re-elected to IDEA board

TradeArabia reports that Ahmed Bin Shafar, the CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has been re-elected to the board of directors of The International District Energy Association (Idea) for a second three-year term till 2019. In 2013, the … Continue reading

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Dubai solar panels project underway

ArabianBusiness.com reports that solar panels have been installed on 30 buildings in Dubai in a bid to increase the emirate’s power output from renewable energy sources to 75% by 2050. Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA)’s “Shams Dubai” initiative, launched … Continue reading

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Dubai: Empower district cooling operations achieves record savings in fresh water use

Empower, one of the world’s largest district cooling service providers, reported in Trade Arabia that it has achieved record saving of 263 million in imperial gallons of fresh water in 2015, enough to fill 478 Olympic swimming pools. Empower is … Continue reading

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Dubai’s hotels drive district cooling demand

Baset Asaba reports in Utilities-ME.com that the rapid expansion of Dubai’s hotel sector is presenting business prospects for district cooling companies in the region. Empower, the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced that Dubai’s hotel industry accounts for … Continue reading

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DEWA plans to strengthen ties with India in renewable and clean energy sector

Energy Business Review reports that Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) CEO Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer visited India to promote opportunities for joint cooperation in the renewable and clean energy sectors. The delegation included Waleed Salman, Executive Vice President-Strategy & … Continue reading

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