Empower awards $47.6mln contract for pipe extension in Dubai

By District Energy posted 07-16-2018 00:00


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Empower supplies Dubai Arena with 3,600 tonnes of cooling

Empower supplies Dubai Arena with 3,600 tonnes of cooling Empower/Handout via Thomson Reuters Zawya


Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation, Empower, has announced awarding contracts worth AED175 million for the extension of its district cooling pipe networks.

The entity will extend its District Cooling pipe network on Sheikh Zayed Road to serve the Dubai Arena and Al Wasl Tower with 3 km from Empower’s district cooling plant in Business Bay. Unique technologies will be used to connect the pipes in a way that does not disturb road traffic system, by digging a tunnel under Sheikh Zayed Road, with a depth of 15 metres. Another pipe network will be extended to Al Batha Tower.

The extension will also include other projects at Dubai Healthcare City (Phase 2 Jumeirah Village South, Dubailand, Cityland, and Dubai Science Park (Phase 2) which is having a total length of 8 kms.

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