Press Release, Albawaba Business
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, signed a new agreement with Trane Commercial, during the International District Energy Association (IDEA) Campus Energy Conference 2019, which is being held from 26 February to 1 March in New Orleans, LA, USA. Under the new agreement, Trane Commercial will supply Empower with the most advanced, eco-friendly district cooling devices with a total capacity of 110,000 Refrigeration Tons (RT). The agreement was signed by Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, and Donny Simmons, President of Trane Commercial North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa.
“We are excited to enter for a second deal with Trane Commercial, a world leader in heating and air conditioning solutions, to provide eco-friendly chillers to Empower with a capacity of 110,000 RT. This achievement, the second largest in the history of district cooling, is a result of the joint efforts from both parties. Empower has a long-term strategy to maintain its leadership in this sector in the operational, logistics and service level,” said Bin Shafar.
“Empower is committed to develop services and achieve customer happiness, in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to transform Dubai into the smartest and happiest city in the world, based on innovation. Through our research and development team and through our qualitative partnerships, we seek to develop practical energy efficient solutions, enhance indoor cooling services and support efforts to achieve sustainability to maintain a balance between economic development, environmental conservation and reduction of carbon emissions. We support the Demand Side Management Strategy, that aims to reduce energy and water consumption by 30% by 2030, and the Carbon Abatement Strategy, to reduce carbon emissions by about 16% by 2021,” continued Bin Shafar.