Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has achieved total electricity savings of 1160 MW, worth AED 3 billion, in 2018.
“As per its vision, Empower adopts an integrated strategy that contributes in raising customers awareness about conservation of energy. We thrive to reduce energy consumption and protect the environment and the natural resources, through our energy efficient district cooling services. This, in turn, supports the sustainable development and the green economy in the UAE and helps to achieve Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 which aims to transform Dubai into a global hub for green economy, through providing 7% of energy from clean resources by 2020, 25% by 2030 and 75% by 2050 making Dubai the city with the lowest carbon footprint,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
Bin Shafar confirmed that Empower fosters a CSR culture among its customers through different initiatives, campaigns and programmes that aim at rationalising energy consumption and creating more responsible behaviour towards climate change and its risks, in order to achieve our goals of transforming the city with the least carbon footprint in the next 30 years.