Emirates District Cooling (Emicool), a wholly owned unit of Dubai Investments, has announced marking a year of operation after the implementation of the first phase with 10 Renault ZOE electric vehicle fleet, cutting CO2 emissions by 135.5 Tons and vehicle maintenance costs by 48%.
A leading district cooling service provider in the region, Emicool is ranked the first private district cooling company in the UAE to convert to the electric vehicle fleet with the Renault ZOE.
The company said it aims to enhance and expand the electric car fleet services across all its 18 district cooling plants as part of the efforts reiterating the company’s sustainability initiatives.
Confirming a significant drop in the annual maintenance costs of the electric cars, and the elimination of fuel costs over the conventional cars, Emicool pointed out that the initiative was also aiding to environmental and economic sustainability.
"In line with supporting the government’s initiative of promoting green transportation and with electric vehicles forming an ever-greater proportion of transport fleets around the Middle East, organizations across the world are working to contribute towards reducing carbon footprints. We are extremely glad that we have completed a year of successful operations with our electric car fleet," remarked its CEO Dr Adib Moubadder.