Arabian Business Community
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced that it has completed the shoring work for its fourth district cooling plant in Business Bay, Dubai, being built at a total investment of AED250 million ($68 million).
Characterized by leading standards in energy production and environmental design, the new plant is situated in a strategic location close to Al Khail Road and on completion, will boast a cooling capacity of 50,000 refrigeration tons (RT).
The new Business Bay plant is the pick of the progress achieved by Empower in district cooling industry, thanks to the optimal utilization of leading operating standards that contribute to reducing cooling energy consumption, the sustainable solutions in the use of treated sewage effluent, and a standard distribution technology that guarantees high reliable service, it stated.
It is connected to a robust distribution network that reflects the company’s readiness to provide quality services and meet the actual new demand, in accordance with the well-measured expectations of the needs and requirements of urban expansion in Dubai, said a statement from the company.
"Empower is currently providing district cooling services from three plants in Business Bay with a total cooling capacity of 135,000 RT," said its CEO Ahmad Bin Shafar.