Empower's District Cooling network expanded to 350.4 kms, with 10% growth in 2020

By District Energy posted 05-17-2021 15:40




Dubai, UAE: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has announced that the length of its pipeline network for district cooling energy transmission and distribution to the different regions of Dubai has reached 350.4 kilometers by the end of 2020, featuring a 10% growth compared to 2019. The new length of Empower’s district cooling services network is now 423 times the length of Burj Khalifa, the world’s tallest tower ever.

Empower stated that new pipeline technologies that developed by the company contribute to reducing carbon emissions and reducing water and energy consumption by providing efficient and environmentally-friendly district cooling services that allow them to maintain their cooling, without being affected by external factors and high temperatures, especially in summer.

Empower has awarded AED 255 million worth contracts in 2020 to expand the district cooling network for various developments includes, Dubai Production City, Business Bay, Barsha Heights, Dubai Land Residence Complex, Dubai International Financial Center (DIFC), and DIAC projects. It has started operation of two new cooling plants in Mirdif and Jumeirah Village Circle, also interconnected two areas, the Jumeirah Village Circle and Jumeirah Village Triangle, with a capacity of 260,000 RT.

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