Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, has awarded a contract worth AED193 million ($52.55 million) to build a new generation district cooling plant.
The construction of the project has already begun and its capacity will reach 23,500 refrigeration tonnes (RT) on completion of the first phase, which is scheduled to be operational by the first quarter of 2023.
The plant will provide the Dubai Land Residence Complex (DLRC) region with the company’s environment-friendly district cooling services in line with international standards.
The company also announced that the total production capacity of the new plant will reach 47,000 RT upon completion of all construction phases of the project.
The design of the new plant meets the highest international construction and design standards, especially those related to sustainable green building standards and considered the distinctive modern architectural identity of Dubai in general and the DLRC region in particular.