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Itron Collaborates with Qatar Cool to Enhance Thermal Energy Operations in the Middle East

By District Energy posted 01-11-2023 16:30




Itron, Inc., which is innovating the way utilities and cities manage energy and water, announced that it is collaborating with Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool), the leading district cooling company in Qatar, in the Arabian Peninsula, to enhance its thermal energy operations. Qatar Cool has upgraded its existing Itron data collection and meter data management (MDM) solution, EMMSYS MDM, to help the utility enhance efficiency in its cooling system and increase customer satisfaction. The contract also includes deployment of 25,000 Itron thermal energy meters for cooling application and will be deployed in collaboration with Itron’s channel partner QIFEM (Qatar International First for Electromechanical Company).

“Over the course of our 13-year relationship and collaboration with Itron, we have implemented many technology advancements that have yielded benefits for our customers,” said Yasser Al Jaidah, chief executive officer at Qatar Cool. “Now, with this latest upgrade, we can build upon the system and data to enhance our operations further, ensuring district cooling is at its optimum efficiency, which in turn will further reduce our carbon footprint. We look forward to our continued partnership with Itron and QIFEM.”

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