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UDC wins 5 international Green Apple awards for environmental sustainability

By District Energy posted 12-05-2023 16:08


Gulf Times


United Development Company (UDC), the master developer of The Pearl Island and Gewan Island, has been honoured with five prestigious international environment and sustainability awards from The Green Apple Organisation, which promotes the best environmental practices worldwide.

Furthermore, UDC prioritises the optimisation of energy consumption in all its projects, incorporating environmentally friendly technologies like district cooling provided by its subsidiary, Qatar Cool. The waste management and recycling programme at The Pearl Island, managed by UDC, has resulted in a substantial reduction in air pollution equivalent to over 600,000lbs per year.

UDC is operating the world’s largest district cooling plant at The Pearl Island, delivering eco-friendly cooling to the community while significantly reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Powered by UDC subsidiary, Qatar Cool, this plant has been a key contributor to environmental conservation.

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