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Dubai's DEWA Receives World Record Low Bid to Build Solar Power Plant

Utilities Middle East Summary Dubai Electricity & Water Authority selected a contractor that submitted a “record” low bid to build a 900-megawatt solar power plant in the emirate, chief executive officer Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer said. The contractor, which Al Tayer declined to identify,...


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Empower CEO: Cityscape Global Chance to Increase Energy Efficiency Worldwide

MEP Middle East Summary Cityscape Global 2019 is an opportunity to see Dubai’s major architectural icons, many of which rely on environmentally-friendly district cooling services, the CEO of Empower has said. Ahmad Bin Shafar also urged participants to adopt district cooling technology in...


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Empower CEO recognised for "pivotal role" in cooling sector

Tom Oxtoby, MEP Middle East Summary Empower CEO Ahmad Bin Shafar has been honoured in recognition of his “pivotal role” in enhancing the district cooling sector in the Middle East, promoting Empower internationally, and supporting global drives towards environmental sustainability over the...


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Empower ready to meet growing demand for district cooling services in hotels

Tom Oxtoby, MEP Middle East Summary Empower has announced its readiness to meet the growing demand for district cooling services, especially in the hospitality sector, as the UAE outperforms key European markets in the number of hotel rooms under construction. Statistics shows that the...


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Empower Begins 5 Killometer Pipe Extension Work in Dubai Studio City worth AED 33 Million

Steel Guru Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation announced that it has awarded contracts worth AED 33 million to expand its district cooling pipe network at Dubai Studio City. The network expansion is a part of company's infrastructure development plan using state-of-the-art...


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DEWA publishes Sustainability Report for 2019

Tom Oxtoby, MEP Middle East Summary Dubai Electricity & Water Authority (DEWA) has published its Sustainability Report for 2019. Now in its sixth edition, the annual document summarises the authority’s efforts to promote social and economic sustainability, as well as provide a...


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Empower Awards Network Extension Contract Worth Dh25mn

Middle East Utilities Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has awarded contract worth Dh25mn ($6.8 million) to extend its cooling service pipeline network in order to meet the needs of major...


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Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau mandated to include the Dubai's district cooling sector

MEP Middle East Summary Regulatory and Supervisory Bureau for electricity and water in Dubai, RSB, has been mandated to include the Dubai’s district cooling sector. The decision was revealed last year at the 51st meeting of Dubai Supreme Council of Energy, headed by HH Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed...


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Empower Connected Its Service to 43 New Buildings With a Cooling Capacity of More Than 56,000 Refrigeration Tons

Albawaba Business Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that the number of buildings served by its district cooling services has increased by 8% from last year, reaching a total of 43 buildings during...


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Empower awards $27.2mn worth contracts for network extension

Angitha Pradeep, ME Construction News Summary Empower, the Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation has awarded contracts worth over $27.2 million to extend its 10 km network to connect various plants located at the Dubai Production City. According to a statement, the project consists of...