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Europe district cooling market to be driven by a stringent regulatory framework, increasing awareness among customers about energy optimization to augment the industry outlook over 2018-2024

Ronak Bora, FRACTOVIA Summary Europe district cooling market, in recent times, has been witnessing an exponential growth graph, owing to the growing need for energy optimization and the massive deployment of these cooling systems across the continent. Given that the installation of these...

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Empower Saves Electricity Worth Dh3 Billion in 2018

Albawaba Business Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has achieved total electricity savings of 1160 MW, worth AED 3 billion, in 2018. “As per its vision, Empower adopts an integrated strategy that contributes...

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UAE's Empower pipeline network crosses 277 kms at end of 2018

ZAWYA Summary Empower's new pipeline technologies contribute to reducing carbon emissions and reducing water and energy consumption DUBAI - The total length of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation , Empower , pipeline network for district cooling transmission in Dubai was...

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MEP works at the Museum of the Future is in full swing

Marko Ruljanovic, MEP Middle East Summary The Museum of the Future is a building with an intricate structure. Some architects have even touted it to be one of the world’s most complex building. The complexity was quite apparent when MEP Middle East viewed it from the ground. The museum...

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MEP Engineered S01E08: How Abu Dhabi's Yas Island is cooled

MEP Middle East Summary In a Tabreed-organised site visit at Yas Island, MEP Middle East witnessed the eight cooling towers in action, servicing the entire Yas Island. The Tabreed plant located at Yas Island West entrance provides cooling to Yas Marina Circuit, Yas Viceroy Hotel, Yas Water...

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Empower Receives Dubai Chamber CSR Label For Fifth Consecutive Year

Utilities Middle East Summary The Dubai Chamber CSR Label is the highest level of recognition for CSR efforts by a business in the region. Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has been awarded Dubai Chamber CSR...

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ENGIE to design district cooling system for Punggol Digital District

Singapore Business Summary The plant will have a total cooling capacity of 105MW. French electric utility ENGIE will design the district cooling system (DCS) for Punggol Digital District after it has been selected by Jurong Town Corporation (JTC) and Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT). ...

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The Evolution of the University of Texas at Austin Cooling System & How to Apply their Successes to District Energy Systems

Summary The session will provide a historical perspective and the optimization methodologies used to improve the 60,000 ton chilled water system at UT Austin over the last decade. Actual results over the last seven years will be presented and the session will cover targeted approaches such as...


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Application of Modern Absorption "New Normal" Technology in Campus District Energy Systems with Life Cycle Analysis

Summary This presentation talks about modern absorption technology at new normal, and highlights its potentials through decentralized design and life cycle cost savings analysis in examples of campus district energy systems. Modern absorption development is first described, and emphasis is...


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Choosing Magnetic Bearing Technology for Improved Performance

Summary As we start to enter a new realm with various refrigerant options for centrifugal chillers, there are several technology choices to consider. These options can impact the performance, reliability, and overall operation of your equipment. Explore your options and see first hand the...