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SAP, Deloitte partner with Tabreed for digital transformation of the district cooling industry

Technical Review Summary Global technology company SAP has announced its partnership with the national central cooling company Tabreed, a UAE-based international district cooling developer, in a move that will contribute to the digital transformation of the district cooling industry. In the...

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A Recovery for All of Us: Mayor de Blasio Announces Path to Provide Geothermal Utility Service

NYC Summary To accelerate the transition from fossil fuel energy sources to a city that runs on clean energy technologies, Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced several critical steps the City will take to advance the implementation and integration of district geothermal systems. Geothermal...

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Abu Dhabi issues first district cooling licence to Saadiyat Cooling

Gulf Business Summary The Abu Dhabi Department of Energy (DoE) issued its first district cooling (DC) licence to the Saadiyat Cooling LLC (SCL), which serves Saadiyat Island, including Saadiyat Beach, and Saadiyat Cultural District. According to the DoE’s statement, reported by state news...

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Dubai's district cooling saves 650GWh of power in 2020

Trade Arabia Summary Nearly 650GWh of electricity savings has been recorded by the use of district cooling in Dubai in 2020, which is in excess of the annual savings target of 420GWh, participants heard at a meeting of the Association of District Cooling Operators Dubai. The third...

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Empower inks pipeline expansion, TES systems, ETS contracts in 2021

Mechanical Electrical & Plumbing Summary The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), which is touted as the world’s largest district cooling services provider, has awarded multiple contracts for the development of company’s district cooling infrastructure in Dubai during...

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Tabreed lights up Burj Khalifa in celebration of all-new brand identity

Tabreed Summary The National Central Cooling Company PJSC (DFM: Tabreed), headquartered in the UAE, yesterday unveiled its all-new branding and corporate identity, ushering in an exciting new chapter in the story of one of the country’s most promising companies. This historic development...

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Empower connects its district cooling service to 'One Za'abeel' with 9,600 RT

MENAFN Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has connected the iconic development 'One Za'abeel' to its district cooling network with serving a total of 9,600 refrigeration tons (RT). Empower...

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Empower wins Dubai Chamber advanced CSR Label

ZAWYA Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, received the Dubai Chamber Advanced CSR Label 2020 for the third year in a row, after being awarded Dubai Chamber CSR Label continuously for 5 years, in...

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Circular economy worth $2 trillion to Australian economy Summary Establishing a circular economy in Australia presents a massive $2 trillion opportunity according to accounting and consulting firm PwC, with significant environmental benefits to boot. Sticking with a linear economy could cost Australia almost $2 trillion in...

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Vicinity Energy Extends 20-Year District Energy Contract with Mercy Medical Center, Including Steam Infrastructure Improvements and Chilled Water Service Expansion

Intrado Summary Vicinity Energy , owner of the nation’s largest portfolio of district energy systems, has extended its contract with Mercy Medical Center into the next 20 years. The agreement will build upon the nearly 60-year relationship between both organizations by combining...