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Regenerative tourism project targets 100% renewables status

ESI Africa Summary An ambitious regenerative tourism project has awarded a contract to a consortium led by ACWA Power to design, build, operate and transfer The Red Sea Project’s utilities infrastructure. The contract marks a significant step forward for The Red Sea Project, establishing it...


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Texas A&M at Qatar hosts Qatar Cool CEO at Maerifa talk

The Peninsula Summary Doha: Yasser Al Jaidah, CEO of Qatar District Cooling Company (Qatar Cool), will give the next talk in Texas A&M University at Qatar’s next Al Maerifa Public Seminar Series tomorrow via Zoom. In his talk, “The Inescapable Inevitability of District Energy for our...


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Al Bayt Stadium district cooling plant trial operation to start soon

The Peninsula Summary A delegation from the Qatar General Electricity and Water Corporation (Kahramaa) inspected the progress of work on the District Cooling Plant Project for Al Bayt Stadium, which is located in Al Khor. During its periodic inspection tour, the delegation of Kahramaa...


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Dubai Puts Air Conditioning on the Block in Rare Government Asset Sale

Bloomberg Summary Dubai is seeking a buyer for the cooling system operations of its biggest airport as Gulf Arab states lean on asset sales and debt to shore up their finances. The government entity overseeing the main airport’s infrastructure has hired Standard Chartered Plc as adviser on...


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Empower awards contracts worth AED 190 million to build new District Cooling plant

Climate Control Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) awarded a set of contracts worth AED 190 million for constructing its fourth district cooling plant in Business Bay, Dubai. Making the announcement through a Press release, the district cooling utility said the...


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A renewable solution to keep cool in a warming world

newswise Summary Month-on-month, year-on-year, the world continues to experience record high temperatures. In response to this and exacerbated by a growing global population, it is expected that air-conditioning demand will continue to rise. A new IIASA-led study explored the pros and cons...


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Empower Connects Avani Palm View to District Cooling Network

Zawya Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation ( Empower ) has announced that it has connected Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel and Suites to its district cooling network with a cooling capacity of 2,610 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT). The Avani Palm View Dubai Hotel & Suites was...


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Empower Completes Shoring Work at Za’beel Cooling Plant

TradeArabia Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced that the shoring work has been completed on its new district cooling plant in Za’beel, one of the vital districts in Dubai. The new plant, which will boast a cooling capacity of 50,000...


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Empower starts Mirdif district cooling plant ops

Trade Arabia Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced the commissioning of its new advanced district cooling plant at Mirdif in Dubai aimed at providing better services to the residents of Ghoroob community with the efficient and environmentally friendly...


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Empower completes shoring work at Business Bay plant

Arabian Business Community Summary Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced that it has completed the shoring work for its fourth district cooling plant in Business Bay, Dubai, being built at a total investment of AED250 million ($68 million). Characterized...