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Empower sheds light on innovation in District Cooling in smart cities

Speaks during the release of the State of Green Economy Report 2018

| | Jan 17, 2018 | 11:00 am
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Dubai, UAE, 17 January 2018: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (EMPOWER) shared new insights in innovation in District Cooling and its role in developing smart cities during the launch of the 2018 edition of the State of Green Economy Report, launched on January 11 in Dubai.

Developed by the Dubai Carbon Centre of Excellence, in collaboration with the Dubai Supreme Council of Energy and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the report serves as a platform to showcase the efforts of key players in the UAE in green economy and provides the latest efforts and innovation in the areas of renewable energy, District Cooling, and other initiatives in energy efficiency and clean technology, Empower said through a Press communiqué. Bin Shafar said: “The global economy is in a steady phase in its transition towards a green economy, and the UAE remains committed to be one of the leading nations to make this a reality based on concerted efforts by key sectors. The State of Green Economy Report 2018 is yet another testament to the country’s determination to be part of this new era in sustainable development.”

The report highlights the innovation and technological developments in District Cooling, particularly on energy efficiency as well as the emerging trends in District Energy as a key solution in developing smart cities, the communiqué said. The report further notes the importance of District Cooling, which has the essential components to serve a city’s cooling needs in synergy with other utilities, such as electricity production, heating and transport.


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