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Empower to provide District Cooling services for Cityland Mall

Project will have a total investment of AED 150 million, CEO says

| | Apr 25, 2018 | 4:40 pm
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Dubai, UAE, 25 April 2018: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) signed an agreement with Cityland Real Estate Development, an investment holding arm of Cityland Group, to provide District Cooling services to Cityland Mall, at Global Village in Dubai, with a total capacity of 14,000 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT), Empower said in a Press communiqué. The agreement reflects the growing adoption of District Cooling technology by the real estate industry, the communiqué said.

According to Empower, the project, which will have a total investment of AED 150 million, will start commissioning from August 2018. The agreement was signed by H. H. Sheikh Theyab Bin Tahnoon Al Nahyan, Chairman, Cityland Group, and Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO, Empower, at the Cityland Mall Site Office, the communiqué said.

Sheikh Theyab said: “This significant agreement with Empower will drive environmental as well as economical returns while making a major impact on Cityland Mall. As the world’s first nature-inspired shopping destination, the unique design and development of the mall will ensure environmental sustainability while being an attractive destination for residents and tourists.”

Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO, Empower, said, “We are happy that we have been chosen to serve Cityland Mall with eco-friendly District Cooling systems. This reflects Empower’s ability to support Dubai’s pioneering role in reducing carbon emissions, in line with the directives of H. H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai. Empower aims to increase its production capacity and expand its portfolio with new projects this year, through signing agreements with more local developers to adopt District Cooling.”


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