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Empower supplies Dubai Arena with 3,600 tonnes of cooling

Our goal is to “achieve a harmonious balance between leisure and sustainable environment,” CEO, Empower, says

| | May 6, 2018 | 3:30 pm
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Dubai, UAE, 6 May 2018: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the District Cooling services provider, has signed an agreement with Meraas, to provide Dubai Arena, the destination for global events and live shows, with a total capacity of 3,600 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT), the former announced in a Press communiqué. Empower has announced that it will connect one building with its services and it will be delivered by end of June, the communiqué further said.

Ahmad Bin Shafar, Chief Executive Officer, Empower, said: “The addition of Dubai Arena to our projects portfolio is a significant step in realising our goal to be a major player in urban development and achieve a harmonious balance between leisure and sustainable environment. Our role in this project is to provide sustainable District Cooling services for indoor areas where concerts and events are held throughout the year.”

Dubai Arena

Dubai Arena is considered the world’s largest and most modern destination for events and live shows, spread over half a million square feet and accommodating around 20,000 spectators, the communiqué said. Once it is completed, it will host the world’s largest live shows, international sports events, and entertainment events such as hockey matches, the National Basketball Association World Championships and the world’s most popular artists’ tours, the communiqué further said.

Bin Shafar confirmed that servicing Dubai Arena is in-line with  Empower’s strategy to expand its operations to all regions of Dubai and provide a service that is low in carbon footprint and high in efficiency. He noted that district cooling services consume 50% less energy than conventional cooling services.

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