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Empower awards contracts worth AED 175 million for projects in Dubai

Contracts awarded for the extension of District Cooling pipe networks, CEO says

| | Jul 16, 2018 | 3:10 pm
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Dubai, UAE, 16 July 2018: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the District Cooling services provider, announced contracts worth AED 175 million for the extension of its District Cooling pipe networks, in a Press communiqué. This supports the steady growth of its major projects in Dubai, the communiqué said.

Empower will extend its District Cooling pipe network on Sheikh Zayed Road to serve the Dubai Arena and Al Wasl Tower with three kms from Empower’s District Cooling plant in Business Bay, the communiqué said. Unique technological solutions will be used to connect the pipes, without disturbing the road traffic system, by digging a tunnel under Sheikh Zayed Road at a depth of 15 metres, while another pipe network will be extended to Al Batha Tower, the communiqué further said. The extension will also include other projects at Dubai Healthcare City (Phase 2 Jumeirah Village South, Dubailand, Cityland, and Dubai Science Park (Phase 2), which has a total length of eight kms, the communiqué added.

Ahmad Bin Shafar

Commenting on the expansion, Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower, said: “Pipe networks are a vital part of the District Cooling system as they transfer chilled water from the District Cooling plants to the buildings. Empower is committed to use the latest technologies to ensure the best cooling quality within the pipes, without being affected by external factors, such as the summer heat. The extension of the pipe network reflects the high demand for District Cooling systems across the Emirate, and indicates the wide-spread of District Cooling services in various sectors. This contributes to energy conservation, saving the environment, preservation of natural resources and saving maintenance and operational costs.”


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