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Empower to supply 6,000 RT of District Cooling to Al Barari Community

This is the first phase, with a total load of 10,000 RT, CEO says

| | Jul 18, 2018 | 1:39 pm
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Dubai, UAE, 18 July 2018: Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the District Cooling services provider, signed an agreement with Abwab Real Estate LCC, the developer behind Al Barari, to supply its Ashjar and Seventh Heaven buildings with a load of 6,000 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT) in the first phase, the former company announced in a Press communiqué. Empower also announced acquiring Al Barari’s existing District Cooling plant, built to supply Ashjar and Seventh Heaven residences at Al Barari Community, the communiqué said.

Nadia Zaal and Ahmad Bin Shafar

The agreement was signed by Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower, and Nadia Zaal, CEO, Al Barari, at Al Barari’s office, the communiqué said.

Commenting on the agreement, Bin Shafar said: “We are proud to have the agreement signed to provide highly-efficient District Cooling services to Al Barari. This strategically located green community in the heart of the city provides an environment that enhances wellness for residents and visitors alike. The agreement reflects the increasing demand within the real estate sector to invest in environmental sustainability, which is key for the company’s growth. Al Barari will be provided with District Cooling services in several stages using the latest innovations and sustainable methods.”

Commenting on the partnership, Zaal said: “As the green heart of Dubai, we are committed to always seeking the latest sustainable technologies with proven environmentally friendly features and our partnership with Empower is a testament to that. Empower’s district cooling systems use 50% less energy compared to conventional cooling systems. This supports protecting the environment, which is consistent with our sustainable development goals.”


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