Empower delivers Business Bay contract
Major district cooling plant commissioned in Dubai
Emirates Central Cooling Systems (Empower) has commissioned a 45,000 refrigeration tonne (RT) district cooling plant in Dubai's Business Bay Executive Towers. The facility has been supplying chilled water since June.
“Business Bay Executive Towers is expected to be one of the busiest and dynamic business spots of Dubai," said Ahmed Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
"International quality standards were adopted in commissioning this significant plant. The plant will supply not only the 11 towers of this development, but also other developments at the Business Bay at phase one and two project serving through a 6 – 7 Km long network.”
“As district cooling is beginning to gain wider recognition in the region, we are optimistic about our growth prospects. The Business Bay project further consolidates our position as the largest district cooling companies in the region,” said Bin Shafar.
Empower, a joint venture between TECOM Investments and Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), provides energy-efficient district cooling services to large-scale real estate developments.
It currently provides 250,000 RT to a wide array of projects in Dubai, including Dubai International Financial Center, Dubai Healthcare City, Jumeirah Beach Residence and City Of Arabia, in addition to Business Bay.