Dubai's Empower takes part in WFES 2019

Empower will review its major achievements in the field of energy, as well as its outstanding projects in district cooling

Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower
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Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO, Empower

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider is taking part in the 12th World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2019, which is being held from 14 to 17 January in Abu Dhabi.

Empower will review its major achievements in the field of energy, clean technology and efficiency, as well as its outstanding projects that have contributed to raising the company's production capacity to 1.43 Million RT.

The key projects of Empower will be demonstrated for visitors at its arcade in Hall no. 5 (Energy Hall), on the DEWA platform, at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

Empower will also showcase a model of its AED 250 million w

orth upcoming plant in Jumeirah Village Circle (JVC), which is the world’s first unmanned and fully automated 50,000 RT district cooling plant.

The plant uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to monitor and automatically adjust inflow and outflow of the chilled water, as well as Advanced SCADA system with the capacity to read 2 million data related to cooling towers, chillers, transformers, water supply etc. It also uses the award-winning Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) technologies and the plant’s operational efficiency will reach 0.89 KW/t, using 6 water chillers running on 11KV of electricity.

 “Empower is also committed to participating in building a sustainable future based on diversification of the economy and reduction of carbon emissions. Energy, particularly clean and renewable energy, are the key elements to achieve a sustainable future in Dubai,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

“This contributes to achieving the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, to strengthen Dubai's position to be the world's most sustainable city and the city with the lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050. This supports the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030, to reduce energy and water consumption by 30% by 2030 and the Dubai Plan 2021, to make Dubai a smart and sustainable city whose environmental elements are clean, healthy and sustainable.”

Bin Shafar stressed that Empower’s participation in these events will have a positive impact in the exchange of experiences and knowledge of the latest developments in the energy sector around the world, and in discussing cooperation between the participants to develop this sector.


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