Dubai’s Empower awards contracts worth Dhs217m in Q1 2021
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Dubai’s Empower awards contracts worth Dhs217m in Q1 2021

Dubai’s Empower awards contracts worth Dhs217m in Q1 2021

The contracts were awarded primarily for the development of company’s district cooling infrastructure in Dubai

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Dubai’s district cooling company Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has awarded contracts worth Dhs217m in the first quarter of 2021.

The contracts were awarded primarily for the development of its cooling infrastructure in the emirate, including the expansion of pipeline network, setting up semi-permanent plant rooms, establishing Thermal Energy Storage systems and Energy Transfer Stations.

By way of these new contracts, Empower said that it will increase its operational efficiency and capacity, widen its service network in Dubai and reach more clients.

The new contracts will help will expand its existing distribution network in Dubai for district cooling services, which has a total length of more than 350 kilometers – reportedly the longest in the world, reported state news agency WAM.

An ambitious plan was devised to meet the increasing demand for Empower services from various parts of Dubai, provided through 84 plant rooms serving more than 140,000 customers in 1,252 buildings.

The first phase of the contracts was awarded for various activities related to network expansion, the company said, such as network consultancy, procurement of pre-insulated pipes, fittings and valves as well as installations for the major projects include, Marsa Al Arab, Omniyat ANWA Tower, Wasl1 and DAMAC Aykon City at Shaikh Zayed road. The activities also included expanding the network in its district cooling plants in Dubai Health Care City, Dubai Media City and Jumeirah Beach hotels.

Other contracts that were awarded during the period also include setting up of semi-permanent plants and Energy Transfer Stations for Empower’s various projects including Deira Waterfront development.

In January, Empower reported a net profit of Dhs 901m with a total revenue of Dhs2.26bn for 2020. Its revenues grew by 3 per cent with a net profit increase of 3.4 per cent year—on-year.

Its total cooling capacity reached 1,640,000 Refrigeration Tons (RT) during 2020. It has also saved a total of 1,312 MW electricity worth Dhs3.4bn as of the end of last year.

Read: Empower opens world’s first unmanned cooling plant in Dubai

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