PROJECTS: Dubai's Empower awards contracts worth $59mln in Q1

Projects include network expansion, thermal energy storage and energy transfer stations

  
Rendering of Empower's unmanned district cooling plant at Jumeirah Village Circle in Dubai.

Rendering of Empower's unmanned district cooling plant at Jumeirah Village Circle in Dubai.

Empower/Handout via Thomson Reuters Projects

Dubai-based district cooling services provider Empower announced on Tuesday that it has awarded contracts worth 217 million UAE dirhams ($59 million) in the first quarter of 2021 for the development of company’s district cooling infrastructure in Dubai. 

The company said in a statement that the contracts awarded included expansion of pipeline network, setting up semi-permanent plant rooms, establishing Thermal Energy Storage systems and Energy Transfer Stations.

Empower CEO Ahmad bin Shafar said the company utilises innovative and advanced technologies in the development of its infrastructure

The contracts included network consultancy, procurement of pre-insulated pipes, fittings and valves as well as installations for major real estate projects including Marsa Al Arab, Omniyat ANWA Tower, Wasl1 and DAMAC Aykon City, as well as expanding the network of Dubai Health Care City, Dubai Media City and Jumeirah Beach Hotels district cooling plants. 

Contracts were also awarded for setting up of semi-permanent plants and Energy Transfer Stations for various projects including Deira Waterfront.

(Writing by SA Kader; Editing by Anoop Menon)

(anoop.menon@refinitiv.com)

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