Emicool optimizes flow to save energy at Al Jadaf District Cooling Plant with Siemens Demand Flow® Solution

Promoting sustainable operating policies by implementing new solution to potentially support annual electrical savings of 1.629 Megawatt-Hour

  
Emicool optimizes flow to save energy at Al Jadaf District Cooling Plant with Siemens Demand Flow® Solution

Dubai: Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) LLC, a leading district cooling service provider in the region and a wholly owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, has implemented Siemens Demand Flow® Solution at its Al Jadaf District Cooling Plant in Dubai. This centralized chiller plant is currently supplying cooling to Palazzo Versace, one of Dubai’s leading 5 star’s hotels and the adjacent D1 Tower, an 80-storey luxurious residential tower located at Dubai Creek.

The implementation of the system is designed to generate a significant impact on energy conservation, resulting in the potential annual energy savings of approximately 1.629 Megawatt-Hour with 13.4% saving on annual energy bills enabling a return on investment expected in just below 2 years. This project is also expected to reduce CO2 emissions by approximately 716 tons per annum.

Emicool Technical and Energy Team, in collaboration with Siemens and with support of ARK Energy as project development consultant, executed energy optimization project for DCP 11 implementing Siemens Demand Flow® Solution with guaranteed saving energy performance contract in line with Emicool’s strategic objectives to increase operational and energy efficiency of all DCPs.

The tailor-made HVAC energy optimized Siemens Demand Flow® Solution provides a holistic approach to optimizing both chilled water and air distribution systems, without compromising on the comfort of the cooling services. The patented solution is designed to deliver immediate results through automated technology and its built-in analytics alleviate constraints on customers’ internal resources & extend equipment life.

Commenting on the implementation of the solution, Dr Adib Moubadder, CEO, Emicool, said, “Sustainable solutions have been at the forefront of our operations. We constantly strive to reach the highest levels of customer satisfaction, without compromising on the quality of our services by implementing enhanced measures, keeping up with our commitment of efficient operational and service standards. With this implementation, Emicool’s Al Jadaf district cooling plant will be optimized to make it 13.4% more efficient, which is in line with our strategy that aims to secure sustainable energy supply, contributing to environmental protection through energy and resource conservation and directly impacting our bottom line.”

Emicool’s partnership with Siemens for this project will ensure smooth facilitation and maintenance of the solution, integrated into the district cooling plant. The solution is programmed to maintain and ensure water temperature without affecting the building’s cooling requirements. The parameters are fine-tuned to enhance the overall performance of the district cooling plant.

“This prestigious project is a great example of how smart algorithms and machine-learning software can make a significant difference to both energy savings and the longevity of plants and assets,” said Markus Strohmeier, Senior Executive Vice President of Regional Solutions and Services, Siemens Middle East. “Once again we have proved the ability of Demand Flow to deliver exceptional plant efficiency for one of the leading district cooling providers in Dubai, responsible for supplying cooling to the Palazzo Versace Dubai hotel.”

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About Emicool

Emirates District Cooling LLC (Emicool), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dubai Investments, is a leading district cooling service provider in the UAE. The company was established in 2003 with headquarters at Dubai Investments Park [DIP]. Emicool ensures continuously exceeding customer expectations by providing district cooling services through its competent work force which delivers world-class levels of reliability, efficiency, safety and environmental sustainability. Since its inception, the company has achieved considerable success and currently provides services to the Green Community at DIP, Dubai Motor City and Dubai Sports City, among others. With the current total operating capacity of 355,000 RT from the Emicool plant within DIP and MotorCity, Emicool provides district cooling services to DIP, Dubai Motor City, Dubai Sports City, Uptown Mirdif, Palazzo Versace, Damac Hills and Mirdiff Hills, Night Souk by Nakheel, RTA Metro Stations (Expo line) & DWTC at Expo 2020.

About Siemens

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Through the separately managed company Siemens Mobility, a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is shaping the world market for passenger and freight services. Due to its majority stakes in the publicly listed companies Siemens Healthineers AG and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital healthcare services as well as environmentally friendly solutions for onshore and offshore wind power generation. In fiscal 2019, which ended on September 30, 2019, Siemens generated revenue of €86.8 billion and net income of €5.6 billion. At the end of September 2019, the company had around 385,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet: www.siemens.com 

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