Empower commences operation of its advanced district cooling plant with 18,500 RT in Mirdif
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's biggest district cooling services provider, has declared the commissioning of its new district cooling plant in Mirdif, Dubai, to offer better services to the occupants of Ghoroob community with the effective and environmentally pleasant community cooling power.
The more exceptional and economically produced in line with the global environmental standards, that protected 30% of the construction cost, the new plant will have a cumulative capacity of 18,500 refrigeration tons (RT) and is intended as for future expansions to serve other potential clients regarding the growing demand for energy-efficient district cooling settings in the area.
Empower stated that the new state-of-the-art district cooling plant will replace the present two semi-permanent shops that are actively providing district cooling services to the Mirdif residents for 10 years. The replacement of the semi-permanent plants with an excellent permanent area the cooling plant comes as part of Empower's plans to upgrade its infrastructure, enhance its assistance, and to deliver Dubai's goals to changing customer services to higher levels of global competition while supporting sustainability and protecting the environment and natural resources.
Developed by Dubai Properties in 2007 on an area of 3.3 million square feet, Ghoroob is among the most sought-after residential addresses in the Mirdif district. It includes 59 low-rise buildings (5 floors) featuring 3,000 different housing units.
The new Mirdif district cooling plant has already been connected to Empower's Command Control Centre (CCC), that has the ability to the study of up to two million data from chillers, transformers, cooling towers, water supplies and more, using the first SCADA system. Operationally effective water-cooled chillers are using in the new plant that guarantees delivery of high-quality cooling services to the clients.
Empower provides district cooling services to over 1,180 buildings and 120,000 customers, with a total cooling capacity of 1,530,000 Refrigeration Tons (RT). Empower presents its eco-friendly district cooling services to many high-profile projects in Dubai, including Dubai Waterfront, Bluewaters, Jumeirah Group, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Centre, Business Bay, Dubai Healthcare City, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Palm Jumeirah, Discovery Gardens, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Design District, International Media Production Zone and many others.