ENOC Group has just recently opened five new service stations in Dubai, expanding its network to 122 terminals in the UAE. The Group gets on track to enhance its gas retail visibility by 40 per cent by 2020.
All the newly constructed solar energy filling station are located in Hatta, Oud Al Muteena, two stations on Dubai - Al Ain Road, City of Arabia, thereby offering newly established residential areas and also remote locations.
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group Chief Executive Officer, ENOC, said: "We effectively opened up 8 gas station this year, and also as the official incorporated power companion for Exposition 2020, we are on track with our strategies to increase our service station network by 40 per cent by 2020, to fit the anticipated 25 million visitors for Exposition 2020.
" The five new service stations show our dedication to not only meet the power demands of Dubai as well as the UAE, however to promote and enhance the benefit for both homeowners and also site visitors of the UAE."
All 5 filling station are built in compliance with the brand-new Dubai District's Green Build guidelines. The excess power generated from the solar PV panels set up at the roof of the cover at each service station is transferred to the major grid of Dubai Electrical power and also Water Authority (DEWA) with a solar metre created to track the power infused into the power grid.
The Photo-Voltaic (PV) solar panels set up on the cover roof covering of the filling station could generate generally 120kWh (Kilowatt each hr) power on an excellent day. This is roughly 30 percent more than the average power needed to run a terminal. Built with UL Qualified dual wall surface tanks and double wall fuel piping with secondary containment, it likewise mitigates environmental pollution.
Just like all the new filling station created as well as developed by ENOC Group, the five new service station will certainly include electric car billing terminals operated by DEWA, and also will additionally have completely integrated electronic wall surface screens on the forecourt columns and also throughout the station. Vehicle drivers could access ZOOM corner store, Pronto, range of F&B offerings and AutoPro. They can additionally take advantage of a range of payment techniques such as ENOC's cashless and also debt card-less ViP system and mobile payment.
In 2014, ENOC revealed that all future service stations will be powered by solar energy to sustain the UAE's lasting strategy to target an energy mix that combines eco-friendly, nuclear and tidy energy resources. ENOC approximates more than 23 GWh of solar power will certainly be generated to power the brand-new terminals by 2020, reducing the tons on DEWA's grid and power generating stations. To date, ENOC owns six solar energy service station.