Etihad ESCO, the leading energy service company, announced the finalizing of an agreement with Jamal Al Ghurair Group to retrofit two of their commercial facilities in Abu Dhabi- Gypsemna and Porcellan. Etihad ESCO and Jamal Al Ghurair Group developed the partnership after determining the enormous energy cost savings potential of the project. Being the very first retrofit program to be taken on by Etihad ESCO in Abu Dhabi, the project is set to pave the way for increased adoption of retrofit measures in the capital.
Jamal Al Ghurair Group is a varied family-owned group with rate of interests in manufacturing, realty and monetary investments and an expanding global existence. Etihad ESCO is embarking on a thorough evaluation of both industries, after which Power Conservation Steps (ECMs) will be recommended based upon the demands. The application of the retrofitting project will certainly be finished in 2018.
Ali Al Jassim, Chief Executive Officer of Etihad ESCO, said: “We are glad to form this partnership with Jamal Al Ghurair Group, which is first of the many retrofit projects we are set to undertake in the UAE’s capital. Al Ghurair’s commitment to promoting energy efficiency will encourage other public and private entities in Abu Dhabi to join the march towards sustainability.”
Jamal Al-Ghurair, (Group Chairman) said: "Through the adoption of such actions, we aim to contribute to the UAE's sustainable advancement. We are confident that the ECMs proposed by Etihad ESCO after carrying out a comprehensive study of our markets will assist us acquire from savings, in regards to both expense and power."