Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced the commencement of providing the tower B of the landmark project, ‘Aykon City’ with its district cooling services for a total cooling capacity of 2,465 Refrigeration Tones (RT) from company’s Business Bay plant. Empower also announced that the service to the tower C with a capacity of 2,048 RT will commence by the end of next month.
One of the mega projects under development on Sheikh Zayed Road, the ‘Aykon City’ is located in close proximity to the Dubai’s vibrant and vital facilities, most notably the Downtown, City Walk, Dubai International Financial Center, and other prominent tourist, residential and leisure destinations.
Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said: “We spare no effort in serving leading real estate projects, and we aim to provide all sectors and residential, commercial and leisure facilities in Dubai with world-class and sustainable district cooling services to support the Emirate’s leading efforts to reduce carbon emissions, in line with the directives of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.”
Bin Shafar explained that modern district cooling systems not only contribute to advancing environmental sustainability, but also play a pivotal role in enabling companies to maintain their space cooling systems, where operations, production, distribution and maintenance are carried out remotely in a highly controlled technical environment that ensures continuous improvement of the service levels and security and safety procedures.
Bin Shafar stressed Empower’s constant keenness to cooperate with strategic partners in order to make huge and innovative projects in Dubai a success. He praised the tireless efforts made by developers of various residential, urban and other projects to ensure social, economic and environmental sustainability, affirming the importance of district cooling systems as a mainstay for prolonging the life cycle of buildings.