Empower confirms its readiness to meet the summer demand

According to a forecast by the National Center of Meteorology, UAE, the outdoor temperature will rise by 3°-5°at an average in April compared to March this year.

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Empower has completed required preparations at its district cooling plants across Dubai to cater to the increasing demand of the summer season.

According to a forecast by the National Center of Meteorology, UAE, the outdoor temperature will rise by 3°-5°at an average in April compared to March this year.

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Empower explained that maintenance processes have been successfully completed in all its plants, to ensure the continuity and quality of the cooling services provide to customers across during peak periods.

As part of its preparations for the summer season, Empower relies on its Command Control Centre (CCC) that measures the temperature in residential and commercial units accurately through smart control operations, as well as the regular maintenance of measuring devices, and checks of thermal sensors. 

The company assures its customers an uninterrupted and quality district cooling service, with residents staying at home as a precautionary measure in the face of the covid-19 outbreak.

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Empower has also urged residents to wisely use cooling services in order to avoid any additional costs in their monthly bills.​

Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said: "The demand for district cooling doubles during the summer season, for about 70% of the electrical energy consumption in Dubai goes for air conditioning.

"To meet this operational demand, Empower utilizes cutting-edge district cooling systems that conform to the international standards, in line with our leadership's vision to adopt sustainable development, which aims to reduce the rates of electricity and water consumption by 30%, and make Dubai a global hub for the green economy with the lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050.

"Empower also relies on sustainable and reliable operating technologies, which contribute to enhancing the sustainability of natural resources for us and for our future generations."

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