District cooling services provider Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) provided its district cooling services to 40 buildings in the first half of 2018.
The total connected load during this period is more than 52,000 Refrigeration Tonnes (RT), WAM reported.
Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said: "Our statistics of projects, agreements and contracts in Q1 of 2018 reflect the awareness of owners and developers of the importance of energy-saving and environmentally friendly district cooling systems. District cooling systems have become an integral part of the planning and design of modern buildings in Dubai."
Bin Shafar added that the company was on track to add more buildings and customers to its portfolio to ensure steady growth and meet its objectives of sustainable development in Dubai.
Empower also announced that it has awarded the contractors and suppliers with 25 contracts on new projects in different areas in Dubai, mainly to build new district cooling plants and networks.