Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that it has connected 10,650 Refrigeration Tonnes capacity of cooling service to the Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences, at Palm Jumeirah. This is for the new expansion phase of the Hotel as part its preparation for Expo 2020, and the project has connected with district cooling service in May2019. As per the recent announcement, 85% has already been completed of the renovation and expansion project.
“We are honoured to be working again on the Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences project by providing 10,650 RT for their new expansion phase. This reflects the growing confidence of investors and developers in Empower. We are proud to be a part of the largest tourism and commercial project in the UAE and the region. We work together with our strategic partners to consolidate Dubai’s position as a leading regional and global destination in hospitality and tourism, and to make Dubai the most sustainable city in the world. We work to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development that takes into account economic development, whilst preserving the environment and protecting natural resources. This supports the Dubai Plan 2021 to make Dubai a smart and sustainable city whose environmental elements are clean, healthy and sustainable,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.
Bin Shafar highlighted that district cooling services have become an essential element for major real estate projects, locally and internationally, due to their unique features and benefits. Additionally, district cooling systems are environmentally friendly and contribute to enhancing energy efficiency and saving energy, as it uses 50% less energy compared to conventional cooling systems. Along with the increasing demand, Empower is committed to providing high quality, efficient district cooling services, according to the highest global standards and best practices.