Empower awards US$8.98mn contracts for Dubai Studio City cooling pipe network

Ahmad Bin Shafar is the CEO of EmpowerEmirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has awarded contracts worth US$8.98mn to expand its district cooling pipe network at Dubai Studio City

The network expansion is a part of the company's infrastructure development plan using the latest technology to meet the increasing demand for cooling services in Dubai's growing commercial and residential sector and to provide environmentally-friendly district cooling services to customers.

The Phase 2 and Phase 3 of the district cooling pipeline extension project in the Dubai Studio City is 5 km long. The Phase 2, which includes extension of 1.5 km pipeline, will be completed by Q4 of 2019, and the Phase 3, which has an extension of 3.5 km long pipeline, will be completed by Q2 of 2020. The newly extended network will be connected to a semi-permanent plant in the same area.

“The pipe network for providing district cooling services is expanding year after year, especially with the booming of real estate projects in Dubai. The extension will be made by using the latest technologies, which will help for an uninterrupted delivery of services to customers,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

Dubai Studio City spans 22 million square feet within Dubailand and includes three types of production studios - music, film and television.

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