Press releases, Reports & Disclosures for Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Dubai Financial Market News

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC (Empower) has launched a Summer Campaign to encourage customers in Dubai to reduce their cooling energy consumption and bills. The campaign aims to educate consumers on the importance of energy conservation, the high costs associated with producing and delivering energy, and the benefits of efficient cooling practices. Empower's CEO, Ahmad bin Shafar, highlighted that the campaign includes eight practical tips for consumers, such as setting the AC thermostat to 24°C, keeping filters clean, and sealing window cracks. The initiative aligns with Dubai's goals to reduce electricity and water consumption and become a global hub for the green economy by 2050. Empower emphasizes the role of responsible consumer behavior in preserving natural resources and protecting the environment.

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Empower's Business Bay 05 district cooling plant in Dubai has received a LEED Gold rating from the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). This recognition highlights the plant's adherence to LEED standards and marks the sixth such award for Empower, following similar accolades for other plants. Empower's CEO, Ahmad Bin Shafar, emphasized the company's commitment to environmental protection, carbon footprint reduction, and sustainable innovation. The Business Bay 05 plant utilizes advanced technologies, including Thermal Energy Storage (TES) and Treated Sewage Effluent (TSE), to enhance energy efficiency and reduce freshwater consumption.

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, won four awards at the International District Energy Association Annual Conference and Exhibition (IDEA2024) in Orlando, USA. The awards included two Innovation Award Honorable Mentions for Integrated Metering Solutions and Chiller Efficiency Improvement at Business Bay 02, and two IDEA Gold awards for the number of buildings committed and the total building area committed. The conference, themed "District energy for Sustainable Cities," featured delegations from over 30 countries. Empower's CEO, Ahmad bin Shafar, highlighted Dubai's early investment in district cooling and its global recognition for addressing climate change challenges. Empower has previously won the same gold awards multiple times and has accumulated over 20 various awards in different categories at international events. Bin Shafar emphasized Empower's role in advancing the district cooling industry globally, focusing on energy and cost savings, resource protection, and the adoption of technologies from the fourth Industrial Revolution.

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) and Chairman of Dubai's District Cooling Operators Association, has been re-elected for the sixth consecutive term to the Board of Directors of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). Bin Shafar, who first joined the IDEA Board in 2013, is the first Arab Emirati to hold a senior position in the organization. His reappointment was announced during the 115th IDEA Annual Conference & Trade Show. The recognition comes in light of his achievements in the district cooling industry, his global support for district cooling deployment, and his professional performance over the past decade. Bin Shafar has also been honored as a Special Advisor on district cooling to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). He expressed his commitment to continue serving in this role, emphasizing the importance of green systems and sustainable energy projects.

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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His Excellency Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), participated as a keynote speaker at the International District Energy Association (IDEA) Conference 2024 in Orlando, USA. The conference focused on 'District Energy for Sustainable Cities'. Bin Shafar emphasized the importance of district cooling systems for sustainable and economic development, advocating for global legislation to support their adoption. He highlighted that district cooling is essential for reducing energy consumption in the cooling sector and accelerating the transition to a low-carbon future. Bin Shafar noted that supportive government policies and local power provider cooperation are crucial for effective deployment. He also shared Empower's success in leading the district cooling industry and its collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programs and academic institutions to advance the technology further.

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced its participation as a diamond sponsor in the International District Energy Association (IDEA) 2024 Annual Conference in Orlando, USA. The event, themed ‘District Energy for Sustainable Cities,’ will take place from June 17-20 and is expected to attract hundreds of delegations from over 30 countries. Empower's participation will be led by CEO Ahmad bin Shafar, who will highlight Dubai's sustainable district cooling initiatives and the company's global leadership in the field. The conference will focus on advancements in district cooling technology and its role in addressing energy efficiency and climate change challenges.

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Empower, the world's largest district cooling services provider, has launched its annual summer campaign titled 'Set at 24°C and Save' to encourage its 136,000+ customers to reduce energy consumption and cooling bills. This initiative aims to promote sustainability practices by urging customers to set their air conditioners to 24°C in Auto mode, which can save energy, lower bills, and protect the environment. Empower's CEO, Ahmad bin Shafar, emphasized the importance of rationalizing energy use, especially during the summer, to preserve natural resources and contribute to Dubai's goal of becoming a global hub for the green economy and achieving the lowest carbon footprint by 2050.

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News Update From Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC

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Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation PJSC (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, announced that it is fully prepared to meet the high demand for its services during the summer season in Dubai. The company has implemented sustainable and responsible methods for major and routine maintenance, ensuring efficient service delivery across residential, commercial, and other buildings. Empower serves over 1,540 buildings in various sectors and has expanded its infrastructure, including pipeline networks and Thermal Energy Storage (TES) systems, to handle peak demand. CEO Ahmad bin Shafar highlighted the company's readiness through its state-of-the-art Command Control Centre (CCC) and innovative technologies that reduce electricity consumption by up to 50% compared to traditional cooling systems. Empower aims to support Dubai's sustainable development goals by reducing electricity and water consumption by 30% by 2030.

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Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world's largest district cooling services provider, recently celebrated its 20th anniversary and honored long-serving employees at its Annual Staff Gathering in Dubai. The event was attended by over 800 employees and members of senior management. CEO Ahmad bin Shafar praised the dedication of the work teams and credited them for Empower's global success. He also highlighted the company's key achievements, including record revenue, growth of its project portfolio, and the expansion of its distribution network across Dubai. He further mentioned the development of AI-based next-generation district cooling plants, which aim to transform the global district cooling industry.

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The Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) has recognized Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) as the leading district cooling company in its Demand Side Management Recognition Program. The award was given in recognition of Empower's contributions to energy and water efficiency, commitment to circular economy principles, and innovations for a greener future. Empower's CEO, Ahmad bin Shafar, accepted the award and highlighted the company's operational milestones during 2023, its ongoing expansion efforts, and its commitment to sustainability. Furthermore, Empower has reached a total connected capacity of 1.52 million refrigeration tons and a contracted capacity of 1.69 million RT by the end of Q1 2024.

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