Empower participates in World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI, 17th January, 2017 (WAM) — The Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation, Empower, one of the world’s largest district cooling service providers, is taking part in the 10th World Future Energy Summit, WFES, part of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2017, being held from 16th to 19th January at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre.

The company underscored its determination to make key contribution in implementing the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050, which aims that 75 percent of Dubai’s total power output will come from clean energy by that time frame. Empower said this commitment stems from its efforts to implement Dubai’s Vision in adopting best sustainable solutions to save natural resources for future generations.

At the summit, the company displayed the model of its third plant in Business Bay, and highlighted its role in providing environmentally friendly cooling services of highest international standards in Dubai. The plant plays a significant role in conserving energy, preserving environment, and reducing carbon emissions compared with traditional cooling systems besides making optimal use of water.

“Empower’s participation in this summit reflects the leadership position of the company in the local, regional and international levels. This leading position has been demonstrated by the advanced model of the plant in Business Bay. This model received wide attention from by a wide range of visitors and participants. It also prompted debates about the district cooling plants’ operating system, its efficiency maximisation, minimisation of energy consumption and good water management,” said Ahmad bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

“Our goal in this summit is to get the best out of our participation, whether by demonstrating our experience in the energy sector or by reviewing others’ experiences that can help us raise our operational efficiency, develop more innovative cooling technologies and improve efficiency in energy usage,” he added.

Visitors and pioneers in the energy sectors from all over the world also reviewed latest projects on clean and renewable energy, especially solar energy innovations, at the summit. They further stressed the importance of energy efficiency in current and future facilities and smart infrastructure.