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Empower announces participation in World Green Economy Summit 2018 as global partner

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, announced its sponsorship for the fifth World Green Economy Summit (WGES 2018) as a global partner. WGES will be held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, set to be held during 24-25 October 2018, at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. WGES 2018 will be held under the slogan ‘Driving innovation, leading change’.

Empower supports this summit in its drive to keep pace with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, as well as its contributions in green transformation, digital technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
“WGES is a strategic global platform that brings together influential leaders and decision-makers in green economy and energy efficiency and conservation. It is our pleasure to Sponsor this important global event and we are keen on participating in major international energy events in order to review the latest technologies and innovative achievements and approaches. The summit is an opportunity to exchange experiences and knowledge,” said Ahmad Bin Shafar, CEO of Empower.

Empower always shed lights on the importance of innovation in energy efficiency and sustainable development, and makes efforts to foster a culture of innovation by delivering innovative and safe district cooling solutions, according to the best global practices. This works to make the UAE one of the leading smart cities in the world.

“Empower is committed to take part in the efforts to build a sustainable green economy for present and future generations. Our participation in WGES supports the implementation of our ambitious strategy, which is in line with the UAE's Green Growth Strategy, to achieve the UAE Vision 2021,” added Bin Shafar.

Empower has adopted a number of technical solutions in district cooling systems, including the launch of the ETS Flow Optimization using Statistical Process. The system received IDEA Innovation Awards honorable mention and it achieved significant results in energy conservation. The system achieved an improvement of 0.045 kWTR which resulted in over 4 million kWH of Electrical Energy saving, and more than AED 2 million in one year.

Empower also received IDEA Innovation Awards honorable mention for the '360 Solution for Metering Artificial Intelligence, AIMS 360', the first of its kind in the field of district cooling,. This was part of the 109th International District Energy Association, IDEA, Annual Conference and Tradeshow 2018, held in Vancouver, Canada, from 11 to 14 June.

Empower currently operates over 1.34 Million RT, providing environmentally responsible district cooling services to large-scale real estate developments, such as Jumeirah Group, Jumeirah Beach Residence, Dubai International Financial Centre, Business Bay, Dubai Healthcare City, Jumeirah Lake Towers, Palm Jumeirah, Discovery Gardens, Ibn Battuta Mall, Dubai Design District and International Media Production Zone, among others.


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