Empower on track with world largest district cooling project
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower), the world’s largest district cooling services provider, is on its way in establishing the world’s largest district cooling project by increasing its capacity of district cooling in Business Bay, based on the contract signed in 2005.
The contract stipulates providing Business Bay with 350,000 Refrigeration Tons (RT), in completion of its expansion plans to cover the entire Business Bay district and to meet the incremental demand on district cooling services in this dynamic part of Dubai.
Currently, Business Bay is served by 3 major district cooling plants with a total capacity of 135,000 RT, owned by Empower named as Business Bay 1, Business Bay 2 and Business 3 located inside the district.
As part of the expansion plan, 3 more plants, Business Bay 4, Business Bay 5 and Business 6 are upcoming in the same district with the capacity of meeting the increased demand on district cooling services in Business Bay. The collective capacity is expected to reach 350,000 RT by the completion of all stages of this project.