Empower awards contracts valued at $16.8mby Rajiv Ravindran Pillai on Apr 20, 2017
Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation, Empower, announced that it has awarded contracts valued at $16.8m (AED62m) in the first quarter of the year, Emirates News Agency WAM reported.
According to Empower, the main reason behind the increase in the number and value of contracts is the customers’ growing trust in the district cooling service in terms of its efficiency compared to conventional cooling services.
The company recently announced that its customer base increased to 65,000 at the end of 2016. Empower underscored that the number of its customers and contracts has only seen an increase in 2017.
Commenting on the announcement, Ahmed bin Shafar, CEO of Empower, said: "We are very delighted to have closed the first quarter on a grand note. This is another important milestone in reinforcing our presence and progress. These contracts will further support our commitment to increase environmental efficiency. We will continue to maintain strong focus on our delivery and set new standards for district cooling in the country which will not only spell success for us, but the country as a whole."
He added: "Empower is committed to boost UAE’s efforts to become the country with lowest carbon footprint in the world by 2050. As district cooling requires specialist knowledge, Empower is well equipped to provide best-in-class services with our advanced knowledge and a team of highly qualified professionals. Companies have chosen us based on our global position and international confidence we earned based on the world-class solutions we provide."
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