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Al Ghurair retrofit contract marks Etihad ESCO's Abu Dhabi debut

The company is carrying out detailed analyses of the Gypsemna and Porcellan facilities to recommend energy conservation measures for Jamal Al Ghurair Group

Etihad ESCO has entered Abu Dhabi through a contract with Jamal Al Ghurair Group.
Etihad ESCO has entered Abu Dhabi through a contract with Jamal Al Ghurair Group.

Etihad ESCO has signed contracts for its first set of retrofit projects in Abu Dhabi.

The energy services company (ESCO) has entered an agreement with Jamal Al Ghurair Group to retrofit two industrial facilities in Abu Dhabi – Gypsemna and Porcellan.

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In a statement, Etihad ESCO said it was implementing a “detailed analysis” of both facilities, following which, energy conservation measures (ECMs) would be proposed according to project requirements.

The retrofit project’s implementation is due to complete this year.

Ali Al Jassim, chief executive officer of Etihad ESCO, said the project was the company’s “first of many” in the UAE capital.

“Al Ghurair’s commitment to promoting energy efficiency will encourage other public and private entities in Abu Dhabi to join the march towards sustainability,” he continued.

Jamal Al-Ghurair, group chairman of Jamal Al Ghurair Group, said the organisation hoped its retrofit scheme would “contribute to the UAE’s sustainable development”.

“We are optimistic that the ECMs proposed by Etihad ESCO […] will help us gain from savings, in terms of both cost and energy.”

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