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Empower provides district cooling to 3 Route 2020 stations

DUBAI, 19 days ago

Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has announced that it is providing 2,100 refrigeration tonnes (RT) of district cooling capacity to three stations - Discovery Gardens, Al Furjan and Gardens - within the recently inaugurated Route 2020 of Dubai Metro network. 
 
The AED11 billion ($2.9 billion) Route 2020 project involves the 15-km extension of the Dubai Metro Red Line from Jebel Ali Station to Expo 2020 Station and links seven stations. 
 
Empower said as per the contract, it will provide its eco-friendly district cooling services to these stations from the Discovery Gardens plant, thus saving energy, increasing efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. 
 
CEO Ahmad bin Shafar said: "The proximity of a district cooling network and Empower’s plant located near to the Route 2020 helped providing district cooling services to the three stations."
 
"Empower will provide its world-class services in support of the concept of sustainability implemented in Route 2020 stations, and in line with the best national and international initiatives and practices," he noted.
 
The Gardens Station, the second station on Route 2020, is an elevated station spanning 8,100 sq m in area and extending 168 m in length. 
 
Discovery Gardens Station, the third station on Route 2020, is an elevated station spanning 8,600 sq m in area and extending 168 m in length. 
 
Al Furjan Station is also an elevated station spanning 8,400 sq m in area and extending 168 m in length.-TradeArabia News Service 



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