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Sewa considers implementation of central cooling systems

Sewa, Emicool discuss ways to implement central cooling projects in several areas of Sharjah

Sharjah: The Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (Sewa) has discussed with Emirates District Cooling, Emicool, ways to implement central cooling projects in several areas of Sharjah with the aim of reducing electricity consumption by 30 to 40 per cent.

Dr. Rashid Al Lim, Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, said that the central cooling systems contribute to the reduction of energy consumption by 30 to 40 per cent. “SEWA is conducting studies for the implementation of central cooling systems in buildings and facilities within Sharjah’s new areas and is also training specialised cadres of citizens to work in this area,”

Al Lim’s remarks were made while receiving a delegation from Emicool led by Adib Moubadder, CEO of Emirates District Cooling (Emicool) and Mohammad Saleh Al Humairi, Director General of Aqua Cool Metering, at Sewa headquarters.

Both sides discussed ways to carry out technical and economic studies to implement central cooling projects for Sharjah.

“Sewa, thanks to the directives of His Highness Dr Shaikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, is working tirelessly to bring about achievements in its field to lay the foundation of sustainable development in the city of rationalisation “Sharjah”. This will be done through equipping Sharjah with advanced cooling systems, which will effectively contribute to implement strategic plans aiming to reduce energy consumption by 30 per cent in Sharjah and achieve the aspiration of the wise leadership”, Sewa chairman added.

Praising the rationalisation programmes being conducted by Sewa, Adib Moubadder reaffirms Emicool’s readiness to conduct studies and prepare cadres specialised in central cooling systems.

For his side, Al Humairi said carrying out extensive studies and the pre-planning for the application of cooling systems would contribute to the execution of projects in accordance with the best international specifications and achieve significant positive results in reducing consumption and carbon emissions.

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