Empower awards Dubai cooling plant contract to Voltas in Dubai

01 April 2008
Dubai-based Emirates Central Cooling Systems Corporation (Empower) has awarded India’s Voltas a AED260m ($71m) contract for the construction of the North District cooling plant in the Dubai International Financial Centre.

The contract calls for the completion of civil works, mechanical, electrical and plumbing works and the construction of the 66,000 refrigeration-tonne (RT) district cooling plant. The project is expected to be completed in 15 months.

Empower recently released details of plans for a 35,000 RT capacity Al-Quoz district cooling plant, which is scheduled for completion by June 2009.

In December 2007, it awarded a AED200m ($54m) contract to GDC Ascon to build a 40,000 RT plant for the Executive Towers at Business Bay.

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