Etihad ESCO awards airport retrofit deal to Siemens and Smart4Power

Etihad ESCO awards airport retrofit deal to Siemens and Smart4Power
Published: 17 January 2018 - 12:11 a.m.
By: Baset Asaba

Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO), a leading energy service company in UAE has partnered with Siemens Tech and Smart4Power for the execution of an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Project at the Dubai International Airport.

The partnership involves the implementation of energy efficiency measures at Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Concourse B.

Etihad ESCO, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DEWA, also announced that the 7 year long project will guarantee a total of 23% reduction on annual energy bill.

The proposed energy efficiency measures for the Dubai International Airport terminals include installation of photovoltaic solutions.

The seven-year partnership with Siemens and Smart4Power involves a total of four facilities for retrofits that will be constructed over a period of 18 months and guarantees a total saving of AED 209,781,579 in seven years. The ESCOs will also mount a Solar Retrofit of 5 MWp capacity on Terminal 2.

Siemens also announced the partnership with Etihad ESCO at WFES 2018 (World Future Energy Summit) on 16th January in Abu Dhabi.

Siemens will be responsible for the project’s design, supply, installation, commissioning and maintenance, and also the measurement, verification and guarantee of energy savings during the course of the partnership.

“The new partnership with Siemens and Smart4Power for retrofitting program at Dubai International Airport terminals further accelerates our journey towards achieving 30% energy demand reduction by 2030 in Dubai,” said Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad ESCO.

“Etihad ESCO is currently retrofitting over 30,000 buildings in the Emirate to ensure energy efficiency and manage rising energy demand.”

Etihad ESCO signed the contract with Dubai Airports in October 2017, at the 19th Water, Energy, Technology, and Environment Exhibition (WETEX) in Dubai.

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