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Etihad ESCO appoints Siemens and Smart4Power for Dubai Airport retrofitting

Etihad Energy Service Company (Etihad ESCO) announced its partnership with Siemens Tech and Smart4Power for the execution of an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) project at the Dubai International Airport, which involves the implementation of energy efficiency measures at Terminal 1, Terminal 2, Terminal 3 and Concourse B.

The seven-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 AED209mn in seven years. The ESCOs will also mount a solar retrofit of 5MWp capacity on Terminal 2.

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.

Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad ESCOAli Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad ESCO, said: “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. Etihad ESCO is currently retrofitting over 30,000 buildings in the emirate to ensure energy efficiency and manage rising energy demand.”

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

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