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At WETEX – ENOC Group joins forces with Etihad ESCO for greater sustainability

10 ENOC service stations to receive a “sustainability-friendly” lift

Dubai, UAE: As part of its sustainability roadmap, ENOC Group, the Official Integrated Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, extended its partnership with Etihad ESCO, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), to enhance energy saving across its operations in the UAE.

Announced at WETEX, the partnership extension will enable ENOC to equip 10 of its old generation service stations with improved conditioning, automated lighting, and solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, with an expected decrease of 40 per cent of its energy consumption in these stations over the next seven years.

His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, Group CEO at ENOC said: “Sustainability is an integral part of our Group’s DNA. We have been working consistently to deliver sustainable value and industry-leading performance for all our stakeholders.

“Etihad ESCO is a leader in energy efficiency and the extension of this partnership is a statement to our mutual commitment towards supporting the Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050 to help generate 75 per cent Dubai’s total power output from clean energy by 2050.”

Faisal Al Raisi, COO & Acting CEO of Etihad Energy Services said: “Making Dubai one of the most sustainable cities in the world is a mission we are proud to contribute to.  ENOC have always been committed to becoming more sustainable and reducing their energy consumption.  As a leader in energy efficiency, we are delighted to support ENOC to make their service stations more sustainable.”

Expected to be delivered by the end of 2022, this project comes as an extension of a 2017 pilot agreement between ENOC and Etihad ESCO, where the latter successfully refurbished an old generation ENOC service station within energy conservation measures , achieving an impressive 35 per cent saving since implementation.

Earlier this week, ENOC announced that it has achieved AED 6.1 million savings from Energy & Resource Management (E&RM) projects in 2021; recording cumulative savings of AED 108 million from innovative energy efficiency measures implemented across the Group over the last five years.

About ENOC Group:

ENOC Group (Emirates National Oil Company) is a leading integrated international oil and gas player operating across the energy sector value chain. As a wholly owned entity of the Government of Dubai, and integral to the Emirate’s success, ENOC owns and operates assets in the fields of exploration & production, supply & operations, terminals, fuel retail, aviation fuel and petroleum products for commercial & industrial use. The Group’s general business operations include automotive services, non-fuel F&B retail and fabrication services. Servicing thousands of customers in over 60 markets, the Group employs a multi-national workforce of over 11,000 employees and is deploying its world-class customer service, latest innovations and technologies as well as best practices to empower the UAE’s social and economic development. ENOC is the Official Integrated Energy Partner of Expo 2020 Dubai.

About Etihad ESCO:

Etihad ESCO is a subsidiary of Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), established in 2013, with a vision to transform Dubai’s built environment into a leading example of energy efficiency for the region and the world, thereby making the emirate one of the most sustainable cities, globally. 

As a Super Energy Service Company (ESCO), it enables the energy performance contracting market in Dubai by developing energy efficiency projects targeting more than 30,000 buildings. By undertaking and spearheading efforts in this direction, Etihad ESCO actively contributes to the achievement of the target – 30 per cent reduction in energy demand by the year 2030 – set by Dubai Supreme Council of Energy (DSCE) under the Dubai Integrated Energy Strategy 2030. 

The creation of a viable performance contracting market for energy service companies is achieved through building retrofits, increased penetration of district cooling, capacity building of local ESCOs for private sector and by facilitating access to project finance.

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