15 Nov Dubai Police goes green with new eco measures
Etihad Energy Services Company (ESCO) has signed a service agreement with Dubai Police to provide energy efficient and sustainable solutions for its 34 facilities including police stations, prisons, and offices.
“Dubai Police has always been at the forefront of green and sustainable initiatives. We are pleased to engage with them to support their drive towards a clean and green future. At Etihad ESCO, our goal is to collaborate with public and private sectors to make a positive contribution to the country and its strategies towards the future of energy. We’re confident that our agreement with Dubai Police will not only assist them to reduce energy usage, but also facilitate access to new technologies and solutions for improving energy efficiency,” said Eng. Ali Al Jassim, CEO of Etihad ESCO.
In accordance with the agreement, Dubai Police will go green with installation of a variety of green solutions. These measures will not only help save electricity and water, but also help reduce carbon emissions. In addition, Etihad ESCO will install solar PVs and undertake LEED audits for some of the Dubai Police facilities.
“At Dubai Police, sustainability is the core of our operations. We believe that small things make big differences; as such we aim through our collaboration with Etihad ESCO to forecast the future towards sustainable development and adopt small changes to daily routines to make sustainability our way of life. While we integrate sustainability throughout all levels of our organisation, we ensure that we also monitor and benchmark best practices to remain committed to our goal of supporting Dubai Clean Energy Strategy 2050,” said Lt Col Dr Tamim Al Haj, director of the Environment, Health and Safety Department at Dubai Police.
The service agreement is expected to achieve significant energy savings for Dubai Police and will also have a long-term positive economic and human impact for the community in Dubai.