ENGIE to build, own and operate DC system in Punggol Digital District | Euroheat & Power
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ENGIE South East Asia, a global leader in driving sustainable energy innovation, announced today that it has been appointed by JTC Corporation (JTC) to build, own and operate an underground District Cooling System (DCS) for the Punggol Digital District (PDD), Singapore’s first smart business district that integrates a national university, business park and community facilities. The agreement was signed by Thomas Baudlot, CEO of ENGIE South East Asia and Tan Boon Khai, CEO of JTC in a signing ceremony.
Under this Design, Build, Own and Operate (DBOO) agreement, ENGIE will develop and construct the DCS plant, which will have a cooling capacity of close to 30,000 refrigeration-tons, equivalent to cooling 8,000 4-room HDB flats.
Expected to be completed in 2024, the underground plant will be operated by ENGIE for a period of 30 years. The district cooling facility will provide air conditioning in a reliable, sustainable and cost effective way to the business park, community, retail outlets, and transportation nodes within the district. It optimizes resources, land use and operational efficiency by allowing individual buildings to avoid operating and (...)
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