The UAE's first-ever steam absorption chiller installation in a power plant has been inaugurated at Dubai Aluminium (Dubal), a major state-owned aluminium smelter, as part of an innovative pilot project using steam.
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Summary: DUBAI - Dubai Aluminium, or Dubal, has leveraged a nominal volume of the steam produced by the captive co-generation and combined cycle Dubal power station to drive the UAE's first-ever absorption chiller using waste heat -- the first such application in a power plant.
The efficiency rate of the plant is more than 80% and it uses an absorption chiller system in summertime while using a heating system in winters," Mehdinejad added.
We are not utilizing traditional way of using waste heat recovery boiler to generate hot water or steam to feed Absorption Chiller as this system is not considered as energy efficient system because of low boiler efficiency and low COP of hot water chiller.
Beaven said electricity and chilling machine technology is working in Al Sadd while absorption chiller with coefficient of performance system has been used in the model stadium.
The project, which involves a switch from electric to absorption chillers for the King Road Tower building, will reduce CO2 emissions by about 10,000 tons per year, generating emission credits that could amount to $2 million over the project's 10-year registration period.
This new type of desiccant cooling promises to be simpler and more cost-effective than absorption chillers.