Kingston, Envirofina pen deal on energy efficient solution deployment

By Amirtha P S, Desk Reporter
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Sharjah-based leading electrical products manufacturer Kingston Holdings has made a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the global sustainable technology company Envirofina for giving energy efficiency solutions for buildings and facilities.

The MoU was signed by the chairman & managing director of Kingston Holdings, Lalu Samuel and COO of Envirofina, Marios Gkekas at the Kingston headquarters at Sharjah International Airport Free Zone (SAIF Zone).

As part of the agreement, Kingston Holdings will become the exclusive lighting supplier and will carry out all joint venture for Envirofina’s energy efficiency projects.

Further, Kingston will carry out energy efficiency solutions for potential Envirofina buildings and facilities such as offering multi-services solutions from lighting to ventilation and air-conditioning, engineering, procurement, and contracting (EPC) solutions to reduce energy consumption and operation and maintenance costs, and strengthening the safety and performance of buildings. 

Speaking at the signing of the MoU, Mr. Samuel said that the collaboration with Envirofina is part of the joint efforts to enhance the global position of the UAE in renewable and green energy ventures. “This is achieved by making use of the cutting-edge technologies in the clean energy field which is a key pillar of sustainability pillars in the UAE.”

Mr. Samuel further noted that the partnership opens the path for huge potential in the areas of energy efficiency and reduction in carbon footprint, stressing that the collaboration with a regional leader in the clean energy area is a qualitative addition to Kingston’s client base that includes both government and private companies.

Mr. Gkekas said that cooperating with a leading local manufacturer like Kingston Holdings to deliver quality products as part of their tailored energy efficiency program is a notable step towards finding new ways to add value to customers.

The wide customer base of Kingston includes Dubai International Airport, Dubai Metro, Emaar Properties, Dubai Properties, Emirates airline, Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), and Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA), besides a strong presence in government projects in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, and India.

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