United Arab Emirates - Dalkia awarded global energy and technical management contract of Abu Dhabi flagship airports

16 july 2013
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Dalkia, through its subsidiary MAF Dalkia, secured a new contract with aviation giant Abu Dhabi Airports Company PJSC (ADAC) to provide a full range of energy and technical services across three of their airports and a city terminal in the United Arab Emirates.

Over the three year period of the contract, MAF Dalkia will provide energy saving strategies, project management, technical services including specialized security systems across ADAC's award winning, flagship development: Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi International Airport City Check-in and Al Ain International Airport - the largest of which is 2012'Best Airport in the Middle East', Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH).

With a dedicated team of 300 employees, MAF Dalkia's scope of work for ADAC will include: energy management and conservation, development, implementation and updates of Standard

Operations Procedures; full technical services covering mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services and specialised airports operation systems.


"MAF Dalkia is pleased to join forces with ADAC, the leading aviation company in the UAE, to offer its premium range of specialised services across these award winning airports. We look forward to building on their existing success, by offering the highest level of Management and Hard Services, while also instigating Energy Management and Conservations Plans across all sites, bringing an international standard to these world-class developments."

Alexandre Mussallam
CEO of MAF Dalkia


"ADAC welcomes MAF Dalkia as a new partner for the Capital's airports and it is confident that its expertise in managing complex and large-scale developments will further support the company's drive to operate its airports and facilities to the highest of international standards, and provide a unique travel experience."

Ahmad Al Haddabi
Chief Operations Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports Company


Dalkia's strategy in Building Energy Services market, illustrated by the implementation of the DESC - Dalkia Energy Savings Center - is focused on generating significant and sustainable energy savings. From demand side management to the optimization of energy supply, including management, operation and maintenance, Dalkia activates all levers on the energy chain to reduce the energy footprint of complex buildings.

This contract demonstrates the pertinence of this strategy and further establishes Dalkia as a key actor in energy and technical services in Abu Dhabi and the Middle East. Dalkia is already in charge of building and operating a new district cooling system for the Saadyat Island new development zone which will host museums such as Le Louvre, Guggenheim and Zayed and large hotels resorts.


MAF Dalkia

MAF Dalkia was established in 2002 as a joint venture between Majid Al Futtaim Ventures and Dalkia, a European leader in energy services. It is a recognised leader in energy and multi-technical services in the Middle East.



A subsidiary of Veolia Environnement and Electricité de France (EDF), Dalkia, a global leader in energy services provides innovative solutions to support the sustainable growth of cities and businesses. In an era of climate change, volatile energy prices and scarce resources, Dalkia offers customers its expertise in developing, constructing and operating greener and more economical energy systems. With almost 50,000 employees in 35 countries, Dalkia reported managed revenue of €8.9 billion in 2012.

Dalkia website



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