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Mauritius: 4 billion rupees invested in a project to cool the buildings in Port-Louis with sea water

The Sotravic company wants to equip the buildings in Port-Louis of air conditioning provided with sea water and is ready to invest some 4 billion rupees * for the realisation of this ambitious project.
The latter who got the endorsement of the Government of Mauritius will feed distribution network closed cooling system of buildings in Port-Louis through waters pumped at low temperature close to zero degrees and located 1,000 meters deep off the coast of the Mauritian capital.
A pumping station as well as a production unit developing 44 megawatts will be built, as reported by the Le Défi Quotidien newspaper.
As a reminder, water will then be drawn and extended to a freshwater system via a station in the area that will reintroduce to 6 degree water in the distribution system of cooling buildings in Port-Louis.
The Sotravic Company thus wants reduce of 42,000 tons of CO2 emissions per year and decrease the fossil fuel import bills of approximately 200 million rupees in Mauritius.
This project was initiated under the auspices of the Board of Investment and Maurice île Durable (MID).  

Fabrice François

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