Dubai, United Arab Emirates: ENOC Group, the official integrated energy partner of Expo 2020 Dubai, the service station of the future with innovative design, received the coveted APEA award for best new shopping center 2021.
The APEA Awards are the only awards ceremony that recognizes the best of the best in the downstream fuels industry in the UK and beyond. The APEA Awards are judged by independent industry experts. A panel of 6 judges for each category is invited to participate based on their in-depth knowledge of the category or the industry in general.
The ENOC group unveiled earlier this year the service station of the future with an innovative design. The new concept gas station – a modern, sustainable and architecturally unique station – is located at the Expo 2020 site in Dubai and meets the logistical needs of the ongoing global event. It is the world’s first LEED Platinum certified gas station, a building certification recognized internationally by the US Green Building Council.
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO of ENOC Group, said: âIt is a great honor to be recognized by the prestigious APEA Award which recognizes the best in the downstream fuels industry. As a 100% owned national oil company, we are proud to represent the energy industry on a global scale with our participation in the world’s largest Expo 2020 Dubai show and this recognition reflects the efforts of our team. ‘ENOC to give life to the most innovative gas station. With the gas station of the future, our vision was to lead by example in the energy sector on how a gas station can be sustainable, using multiple energy sources.
The forecourt canopy design is inspired by the Ghaf, the native tree of the United Arab Emirates that resembles resilience and coexistence. For the canopy structure, carbon fiber was used for the first time, formed by leaf-shaped ETFE cushions, integrated with LED and transparent solar panels. The station has digital displays, orientation navigation system, interactive dispenser, wind turbine, EV charger, VRS, presence sensors and other innovative features . The gas station of the future is the world’s first gas station to harness the power of renewable energy, and it takes us into a new era for the future of fuel.
The gas station also includes several applications of advanced machine learning, artificial intelligence and data analysis technologies that play a role in the personalization of retail services and offerings for customers, queue management. waiting times and waiting times on the forecourt and improving the overall customer journey. Vehicle mapping surface lighting is deployed to mark the flow of traffic to direct vehicles to the refueling area, as well as station entrances and exits. Presence sensors and signals at refueling stations will also manage traffic, redirecting vehicles to empty spaces at dispensers. The digital signage in the station consists of 12 million LED chips to illuminate the digital displays on site. Other important features include electric vehicle chargers and advanced interactive multimedia dispensers.
About the ENOC Group:
ENOC Group (Emirates National Oil Company) is an integrated international oil and gas player operating across the energy sector value chain. As a wholly-owned entity owned by the Government of Dubai and integral to the success of the emirate, ENOC owns and operates assets in the areas of exploration and production, supply and development. operation, terminals, retailing of fuel, aviation fuel and petroleum products for commercial and industrial use. . The general business activities of the Group include automotive services, retail services and manufacturing of non-fuel food and catering products. Serving thousands of customers in more than 60 markets, the group employs a multinational workforce of more than 11,000 employees and deploys its world-class customer service, the latest innovations and technologies as well as best practices to promote social and economic development of the United Arab Emirates. ENOC is the official integrated energy partner of Expo 2020 Dubai.
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