Muscat. 4th November:
Mazoon Dairy Company signed on Wednesday, 4th November, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nafath Renewable Energy Company aiming to develop solar energy system that provides cooling units inside Mazoon trucks with renewable energy and reduces the amount of diesel fuel consumption during sales and distribution operations.
The memorandum, which is the first of its kind in the Sultanate, was signed by Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Ghafri, Chief Support Officer, on behalf of Mazoon Dairy Company, and by Eng. Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Saidi, CEO of Naftah Renewable Energy.
Al Ghafri stated “This initiative is one of the success stories to be told with pride. Such initiatives allow small and medium-sized companies to expand and develop, in addition to building a strong technical reputation in the market”, stressing that Mazoon Dairy is the leading dairy company in the Sultanate.
“Such initiatives that are concerned with research and development with local small and medium companies will be always at the forefront of the company’s priorities and commitments” he asserted.
Abdulaziz bin Abdul Ghani Al Zadjali, Logistics Director at Mazoon Dairy Company, said that this, explained that this system will improve fuel efficiency in Mazoon’s fleet and increase lifespan and efficiency of the cooling units as well as the vehicle’s engine, referring that cooperation with Nafeth Renewable Energy Company, will enable us to study and constantly improve the system’s efficiency and reliability. He added that the number of trucks that will benefit from this technology is about (170) trucks.
Mazin bin Hilal Al Saadi, HSSE Manager at Mazoon Dairy Company, explained that this project is part of the company’s campaign to reduce environmental impact by developing renewable, innovative, reliable and sustainable technologies. He explained that this technology will reduce carbon dioxide emissions. “We expect fuel consumption to be reduced by 20-30%” he said, adding that this project is one of the results of circular economy initiatives, as Mazoon Dairy is the first company to adopt this approach and has formed a specialized team to achieve these goals.