MASE Receives Fastest Growing O&M Award 2019

IFM O&M Award 2019

MASE has received IFM’s ‘Fastest Growing O&M Service Provider’ award 2019

  • MASE fastest growing O&M in the Middle East
  • MASE’s O&M assets under management grew by 60 MW in 2019

London, UK – June 2019: MASE has been recognized by International Finance Magazine (IFM), a leading industry publication, as the region’s fastest growing solar operations and maintenance service provider for the year 2019.  MASE grew its utility-scale solar O&M assets under management by over 60 MWp this year alone.

The award, announced by IFM on May 30 2019, is categorized under the publication’s utility and energy classification which covers 15 segments this year and features companies from across the Middle East, North Africa and Asia regions.  MASE is the sole Jordanian company to receive an award by IFM this year while companies operating within the utility and energy sectors from the UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Malaysia, China and Thailand also emerged as winners under various other categories.



About the MASE O&M Value Proposition

MASE’s operations and maintenance value proposition is trusted by leading solar developers, lenders and governments to provide turn-key preventive, corrective and conditional operations and maintenance services as well as comprehensive asset management solutions in line with industry best practices. MASE’s assets under management exceed 100 MWp of operational solar PV projects comprising a diverse portfolio of distributed, commercial and utility facilities.

About IFM Awards

Since 2013 International Finance Awards recognizes industry talent, leadership skills, industry net worth and capability on an international platform.  After careful consideration of nominations by a qualified research team, winners are declared on the strength of their application and past accomplishments. These winners are felicitated at a glittering awards gala, held at a premium five-star venue in a major business hub.

MASE Awarded O&M Contract for 66.69 MWp Solar PV Project


MASE to operate and maintain one of region’s largest solar plants 

Amman, Jordan – 18 September 2017:  MASE, a regional solar O&M and Asset Management firm, has signed the contract for the turn-key operations and maintenance of the Al Safawi Solar PV Plant with an installed capacity of 66.69 MWp.  The project, which has recently achieved financial close, is developed by a consortium consisting of Arabia Trading & Consulting (ATC), a leading Jordanian solar developer, and Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global utility-scale solar developer.  The project is financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO).

With an installed capacity of 66.69 MWp, the Al Safawi Solar PV Plant will be constructed in Safawi, a region north of Jordan.  The facility will incorporate single-axis tracking technology and more than 200,000 monocrystalline photovoltaic panels.  In addition to its existing bankable operations and maintenance framework, MASE intends to utilize the most progressive technology to perform its activities, including cutting-edge cleaning robots and drone-supported diagnostic equipment.

Tareq Khalifeh, MASE’s Director of Operations, said: “Because of its location and complexity, the addition of the Al Safawi Solar PV Plant capacity to our asset portfolio will greatly enhance the operational diversity of our operations and maintenance activities.  We are also proud to have been vetted and approved by top-rated developers and leading financial institutions such as EBRD and FMO, serving as testament to the bankability and competitiveness of our solar O&M value proposition.  The MASE team is looking forward to operating the Al Safawi Solar PV Plant and working with the local community in Safawi and the surrounding region to enhance the social impact of our forthcoming activities through a tailored training and employment program as part of our MASE Advancing Solar CSR Initiative launched earlier this year.  We also thank the project sponsors for the trust they have placed in our capabilities and their commitment towards involving local companies in the development of Jordan’s solar energy sector.”

With the addition of the Al Safawi Solar PV Plant capacity, MASE’s utility-scale solar assets under management will exceed 80 MWp of project-financed installed capacity.

About MASE

MASE was established by the Arabia Group of Companies, to lead clean energy development in Jordan and the MENA+GCC region.  Specializing in turnkey operation, maintenance and management of retail and utility-scale solar facilities, MASE is an award-winning solar O&M and Asset Management firm.  In total the firm has a portfolio of over 80 MWp of installed or projected plants under asset care.  MASE’s activities have received several awards and recognitions from the Middle East Solar Industries Association (MESIA) and the Intersolar Middle East seminar.

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Venture Magazine: MASE Wins Gold at Intersolar Middle East 2016

MASE Solar Pioneers 2016 on Venture

MASE award covered by leading Jordanian business magazine

Post originally published by Venture

Amman, Jordan – 20 September 2016: Modern Arabia for Solar Energy (MASE)’s Director of Operations, Tareq Khalifeh, has won the Middle East Solar Industry Association’s (MESIA) Solar Pioneers 2016 Gold Award presented at Intersolar Middle East 2016 Global Solar Leaders’ Summit Opening Ceremony.

The Solar Pioneers awards (bronze, silver and gold) are presented to three young solar leaders and innovators drawn from across the Middle East, prudently selected by a jury comprising of seasoned solar industry professionals, academics and representatives from the public sector including DEWA and the UAE Ministry of Energy. Solar Pioneers are recognized for their proven track record and for demonstrating impact in leading the growth of solar across the MENA region and exemplifying the qualities of innovation, long term vision and leadership.

A Jordanian, Tareq is the only Arab recognized as a Solar Pioneer at the Intersolar Middle East 2016 event. Tareq reaped the Gold award.

MASE Finalist for Intersolar Award 2016

MASE Intersolar Award 2016

MASE, a Jordan-based regional clean energy developer, installer and O&M provider, has been selected as a finalist for the Intersolar Award 2016 “Outstanding Solar Project” category. The selection by the world’s leading solar event marks global recognition of MASE’s positioning as one of the MENA and GCC region’s most innovative solar installers and project developers.

MASE will present its service offering at Intersolar 2016 in Munich and a panel of judges will announce the winners at the Intersolar 2016 event itself. For the award, MASE competes with twelve other international companies from countries including United States, India, Switzerland, Germany and France. According to Intersolar, the “Outstanding Solar Projects” category is a new category for 2016 which pays tribute to applications that set a particularly inspiring example in driving the global energy transformation forward.  Projects may involve industrial commercial or residential use of solar energy.

“MASE’s recognition by Intersolar marks the introduction of the company and the MASE team to the global solar market.  MASE is competing with the world’s leading solar companies and to be selected as a finalist for the Intersolar Award is a spectacular achievement in itself.  We are ready for the challenge and are proud of this accomplishment” said Tareq Khalifeh, Director of Operations at MASE.


About the Intersolar Award

The Intersolar AWARD is presented by the organizers of Intersolar. Products, projects, services or solutions may be submitted by exhibitors from all international Intersolar and ees exhibitions taking place in 2016. Refinements of products and services previously presented at the exhibition are also accepted. As of this year, owners of solar projects are also invited to take part in the award in the Outstanding Solar Projects category. Projects must be fully completed and no older than two years at the time the application for the Intersolar AWARD is submitted.

MASE Honored with MESIA Award


MESIA Award Ceremony - MASEMASE, a Jordan-based regional clean energy developer, installer and O&M provider, won the Middle East Solar Industry Association’s (MESIA) award for 2015 “Rooftop Solar Project” for a multi-household multi-location project comprising rooftop solar PV installations on 400 low-income households across Jordan with a total capacity of 600kWp.

The “Rooftop Solar Project” category was awarded Thursday 10 December 2015 at the MESIA Solar Awards 2015 in Dubai, UAE. The annual event is organized by MESIA to recognize and celebrate exceptional talent and achievements in the MENA solar market.

The Rooftop Solar Project, which is being implemented in its totality by MASE under a turnkey EPC and O&M contract with Jordan’s Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources’ Jordan Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF) and Mercy Corps and represents the implementation of an innovative private public partnership model to introduce clean energy solutions on a mass scale, delivering immediate impact.

Crowning MASE’s community-based solar projects portfolio, the Rooftop Solar Project represents a milestone achievement for all stakeholders and serves as a scalable model for governments, communities and businesses everywhere. The Rooftop Solar Project immediately and directly impacts over 400 low-income families across Jordan by providing them with a clean, sustainable and free source of energy. The upfront cost of the solar PV systems has been partially subsidized by a grant from JREEEF and Mercy Corps, with the balance repaid by the beneficiaries through a soft loan. The Rooftop Solar Project will serve as a scalable prototype to Jordanian policy makers in their efforts to minimize the impact of energy subsidies on Jordan’s annual budget via clean energy initiatives. It will also serve as a unique model to solar service providers and contractors of engineering and construction standardization for bulk, logistically challenging rooftop solar applications.

“This milestone project is a living example of the comprehensive impact that clean energy can have on families, communities, and economies. This was a life-changing experience for all of us at MASE and the joy of knowing that each hour spent on this project will directly impact the livelihood of families across Jordan is incalculable” said Tareq Khalifeh, Director of Operations at MASE.