MASE wins Gold at Intersolar Middle East 2016

MASE wins Gold at Intersolar

MASE team reaps highest-category award at Intersolar Middle East 2016

Dubai, UAE – 19 September 2016: 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.


About Tareq Khalifeh, MASE Director of Operations

Tareq co-founded MASE in 2013 following a career in consulting and serves as the Company’s Director of Operations, responsible for its day-to-day management, operations and development.  Tareq has led the development of Jordan’s first major solar IPP to be connected to the national grid – the Arabia One 11.52 MWp solar PV plant currently operational in Ma’an.  At various levels, Tareq has been actively involved in the development of over 70 MWp of installed or underway solar developments.

Tareq holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Purdue University in the US and an MSc in Energy Trade and Finance from Cass University in London.


About the Solar Pioneers 2016 Award

MESIA’s mandate is to promote solar power across the Middle East. Achieving this goal involves working closely with the leaders in the solar power sector, both at the government and grass-roots level. To help nurture future generations of solar leaders, this year MESIA has partnered with Intersolar Middle East to put in place the 4th edition of the Solar Pioneers recognition Ceremony.

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.