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MASE Signs O&M Contract for MOE Solar Plants

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MASE inks O&M Contract for Ministry of Education’s two utility-scale solar PV plants

  • Contract awarded based on competitive bidding process
  • MASE will carry out turnkey O&M services for the two brownfield plants

Amman, Jordan – October 2019: MASE has signed a contract with Jordan’s Ministry of Education (MOE) to operate, maintain and manage the Ministry’s two utility-scale solar PV plants located in Ma’an and Mafraq, each with an installed capacity of 1,000 kW (1 MW).  The plants were developed by the Royal Hashemite Court (RHC) on behalf of the MOE in 2016 and their output is utilized to offset the electricity consumption for a number of schools and MOE offices across Jordan.

The contract was awarded to MASE on the basis of a competitive public tendering process managed by the MOE. As part of the tender evaluation, MASE received the highest technical marks and submitted the most competitive commercial proposal.

MASE’s Commercial O&M Team has been entrusted with managing the plants and will carry out a turnkey scope comprising performance engineering, preventive, corrective and conditional maintenance, in addition to emergency response and corrective maintenance.

 

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About MASE’s O&M Value Proposition

MASE operates, maintains and manages commercial and utility-scale solar PV plants with a combined capacity exceeding 100 MWp of operating assets under management.  Our dedication is to long-term performance and our award-winning operations and maintenance value proposition comprises a turn-key scope covering preventive and corrective maintenance, performance engineering and rehabilitation.

In June 2019, we received the ‘Fastest Growing O&M Service Provider’ award for the MENA region from International Finance Magazine, a leading UK-based industry publication.

MASE Awarded Solar & EE Project for 34 Public Schools

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MASE awarded project to construct, operate and maintain rooftop solar plants and energy efficiency on 34 public schools

Amman, Jordan – August 2018: A joint venture consisting of MASE and Khalifeh International Contracting (KIC), an Arabia Group company and associate firm, has been awarded a contract to engineer, procure, construct, operate and maintain rooftop solar PV plants, air conditioning units and energy-efficient LED lighting on 34 public schools located across Jordan. The contract also comprises general maintenance and rehabilitation works on the schools. The contract has been awarded as a result of a public bidding process in which the MASE+KIC JV achieved the highest cumulative marks during evaluation. The project will be implemented for the Princess Alia Foundation (PAF) with consultation from the National Energy Research Center / Royal Scientific Society (NERC/RSSand logistical coordination with the Ministry of Education (MoE).

The Project comprises the design, engineering, procurement, construction, operations and maintenance of rooftop solar PV systems with a cumulative capacity of up to 0.8 MWp.  Upon commissioning, MASE will operate, maintain and manage the assets and will guarantee their performance.  In addition to the solar PV systems, the MASE+KIC JV will design, procure and install air conditioning units and replace the existing lighting with energy-efficient LED lamps on all 34 schools.  The JV will also perform general maintenance and rehabilitation works on the schools – this will include replacing damaged fixtures, windows and insulation.

Works on the Project have commenced and are expected to be completed in under six months.

About the MASE+KIC JV

MASE is an award-winning solar energy integrator, operator and asset manager with over 100 MWp of operating or underway solar assets under care.  KIC is the construction arm of Arabia Group and is classified as a first grade civil and electro-mechanical contractor in Jordan.

About PAF

The Princess Alia Foundation (PAF) was founded by H.R.H. Princess Alia Al Hussein and is a registered non profit, non governmental organization, under the Ministry of Social Development in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Its aim is to promote compassion and respect for all Creation, using a holistic approach and bringing all stakeholders together to work as a united front.

About NERC/RSS

The National Energy Research Center (NERC) is one of the specialized technical centers of the Royal Scientific Society (RSS). It was established for the purposes of research, development and training in the fields of new and renewable energy and raising the standards of energy use in the different sectors.