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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.

 

 

MASE CSR Initiative Launched with Funding of Solar Installation

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MASE CSR initiative launches with the funding and implementation of a 5 kW rooftop solar PV system for a public school 

Amman, Jordan – July 2017: MASE is pleased to announce the launch of the MASE Advancing Solar CSR Initiative with the funding and implementation of a solar PV rooftop installation with a total capacity of 5 kW installed at the Gaza Secondary School for Girls in the city of Jerash, Jordan .  The solar installation, which was jointly funded by MASE and the IEEE’s Engineering Projects in Community Service Program (EPICS) will generate enough clean energy to offset a monthly average of 750 kWh to meet the school’s electricity requirements.

The solar facility is powered by polycrystalline solar PV modules and connected to the grid through high-efficiency micro-inverters.  The equipment is supported by a specialized aluminum support structure.  MASE’s Operations & Maintenance team will be managing the solar installation to ensure peak performance.

About the MASE Advancing Solar Initiative

The MASE Advancing Solar Initiative is a corporate social responsibility program aimed at advancing MASE’s corporate vision and sustainability values across communities in Jordan and abroad.  The Initiative aims to fund, support, develop and implement solar energy facilities within key impoverished communities, social gatherings and education establishments.  The Initiative also aims to spread awareness of solar energy and to provide opportunities for basic solar installation skill development, vocational training and technical coaching.

The MASE Advancing Solar Initiative is funded by the company’s own resources and executed by its team.

MASE Announces Retail Collaboration with CAB

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MASE teams up with Cairo Amman Bank to offer retail solar PV financing packages

Amman, Jordan – February 2017: MASE has teamed up with Cairo Amman Bank (CAB), a leading Jordanian bank, to offer turn-key solar PV packages at a financing rate of zero percent. The product is available to households, businesses and SMEs with immediate access.

While CAB will be responsible for managing and vetting applications and issuing the clean-tech loans, MASE, as the nominated DBOM contractor, will be providing its award-winning solar PV solutions using cutting-edge technology and industry-leading resources.  MASE’s O&M team will ensure the long-term productivity of the installations.

About MASE’s Retail Operations

MASE offers households and businesses award-winning turn-key clean energy solutions including solar and wind energy. MASE helps its clients reduce their dependence on traditional electricity sources through sustainable and predictable renewable energies.  A flagship in MASE’s retail portfolio is a 600+ kWp Solar PV Rooftop Project implemented in its totality by MASE under a turnkey EPC and O&M contract.  The project was funded by Jordan’s Ministry of Energy & Mineral Resources’ Jordan Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF) and USAID for installations on 400+ households at multi-locations in Jordan.  MASE’s retail operations were awarded MESIA’s 2015 Rooftop Project of the Year and have been shortlisted for the Intersolar 2016 Outstanding Project of the Year.

About CAB

The Cairo Amman Bank is a full-service bank in Jordan and Palestine, with head office in Amman. The head office for the Palestinian territories is in Ramallah. The bank operates about 84 branches and offices in Jordan and 21 in the Palestinian territories. CAB currently ranks sixth in Jordan and third in the Palestinian territories based on assets. It is also ranked third in the Palestinian territories based on the number of branches it has.

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