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MASE Kicks Off 2020 with Offsite in Thessaloniki

MASE Kicks Off 2020 in Thessaloniki

MASE kicks off 2020 with an offsite annual assembly in the coastal town of Thessaloniki, Greece

  • Team looks back at 2019, appraises accomplishments and lessons learnt 
  • Agrees on strategy and targets for 2020 and beyond
  • Commemorates successful collaboration with international O&M partners

Thessaloniki, Greece – February 2020: MASE, the leading regional solar operations and maintenance firm with over 100 MW of assets under management , has kicked off the year 2020 with an offsite team retreat to Thessaloniki, a coastal port town in Greece.  The gathering encompassed the company’s 2020 Kick Off Assembly, a high-level annual event during which core members of the MASE team discuss accomplishments, compare targets, assess shortcomings and agree on the strategy for the year ahead.

This year’s version of the Kick Off Assembly also included a commemorative event with Alectris, a MASE O&M partner company based out of Thessaloniki and operating globally.  The successful collaboration between MASE and Alectris started in 2015 when the two companies signed an innovative technical services agreement targeting utility-scale solar O&M.  Ever since, MASE and Alectris have both achieved leadership status in their own right and the companies look forward to continued successful collaboration during the years ahead.

In 2019, MASE realized a number of key achievements including adding over 70 MW of solar O&M capacity under management, established operations in the UAE and earned a number of industry awards.  During 2019, the MASE team grew by adding 13 team members.

“We’re extremely proud of what we’ve achieved at MASE in 2019 and it was great to be able celebrate this with the team in Thessaloniki, a scenic gem!” said Tareq Khalifeh, MASE’s Managing Director

As for the strategy for the period ahead, MASE will continue its dedication towards long-term solar performance.  The Company will focus efforts on growing solar O&M capacity under management in Jordan and regionally and will continue to accelerate workforce capabilities and operational advancement.

 

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MASE Team Completes Comprehensive PMP Course

PMP Course Graduation

Four MASE team members complete a comprehensive 2-week PMP preparatory course

Amman, Jordan – August 2018: Four principal members of the MASE team have completed an intensive two week Project Management Professional (PMP) preparatory course.  The four team members intend to obtain PMP certification during the course of the next few months.  The course, which comprised over 45 hours of intensive knowledge building, material review and scenario analysis concluded with a formal graduation ceremony held at MASE’s offices in Amman.

“The PMP certification has become an industry standard and an important career milestone for engineers and project managers working within the field of solar energy.  Our employees are our most valued asset and we have always believed in supporting their development as individuals and as members of our growing team.  We place an importance on capacity building and career development and are always pleased to be able to support and nurture the ambitions of our colleagues.  This PMP course has prepared four of our principal team members for formal PMP certification, setting the stage for continued skill development and career growth.  Congratulations to each of my colleagues for completing this intensive course and I wish them the best of luck for formal certification” said Tareq Khalifeh, MASE’s Director of Operations.

MASE Participates in EPICS Energy Efficiency Training

MASE EPICS Training

MASE provides energy efficiency and NEEAP training to university students as part of EPICS in collaboration with IEEE

Amman, Jordan – April 2017: MASE’s Sonia Al Zoghoul (Project Coordinator) has participated in the Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS) program administered in collaboration with the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE Jordan chapter) providing training on energy efficiency and national energy efficiency plans to a group of university students.

The program, which also sees the involvement of IndyAct, the Regional Center for Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency (RCREEE) and the Arab Program for Sustainable Energy Youth (APSEY) is aimed at educating and engaging the youth in the ever-growing regional sustainable energy sector.

About the EPICS training program

The training program focuses on topics such as the national energy and energy efficiency action plans and topics surrounding energy efficiency in the Middle East region.