By Green Tech Lead Team : Petra
Solar and Enviromena Power Systems announced their agreement to develop solar
and smart grid projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Combining Petra Solar’s smart energy
technology with Enviromena’s expertise in development of renewable energy
projects in MENA will advance the growth of solar and smart grid in the region.
With this partnership Petra Solar is
looking forward to expanding its business internationally and developing the
solar and smart grid market in the Middle East. This strategic partnership will
advance sustainability and grid reliability in the MENA region.
“The increasing demand for solar energy and
grid reliability provides a tremendous opportunity for Petra Solar throughout
the Middle East and the world. Collaborating with Enviromena, the leading
developer of solar projects in the Middle East and North Africa, will
facilitate the international expansion of our products and business development
in the region,” said Shihab
Kuran, president and CEO of Petra Solar.
Petra Solar’s approach is paired solar with
smart grid technology to generate clean, safe renewable energy while making the
electric infrastructure more stable, efficient and energy independent. The
platform is scalable to future smart grid applications, including energy
efficiency, energy conservation and smart microgrids. This approach builds
large scale solar in a reliable fashion that avoids future costs of rebuilding
“Petra Solar’s unique technology
greatly expands our portfolio of photovoltaic solutions available to the MENA
region. We see a large market here for distributed solar applications,
particularly where smart grid initiatives are taking place,” said Sami
Khoreibi, CEO of Enviromena.
Petra Solar recently announced the
acquisition of EnergyFlow Consulting in Jordan, a full service consulting firm
that provides local, cost-effective specialized software and hardware,
professional consulting, engineering, high-tech field services, and training to
energy producers and consumers.