Energy & Utilities

Energy & Utilities

Altaaqa Alternative Solutions

Established in 2004. Altaaqa Alternative Solutions is Saudi Arabia’s leading provider of total utility solutions, executing tailored and fully equipped projects for power, water and solar energy (including solar retail products) through several strategically located outlets across the Kingdom. With a fleet generating more than 1.5 gigawatts power capacity in operating assets, Altaaqa is the largest provider of temporary energy solutions in Saudi Arabia and the largest owner of Caterpillar rental generators in the world.

Altaaqa Global

Following the success of Altaaqa Alternative Solutions in Saudi Arabia, Zahid Group turned to international markets by establishing Altaaqa Global in 2012. Having entered into a Global Power Projects (GPP) agreement with Caterpillar, Altaaqa Global provides multi-megawatt power solutions around the world.

The company owns, mobilizes, installs and operates efficient Independent Power Plants (IPP) at customer sites, focusing on the emerging markets of Sub-Saharan Africa, Central Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, Latin America, South East Asia, the Middle East and North Africa. The company offers energy services equipment that operates with different types of fuel such as diesel, natural gas or dual-fuel. Altaaqa Global is positioned to rapidly deploy and provide temporary power plant solutions, delivering electricity whenever and wherever it may be demanded.

Operations & Maintenance Alternative Solutions (OMAS)

OMAS was established in 2015 to complement our energy provider, Altaaqa Alternative Solutions. The company specializes in the design, installation, operation and maintenance of mechanical and electrical systems as well as Balance of Plants “BoS” for mobile and small frame gas turbines. In addition, the company provides procurement services and consultancy (including energy audit) services for electrical and desalination facilities. We have recently partnered with GreenCells, a Global Developer and Solar EPC company based in Saarbrucken Germany, to further strengthen our position as a major regional player in the solar energy field.

Combined with its vast market knowledge and extensive industry experience, OMAS is fully equipped to mobilize teams of any size to any location in Saudi Arabia as well as many international markets, helping businesses focus on their core activities while delivering an unmatched level of service.


Greencells is a leading Global Solar PV & EPC solutions provider. Established in 2007 and Headquartered in Saaurbrucken Germany, Greencells develops, builds, operates and finances utility-scale solar projects. With a track record of more than 1.3 GW of capacity over more than 100 individual projects in 25 countries, Greencells is trusted by many key players in the solar industry, as a provider of individualized and customized solutions.

From its roots in central Europe, the company has built a substantial presence expanding beyond Europe into the U.S., Asia Pacific and the Middle East. Of note is the supply of the mounting system and construction services for the world’s largest solar power plant, the 1.2 GW Sweihan project in Abu Dhabi, currently under construction.