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 Energy Services

Altaaqa Global Energy Services, a member of the global conglomerate Zahid Group, is a pioneering international energy services business providing cost-effective integrated power solutions to a diverse range of industry sectors, including mining, oil & gas, cement, manufacturing, process industries and utilities.

We act as an energy partner and offer our clients expert project consultancy and advisory services, flexible contractual and project financing arrangements, best-in-class power systems, unmatched energy efficiency, and reliable plant operation and service delivery. Our bespoke power solutions comprise a wide variety of power generation technologies, including reciprocating engines, gas turbines, renewables and hybrid systems, which can operate on a range of fuels, such as natural gas, HFO and diesel.

We are headquartered in Dubai, UAE and have regional offices in Johannesburg, Nairobi and São Paulo.

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 Group is a global service provider for planning, construction and maintenance of utility-scale solar power plants. Founded in 2009 and headquartered in Saarbrücken, Germany, the Group employs more than 100 employees and several hundred skilled workers at construction sites. As one of the largest European providers in the photovoltaic sector, Greencells Group has successfully participated in the construction or planning of PV power plants with a cumulative capacity of more than 2.1 GWp in over 25 countries. The Group has four regional offices to serve the growing global demand for solar and hybrid solutions. In 2018, Zahid Group acquired a 50% stake in the company.


SAFEER is a joint venture between Total Solar Distributed Generation and Altaaqa Alternative Solutions which delivers cost-effective, reliable solar energy solutions to commercial and industrial customers across the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Bahrein. The company specializes in the installation of photovoltaic systems on rooftops and carports, handling the entire project lifecycle from planning to construction to commissioning and maintenance. The joint venture leverages TOTAL´s access to the entire photovoltaic solar value chain and Altaaqa’s 16 years of leadership in implementing independent power and water generation solutions in the Kingdom.