Established in 2012, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, an independent entity of Abdul Latif Jameel, is a leading global renewable energy solutions developer, with expertise in solar and wind energy as well as desalination, water solutions and environmental services. In 2015, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy acquired Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global developer of large-scale solar power plants and now, an active industry player in the wind energy space. Through its ownership of FRV’s 4.8+ GW pipeline of projects, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy is today the largest GCC-based solar photovoltaics (PV) developer, and one of the leading solar PV developers in the world. With presence in 15 countries across 5 continents, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy has a geographical footprint that extends beyond the Middle East, North Africa and Turkey (MENAT) region, with a significant number of projects in Asia Pacific, Sub-Saharan Africa, India and the Americas, and a planned re-entry to Europe. Through FRV, the business has completed the financing and construction of over 780 MW(dc) of photovoltaic and CSP solar energy plants. Based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy brings a depth of knowledge, operational excellence, and strong financial capability to sustainable energy production, alternative resources management, energy efficiency and water solutions. It seeks to form strategic partnerships to develop opportunities in the areas of waste-to-energy, waste management, oil recovery and cleaning services; to collaborate with experts and organizations at the leading edge of industry and technology development; and support initiatives of progressive governments to deliver on the significant opportunities in power and water production and conservation that exist around the world. In doing so it strives to generate local employment opportunities and vocational training in the countries where it establishes operations, with the intent of building local capacity and a lasting legacy of capable energy sector expertise.
In 2016, Abdul Latif Jameel Energy further diversified its renewable energy portfolio, entering the wind power sector, through FRV, and established Almar Water Solutions 2017 – with specialist technical capabilities and expertise for water infrastructure development, including design, financing and operation – to develop integrated solutions for the water industry. By combining expertise and experience the issues of rising energy and water demand can be successfully addressed in a way that both reduces costs and increases availability of these essential resources. Abdul Latif Jameel Energy offers the capability to develop and deliver tailored real-world solutions and future developments through the thoughtful application of technology, experience and a highly qualified team.