Clean Energy Authority
Envision Solar, which builds high-quality and architecturally stunning solar canopies, is expanding into the Middle East.
The California company is partnering with Aconfort, a member of Al Habtoor Enterprises, to market its solar canopies in the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Spain.
“I have lived and worked in the Middle East,” said Desmond Wheatley, Envision president and CEO. “I have known for a long time that the product we’re developing here is ideal for that region of the world.”
The oil-rich countries of the Middle East are looking for investments that will carry them through the post-petrol era, Wheatley said. And renewable energy is one of those investments. Solar energy especially makes sense because there is abundant sunshine in the region.