A new era of on-demand clean energy is to launch in the UAE, bringing renewable power to where it is needed through a new joint venture, HYPR. The new venture is formed by the leading on-demand refuelling and vehicle services company, CAFU, the largest regional distributed solar energy company, SirajPower, and climate impact investor, Creek.
CAFU is one of the world’s leading global fuel delivery and vehicle services platforms. Since its launch in Dubai in 2018, CAFU has continued to drive innovation, champion convenience, and give back to their customers the most precious commodity of all – time.
The creek is a Dubai-based climate impact investor. We invest in sustainable, decentralized infrastructure to help individuals, companies, and communities maximize savings and reduce their carbon footprint.
Through the venture, HYPR will launch its on-demand energy systems using innovative battery storage across the UAE. This innovation will mark the first-of-its-kind solution in the region using transportable lithium-ion batteries providing customers with a reliable and cost-effective alternative to diesel generators.
HYPR will bring together a range of key strengths from each organization involved in the partnership. The battery storage systems used by HYPR will be developed by SirajPower, a Creek portfolio company with over 200 solar sites across the UAE. The new company will also benefit from CAFU’s on-demand customer-centric approach combined with its unique routing capabilities and operational expertise in optimizing B2B deliveries, to develop an efficient and seamless customer experience. HYPR will use its own balance sheet to invest in the battery modules so customers can be offered a pay-as-you-go model with no up-front capital requirements.
This venture marks another step forward in providing renewable energy solutions as an alternative to polluting diesel generators. With the UAE hosting COP28 in 2023 and demonstrating its leadership globally in reducing carbon emissions, investing in and developing measures to tackle the effects of climate change through the UAE’s National Climate Plan, this joint venture will contribute to this important agenda by offering a more sustainable energy source.
Rashid Al-Ghurair, Founder & CEO of CAFU said, “As a responsible business, contributing towards a sustainable world is very important to us, and we are committed to developing and supporting disruptive solutions that will help mitigate the impact on our environment. Bringing together CAFU, SirajPower, and Creek, this venture will bring a new innovative on-demand solution to the market that provides a green and sustainable energy source, thereby committing to meaningful action to help enable a carbon-neutral future. In our endeavours to become a fuel agnostic company, it is collaborations such as HYPR that will accelerate sustainable future to become a reality today.”
Mohammed Abdulghaffar Hussain, Chairman of Creek and Co-Founder of SirajPower said, “This joint platform will help improve and address some of the recurring challenges experienced by businesses in the construction and industrial sectors when the connection to the grid is not a viable option. SirajPower’s successful Solar-as-a-Service model for decentralized solar projects will be adapted to Hypr’s On-demand Solar Energy Systems. Through the partnership, we are introducing a fully financed energy storage solution using mobile systems to help customers generate savings and reduce their carbon footprint. As an end-to-end solar service provider, we want to support the business through their transition to clean energy.”