Israel’s BladeRanger and Bahrain’s Alpha Solar team up for advanced solar cleaning technology
TDT | Manama
The Daily Tribune – www.newsofbahrain.com
Reported by Julia Cassano
BladeRanger, an Israeli-based AI and robotics solar panel maintenance company, and Alpha Solar, one of Bahrain's leading energy providers, has entered into a strategic deal to help customers maximise solar power generation using advanced cleaning and inspection technology.
The partnership aims at assisting solar site owners in the Gulf Cooperation Council region through autonomous robotic cleaning and inspection of the panels as well monitoring and analysing cloud.
The deal was announced during the closing session of the Connect2Innovate conference, a first-if-its-kind conference organised by Start-Up Nation Central, Ministry of Industry and Commerce of Bahrain, and Bahrain Economic Development Board.
The three-day conference which opened on Monday and concluded on Wednesday had the participation of more than 500 Bahraini, Emirati and Israeli business leaders. Alpha Solar said it customers can access BladeRanger’s cleaning systems that employs sophisticated PLECO robot.
“This allows customers obtain practical insights into their solar plants and increase energy harvest and profitability through DeepSolar,” the company said. Meanwhile, Oded Fruchtman, CEO of BladeRanger said that their vision is simple: “Every ray matters.”
He emphasised that Alpha Solar’s “great positioning” in the GCC market can help Blade enter the region in a smooth and fast manner, whilst providing first level support to mutual customers. He also expressed gratitude to Start-Up Nation Central, Bahrain’s Ministry of Industry & Commerce, and the Bahrain EDB for their mutual Connect2Innovate initiative, and assistance in developing this project.
In his comments, Ali Halwachi, the CEO of Alpha Solar stressed that BladeRanger’s “unique technology and O&M platform will help boost energy production in our region, while improving cutting-edge, actionable data insights from across each solar site.” “We are excited to commence this partnership, making another step in our journey to renewable energy independence.”