Phanes Group is an international solar energy developer, investment manager and asset manager strategically headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Established in 2012, Phanes Group has a growing portfolio of solar investments and developments that currently span five geographies globally, including Chile, Dominican Republic, the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom, and Sub-Saharan Africa. The group has a distinct focus on emerging markets, with a cumulative clean power contribution standing in excess of 70 megawatts, and a further 1 GW under development or at the planning stage. The firm’s management team brings substantial experience in capital markets, photovoltaic solar project development, risk management, and asset construction. The Group launched in 2016 a dedicated asset construction division as well as its first regional branch in South Africa – extending its in-house capabilities across the value chain. Another branch office in Nigeria is to be opened by the end of 2016. In addition, Phanes Group are developing off-grid solutions from solar to ensure communities across the country have equal access to a stable and clean power supply, phasing out expensive diesel powered generators.