Altaaqa Global Cat Rental Power, a global provider of temporary power solutions, recently opened a branch in Johannesburg to cater to the Southern Africa region, including the Republic of South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

The region is known for its oil and gas, industrial manufacturing, and mineral and coal mining industries.

“Altaaqa Global and its sister company in Saudi Arabia have a total combined fleet of 1,400 MW rental power plant generation readily available to serve the Southern Africa region,” said Peter den Boogert, general manager of Altaaqa Global.

Altaaqa Global will offer a flexible operational mode that can switch from island to grid mode within seconds, the company said. Its energy rental package allows its power plants to hook directly to the grid without the need for a substation.

“Southern Africa has a promising economic outlook within the energy, engineering, production, oil and gas and mining sectors, and we are delighted to open our new office in Africa to provide our wide range of highly innovative interim power plants,” said Majid Zahid, strategic accounts director of Altaaqa Global.