Partner Companies

SECI Energia S.p.A.


SECI Energia is a shareholder in Desert Technologies, and has invested alongside DT in numerous development projects. Established in 2006, SECI Energia is a diversified energy holding company, directly investing capital to develop, design, build, own and operate power plants across a broad range of renewable and traditional technologies, including thermoelectric, solar photovoltaic, concentrated solar power, geothermal, hydroelectric, wind, biogas, biomass and heat recovery for energy production.

SECI Energia is part of the Maccaferri Group, one of the leading industrial conglomerates in Italy. The family owned Maccaferri Group was founded in 1879, and is active in the fields of Energy, Environmental Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Real Estate, Sugar, Tobacco and Biotech. The Group had a consolidated turnover of 1.2 billion euros in 2013 and employs 5,229 people worldwide.

The Maccaferri Group
in numbers

1.205 million euros

Employees worldwide


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SECI Energia Subsidiary Companies


Enerray S.p.A.


Enerray S.p.A. is DT’s joint-venture partner for EPC and O&M in the MENA region. Enerray was founded in 2007 and is wholly owned by SECI Energia.

Enerray is a leader in the design, development and management of medium and large scale photovoltaic plants. Enerray’s EPC and O&M services are based on extensive experience of more than 200 MWp of completed power plants and a continuously expanding international presence.

Enerray’s expertise together with the financial strength of the Maccaferri Industrial Group, with more than 130 years history and 57 production plants worldwide, make Enerray an exceptional partner both from a financial and a technical perspective.

  • Leading EPC and O&M Contractor for solar PV
  • Over 200MW of experience
  • Part of the Maccaferri Group
  • Joint Venture partner with DT for the MENA region

Soho Properties


Soho Properties Inc. is a leading commercial real estate investment firm and owner of office, multi-family and retail developments founded by Sharif El Gamal in 2003 in New York City. The Soho Properties team arranges and participates in real estate investments in office, residential, retail and hospitality markets in New York City, generating opportunities for its clients through the acquisition of both single assets as well as portfolios, and has executed over $1 billion of transactions in Manhattan since its inception. Their notable developments include the Park 51 residential tower, the Dream Hotel in Times Square South and the 31 West 27th Street office tower.

Soho Properties is a shareholder in Desert Technologies, and co-invests with DT in energy development projects.

  • Real Estate Developer and Investment Manager
  • Located in New York City and focusing on the island of Manhattan
  • Over 1 billion USD of projects successfully realized
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