Founders

Founders

A unique partnership of 3 companies, delivering energy from the fuel molecule to the efficient operation of power plants.

The Power Invest team has over 50 years of collective experience in project development and implementation. We have group offices in Australia, South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, and the Netherlands.

Our focus is on delivering fast, innovative power solutions to developing and new world countries.

Power Invest comprises Xaris Developments, CJM Management Consultancy, and Thomassen Group. We have pooled our experience and relationships in the power and gas industries to offer unparalleled access to our clients to the best fuel, designs, equipment, EPCs and operators, underpinned by robust, optimally-structured finance.

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Xaris was founded in 2010. It created a specialist arm for power project development, facilitating the structuring, development and management of fixed asset infrastructure with a strong focus on sustainable power solutions for emerging and changing markets. This focus is realised through long-term project financed power projects and equity/balance sheet financed emergency power solutions. 
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The Xaris in-house capacity comprises engineers, project managers, and financial and tax experts – a full service-development team. We have a deep understanding and knowledge of the components essential to bankable projects and have developed proprietary Tool sets which we apply to ensure project success.
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Thomassen International was established in September 1998. The group now includes companies in the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Nigeria.
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Thomassen is an operations and maintenance (O&M) specialist, with a focus on after-sales services for gas turbine generator units and related BOP equipment. We provide a full-scope O&M service, from the manufacturing and provision of spares, to the development and implementation of maintenance plans that cater for planned and mitigate against un-planned maintenance.
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We also train accredited operations staff to maximize reliability and availability of power stations to provide continuous power to the distribution network.
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Xaris was founded in 2010. It created a specialist arm for power project development, facilitating the structuring, development and management of fixed asset infrastructure with a strong focus on sustainable power solutions for emerging and changing markets. This focus is realised through long-term project financed power projects and equity/balance sheet financed emergency power solutions.

The Xaris in-house capacities comprise engineers, project managers, and financial and tax experts – a full service-development team. We have a deep understanding and knowledge of the components essential to bankable projects and have developed proprietary Tool sets which we apply to ensure project success.

Thomassen Holding Limited was established in September 1998. The group now includes companies in the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Oman, Australia and Nigeria.

Thomassen invests in power plants and is an operations and maintenance (O&M) specialist. Thomassen has been responsible for the O&M of gas turbine based power plants in excess of 1500 MW in the Middle East and Africa since the year 2000. We provide a full-scope O&M service, from the manufacturing and provision of spares, to the development and implementation of maintenance plans that cater for planned and mitigate against un-planned maintenance.

We also train accredited operations staff to maximize reliability and availability of power stations to provide reliable power to the distribution network.

CJM Management Consultancy is an United Arab Emirates-based company situated in Dubai. CJM brings 25+ years of knowledge and a powerhouse of cutting-edge business solutions to play in answering real business challenges through innovative thinking and deep industry knowledge in the Energy and Power Sector.

We serve across borders - ranging from Africa, Middle East and Asia with a diverse business portfolio of power production and conventional fuel including Gas-to-Power Solutions, Fast Power Solutions, Diesel, Gas, Coal and new developments including Solar, Wind and Hydro.

CJM has power project expertise from cradle to grave, we ensure the right projects are selected and developed, get them to financial close, and operate them for maximum value.