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The need for energy independence has never been felt more acutely throughout the world. Translucent Energy brings the proven experience needed to overcome today’s energy challenges with clean, reliable solar modules and smart systems.


Translucent Energy, Inc. is a U.S.-based PV module manufacturer and smart infrastructure system integrator, serving commercial, industrial, NGO, and government clients as well as residential distributors. As a company, we are focused on making energy independence a reality by offering exceptional-quality solar modules and energy storage solutions at competitive prices and providing innovative on- and off-grid smart infrastructure solutions. Our product lines are backed by over 50 years of combined company experience in PV manufacturing; renewable energy product integration; project development; project finance; Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC); and Operation and Maintenance (O&M) contracting. 


By choosing Translucent Energy, you are gaining access to a wealth of real-world experience from a veteran team that has delivered projects along the entire solar-power value chain. Our accomplishments to date speak for themselves.

PV module

10 GW+

solar module factory
development projects

150 MW+



solar installed

1.3 GW+


smart infrastructure



Renewable Energy Experience and Expertise

Nour Mousa

Chief Executive Officer

With advanced degrees in industrial and production engineering, Nour brings worldwide experience in energy product manufacturing and development, with broad experience in finance, investments, strategic planning, outsourcing, technology transfer and property development. He co-founded Desert Technologies, an independent, fully integrated photovoltaic solar energy platform with a proven track record as a PV solar panel manufacturer, PV developer, and EPC and O&M contractor. He serves as the founding Board Chairman for Capton Energy, a joint venture between Desert Technologies and Siemens, and is also a Partner in Soho Properties, a leading real estate developer with over $600 million in projects under construction.

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Phillip Martin, MSPM

Chief Operations Officer

With advanced science degrees in project management and information technology, Phillip brings over thirty years’ experience in analytical systems operations, project management and organizational leadership. He is an expert in the development and delivery of seamless analytical “back office” support, and with experience on over a gigawatt worth of solar development projects, he brings the project management expertise required to ensure successful project delivery. Additionally, he is a former US Army Engineer having served as a Squad Leader, Platoon Sergeant, Drill Sergeant, and Operations Sergeant, and a graduate of the prestigious Sapper Leader course.

Mujadid Shah

Chief Strategy Officer

With degrees in business administration, finance and entrepreneurship, Mujadid brings over 20 years of experience in global business strategy, business planning, brand and product development, and marketing. As CEO and President of multiple companies operating in domestic and international markets, he has overseen manufacturing, product development and merchandising in a range of industries, including textiles, consumer products, and health and wellness – enterprises that have provided him with a strong base of knowledge in OEM, supply-chain management, financial management and sales distribution. 

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Omar Alshaer

Vice President, Business Development and Engineering

With advanced degrees in electronic engineering and mobile and satellite telecommunications, Omar brings 28 years of sales, account management, and commercial and technical experience across a wide swath of technologies in international markets, including cellular telecom; automotive (connected car) and health industry IOT-enabled solutions; and cloud-centered indoor location services. He is highly accomplished at managing internal stakeholders across sales, commercial, marketing, and services and support, as well as serving as the center point of communications for outside companies. He has a proven track record in defining service-level agreements and key performance indicators to ensure customer satisfaction and in working cooperatively with high-level government entities and regulators to ensure streamlined delivery of state-of-the-art solutions and services.

Augustus Rylands

Chief Investment Officer

Augustus joined Translucent Energy from Desert Technologies (DT), where he was Chief Investment Officer, working on the company’s utility scale photovoltaic IPP and EPC divisions, as well as incubating the EV charging and water desalination business lines.  Prior to DT, Augustus was Vice-President at the Arabian Gulf Fund, a GCC focused growth capital private equity fund. Augustus has also worked as a strategy consultant at the Boston Consulting Group in Milan, focusing on retail and banking sectors, and in the Private Equity group of the International Finance Corporation (World Bank Group) in Washington D.C., working on both company- and fund-level emerging market investments. Augustus received his MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

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