Kingdom of Energy Podcast (Episode 3)

Water Scarcity and Desalination in the GCC

In this episode, Dr. Nourah Mansouri, Senior Research Associate in the Energy Transitions and Electric Power program, provides some insight on water management and water scarcity in the region.

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Evaluation of Public Investment Projects

Evaluation of Public Investment Projects

The Kingdom has begun to diversify its economy, changing its resource use and creating new development opportunities. This initiative assesses the opportunity costs of Saudi energy resources to…

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Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

This initiative aims to advance the understanding of passenger transport energy demand using a network analysis of future passenger transport activity, starting from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. It also…

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  • 2 رؤية على الأحداث
  • 1 Methodology paper
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Regional Energy Markets

Regional Energy Markets

This initiative analyzes energy market integration among Gulf Cooperation Council countries, the implications of China’s changing energy demand, energy policies and security strategies for Saudi Arabia. It also…

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Climate Change Policies and Governance

Climate Change Policies and Governance

This initiative will investigate emissions-reduction policies to provide options to Saudi policymakers as they implement the Paris Agreement and prepare to negotiate the new nationally determined contributions. It…

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Future of Global Oil Markets

Future of Global Oil Markets

This initiative investigates what role oil can play in an environmentally sustainable future energy and feedstock mix. It also considers the extent to which the Kingdom needs to…

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  • 1 Discussion paper
  • 1 KAPSARC Quarterly
Future of Natural Gas Markets

Future of Natural Gas Markets

This initiative explores the potential of Saudi Arabia’s consumption, domestic supply, and natural gas trade in the global context. It will provide a roadmap for a functioning, competitive…

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  • 1 Workshop brief
  • 1 KAPSARC Quarterly
Electricity Sector Transitions

Electricity Sector Transitions

This initiative explores the role of electric power in the energy transition and investigates how the transition will affect the global supply of and demand for electricity. How…

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Energy and Economic Vulnerability

Energy and Economic Vulnerability

In an interconnected world, national economies and societies are vulnerable to global energy price shocks and disruptions to energy systems. This initiative will explore policies that can help…

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  • 1 Book/book chapter
  • 1 Workshop brief
Models, Data and Tools

Models, Data and Tools

This research aims to assess the opportunity costs of Saudi energy resources, to inform Saudi Arabia’s economic decision-making. It will also help shape a framework for evaluating public…

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  • 1 Instant Insight
  • 1 KAPSARC journal article
  • 1 Data Insight
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Productivity and Economic Diversification

This initiative focuses on the relationship between employment and sustainable economic growth in Saudi Arabia, and the determining factors that lead to business growth and job creation. It…

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  • 1 Workshop brief
  • 1 Discussion paper

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Trends in Global Solar PV Installation

Trends in Global Solar PV…

Dozens of governments around the world have supported, and still support, renewable energy technology deployment, including solar photovoltaics (PV). This…

Amro Elshurafa

October 6, 2019
Crude Oil Use in the Saudi Electricity Sector

Crude Oil Use in the…

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken several measures to promote sustainability in its electricity sector. In 2016 and 2018,…

Thamir Alshehri

September 29, 2019

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We provide free access to KAPSARC’s data and research tools, to advance the understanding of energy economics and environment policy.

KAPSARC Energy Data Portal

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The KAPSARC Energy Data Portal is available to anyone seeking energy data for research. It is designed to enable users to better understand energy, including energy economics and energy policies.

 

The portal is updated regularly to include new data sets with the aim of expanding the scope of coverage as well as keeping the information current. Data sets can currently be exported in CSV, JSON, EXCEL formats or accessed using API for use in mobile and web applications.

KAPSARC Datahub

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KAPSARC Datahub is an open source platform designed to manage energy model open data and it’s versions, provides features to make API calls on any version of the open data you will need to consume from your modeling environment. Datahub helps to delineate open data management function from your model development. Manage open data in datahub, develop model in modeling ecosystem and call open data when needed

Saudi Arabia Energy Policy Simulator

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Saudi Arabia Energy Policy Simulator is designed to address the research question: What are Saudi Arabia’s domestic energy policy options for a sustainable and resilient energy future?

 

Energy policy choices in Saudi Arabia can affect the domestic output of CO2 and other emissions, impact consumer costs, and alter energy export revenues. This easy-to-use tool illustrates the interactions and cumulative effects of some of the most common measures that are used around the world to help lower emissions and improve energy efficiency. The Saudi Arabia Energy Policy Simulator (EPS) is a free and open-source computer model jointly created by Energy Innovation LLC and the King Abdullah Petroleum Studies and Research Center (KAPSARC).

 

The Energy Policy Simulator allows you to examine the effects of potential energy policies, build your own policy package, and see immediately how shifts in policy variables can change the outcomes. Try it using the button below or see the documentation for a downloadable, customizable version.

KAPSARC Building Energy Assessment Tool

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The KAPSARC Building Energy Assessment Tool is a web-based energy analysis tool designed to assist users in improving the energy efficiency of residential buildings.

KAPSARC Global Energy Macro- econometric Model

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A domestic policy analysis tool that captures the interactions between Saudi Arabia and other global economies.

KAPSARC Energy Model for Saudi Arabia

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The KAPSARC Energy Model for Saudi Arabia is a partial economic equilibrium model that represents six major energy producing and consuming sectors in Saudi Arabia. These sectors are electric power, petrochemicals, refining, water desalination, upstream oil and gas, and cement.

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#KAPSARC president @Adam_Sieminski speaking to @CNBC about the role of #OPEC and the opportunities for conversation in setting the #Oil prices. رئيس #كابسارك آدم سيمنيسكي يتحدث عن دور #اوبك والفرص التي تتيحها المحادثات في تحديد أسعار #النفط. https://cnb.cx/2Xuk8xn
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#kapsarc participated as a knowledge partner at the 9th #IEA #IEF #OPEC Symposium on #Energy Outlooks. As KAPSARC President @Adam_Sieminski moderated a session entitled “Key Stakeholder and Industry Views on Short-, Medium-, and Long-Term Energy Outlooks”.
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