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      Saudi Arabia Net Zero GHG Emissions by 2060: Transformation of the Electricity Sector
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Saudi Arabia Net Zero GHG Emissions by 2060: Transformation of the Electricity Sector

      Puneet Kamboj, Mohamad Hejazi, Khalid Alhadhrami, Yang Qiu, Page Kyle, Gokul Iyer

      Under its Vision 2030 targets, Saudi Arabia is working to steer the nation toward a sustainable future. The Kingdom has recently amplified its sustainability goals, announcing its intention to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2060. As part…

      Puneet Kamboj Puneet Kamboj
      Mohamad Hejazi Hejazi, Mohamad
      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami
      Yang Qiu Yang Qiu
      Page Kyle Page Kyle
      Gokul Iyer Gokul Iyer
      5 December 2023
      Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Deployment of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage Pathways (BECCS) Globally
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Deployment of Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage Pathways (BECCS) Globally

      Muhammad Adnan Hayat, Khalid Alhadhrami, Amro Elshurafa

      Countries are exploring various options to achieve net-zero emissions, including bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS), which is the process of capturing and storing carbon dioxide (CO2) from processes that utilize bioenergy to produce heat, electricity or biofuels. However,…

      Muhammad Adnan Hayat Adnan Hayat, Muhammad
      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami
      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      20 November 2024
      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems

      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems

      Marie Petitet, Khalid Alhadhrami, Frank Felder

      In February 2021, Texas experienced an extreme cold snap causing a dramatic electricity blackout that left millions of households without electricity, resulting in over two hundred fatalities and economic damages of approximately $100 billion. The Texas blackout has been used…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      10 August 2023
      Distribution Hosting Capacity Tool
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Distribution Hosting Capacity Tool

      Khalid Alhadhrami

      Distributed energy resources (DERs) are a critical component of strategies to decarbonize the electricity sector. As the costs of solar panels and electric vehicles decline, distribution systems will host an increasing number of DERs. Successful implementation requires determining the quantity…

      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami
      14 May 2023
      Reliability Implications of Unexpected Tripping of Inverter-Based Resources
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Reliability Implications of Unexpected Tripping of Inverter-Based Resources

      Ahmed Al-Balawi, Khalid Alhadhrami

      A recent KAPSARC Instant Insight examined the reliability crisis in electric power grids, and proposed policy measures that can mitigate these risks (Felder 2022). The specific causes for these severe outages and blackouts differ, but the causes of greatest concern…

      Ahmed Al-Balawi Ahmed Al-Balawi
      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami
      10 October 2022
      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      One Year After the Texas Blackout: Lessons for Reliable and Resilient Power Systems

      Marie Petitet, Frank Felder, Khalid Alhadhrami

      In February 2021, Texas experienced an extreme cold snap causing a dramatic electricity blackout that left millions of households without electricity, resulting in over 200 fatalities and economic damages of approximately $100 billion. The Texas blackout has been used to…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      Khalid Alhadhrami Khalid Alhadhrami