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      How the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act Supports Energy Efficiency and Low-Carbon Buildings
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      How the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act Supports Energy Efficiency and Low-Carbon Buildings

      Fateh Belaïd, Mahelet G. Fikru

      The U.S. Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) recognizes that buildings account for a significant share of U.S. energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. To address this issue, the IRA includes a range of policies and programs to make energy efficiency and…

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Mahelet G. Fikru Mahelet G. Fikru
      27 May 2024
      Smart Energy-Saving Technologies and Their Potential Application in Buildings Lessons for Saudi Arabia
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Smart Energy-Saving Technologies and Their Potential Application in Buildings Lessons for Saudi Arabia

      Fateh Belaïd, Fatimah Alsunbul, Mohammad Aldubyan

      The increasing demand for energy in our modern world has led to a critical need to conserve energy resources. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) predicts that under the 1.5°C scenario, electricity will be the primary energy carrier in the…

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Fatimah Alsunbul Fatimah Alsunbul
      Mohammad Aldubyan Aldubyan, Mohammad
      12 May 2024
      Projecting Global Oil Demand for the Buildings Sector
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      Projecting Global Oil Demand for the Buildings Sector

      Fateh Belaïd, Mohammad Aldubyan

      As one of the largest consumers of energy resources, the building sector plays a key role in the evolution of the global energy landscape. Buildings account for approximately one-third of the world’s final energy consumption. This methodology paper aims to provide…

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Mohammad Aldubyan Aldubyan, Mohammad
      06 May 2024
      Achieving Net-Zero GHG Emissions of Saudi Arabia by 2060: The Transformation of the Building Sector
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Achieving Net-Zero GHG Emissions of Saudi Arabia by 2060: The Transformation of the Building Sector

      Puneet Kamboj, Mohamad Hejazi, Fateh Belaïd, Mohammad Aldubyan, Yang Qiu, Page Kyle, Gokul Iyer

      In this paper, an economy-wide, net-zero pathway that enables Saudi Arabia to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2060 is investigated, with a specific focus on the critical role played by the building sector. An exploration is undertaken of the…

      Puneet Kamboj Puneet Kamboj
      Mohamad Hejazi Hejazi, Mohamad
      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Mohammad Aldubyan Aldubyan, Mohammad
      Yang Qiu Yang Qiu
      Page Kyle Page Kyle
      Gokul Iyer Gokul Iyer
      25 March 2024
      Modeling Long-Term Oil Demand in the Agricultural Sector
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      Modeling Long-Term Oil Demand in the Agricultural Sector

      Fateh Belaïd, Mohammad Aldubyan

      The agricultural sector and global food security are facing an increasing number of risks due to climate change, the increasing population size, rising energy and agricultural demands, competing demands for land for biofuel production, and the degradation of soil quality.…

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Mohammad Aldubyan Aldubyan, Mohammad
      17 January 2024
      Role Of LPG In Enabling A Just And Inclusive Energy Transition In Africa And The Arab Region
      Regional Energy Markets

      Role Of LPG In Enabling A Just And Inclusive Energy Transition In Africa And The Arab Region

      Fateh Belaïd, Aayushi Awasthy, Mohamad Hejazi, Radia Sedaoui, Mustafa Ansari, Sean Ratka

      Globally, 2.3 billion people still lack access to clean fuels and technologies for cooking (CFTs) today, with an overwhelming majority residing in rural areas. Without a dramatic increase in investment and action for scalable solutions, 1.9 billion people will remain…

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Aayushi Awasthy Aayushi Awasthy
      Mohamad Hejazi Hejazi, Mohamad
      Radia Sedaoui Radia Sedaoui
      Mustafa Ansari Mustafa Ansari
      Sean Ratka Sean Ratka
      14 December 2023
      Implications of Climate Policy on Energy Poverty
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Implications of Climate Policy on Energy Poverty

      Fateh Belaïd, Mohamad Hejazi, Puneet Kamboj, Fatih Yılmaz

      This article examines the complex issue of energy poverty and its various dimensions, including energy access and affordability. It explores the challenges of addressing energy poverty and the trade-offs that may exist between energy poverty and climate change policy.

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Mohamad Hejazi Hejazi, Mohamad
      Puneet Kamboj Puneet Kamboj
      Fatih Yılmaz Yılmaz, Fatih
      13 November 2023
      Closing the Investment Gap to Achieve Paris Agreement Goals
      Regional Energy Markets

      Closing the Investment Gap to Achieve Paris Agreement Goals

      Fatih Yılmaz, Fahad A. Alswaina, Fateh Belaïd, Mohamad Hejazi, Mari Luomi, Salaheddine Soummane

      This study aims to assess the alignment of global sustainable financial flows with transition investment priorities. First, we identify investment gaps based on the difference between the required annual investment to meet global net-zero emissions (NZE) targets and current investment…

      Fatih Yılmaz Yılmaz, Fatih
      Fahad A. Alswaina Fahad A. Alswaina
      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      Mohamad Hejazi Hejazi, Mohamad
      Mari Luomi Luomi, Mari
      Salaheddine Soummane Soummane, Salaheddine
      09 October 2023
      Smart Cities Initiatives and Perspectives in the MENA Region and Saudi Arabia

      Smart Cities Initiatives and Perspectives in the MENA Region and Saudi Arabia

      Fateh Belaïd

      This chapter focuses on the evolution of smart cities in developing countries. It starts by mapping the definitions and evolutions of smart cities concepts. Then it outlines the progress and current practices that emerging economies, in general, have achieved in…

      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      08 February 2024