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      Why are European Wholesale Electricity Prices Soaring?
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Why are European Wholesale Electricity Prices Soaring?

      Marie Petitet, Fateh Belaïd

      Since the beginning of summer 2021, European wholesale electricity prices have been soaring to historic highs. The average day-ahead price of electricity for central European countries more than doubled between June and September, reaching 170 euros per megawatthour (e/MWh) on…

      Marie Petitet Marie Petitet
      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      23rd November 2021
      Oil Market Shocks and Financial Instability in Asian Countries
      Models, Data and Tools

      Oil Market Shocks and Financial Instability in Asian Countries

      Fakhri Hasanov, Leila Dagher

      There is no commodity whose interlinkages with the macroeconomy have been studied as extensively as oil, starting with Hamilton’s (1983) seminal study. Thousands of subsequent studies have examined the relationship between oil prices and various economic variables, including the stock…

      Fakhri Hasanov Hasanov, Fakhri
      Leila Dagher Dagher, Leila
      23rd November 2021
      Oman’s Second Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      Oman’s Second Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC)

      Mari Luomi, Aisha Al-Sarihi

      In July 2021, Oman submitted its second nationally determined contribution to the Paris Agreement on climate change (NDC). In the NDC, Oman pledges to reduce its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 7% relative to a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario by 2030.…

      Mari Luomi Luomi, Mari
      Aisha Al-Sarihi Al-Sarihi, Aisha
      23rd November 2021
      Will COP26 Recognize a Role for Nuclear Energy in the Clean Energy Mix?
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Will COP26 Recognize a Role for Nuclear Energy in the Clean Energy Mix?

      Noura Mansouri, Adnan Shihab-Eldin

      Next month, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), hosted by the United Kingdom, will discuss the big challenge facing the world’s governments, which is how to limit the average rise in global temperatures above pre-industrial levels to below…

      Noura Mansouri Mansouri, Noura
      Adnan Shihab-Eldin Adnan Shihab-Eldin
      4th November 2021
      KAPSARC Oil Market Outlook (KOMO)
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      KAPSARC Oil Market Outlook (KOMO)

      The drivers of this quarter’s global demand outlook stem from multiple factors (i.e., a slower roll-out of vaccinations in developing countries, multiple continued lockdowns in several countries, rising inflation, including shipping costs, lagging delivery times, the usual seasonal behavior of…

      4th November 2021
      The Circular Carbon Economy Index 2021 – Methodology
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      The Circular Carbon Economy Index 2021 – Methodology

      Mari Luomi, Fatih Yılmaz, Thamir Alshehri

      The Circular Carbon Economy Index (CCE Index) aims to measure countries’ progress in and potential for achieving circular carbon economies (CCEs). The CCE Index is based on two sub-indices: one for measuring countries’ current performance in the various dimensions of…

      Mari Luomi Luomi, Mari
      Fatih Yılmaz Yılmaz, Fatih
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      2nd November 2021
      China’s BRI and Saudi Vision 2030: A Review to Partnership for Sustainability

      China’s BRI and Saudi Vision 2030: A Review to Partnership for Sustainability

      Dongmei Chen

      This study reviews the comprehensive strategic partnership between Saudi Arabia and China and the interconnection between China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Saudi Vision 2030. These connections have significantly improved cooperation in trade, investment, energy and new technology development…

      Dongmei Chen Chen, Dongmei
      24th October 2021
      Modeling World Oil Market Questions: An Economic Perspective

      Modeling World Oil Market Questions: An Economic Perspective

      Science Direct

      The choice of a modeling approach is driven by the oil policy or market question that needs to be addressed. We provide the non-modeling community with insightful information on oil market models, shedding light on the economic interpretation of technical…

      Olivier Durand-Lasserve, Axel Pierru

      2021
      Sustainable Transport in Riyadh: Potential Trip Coverage of the Proposed Public Transport Network
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Sustainable Transport in Riyadh: Potential Trip Coverage of the Proposed Public Transport Network

      Abu Toasin Oakil, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      The transport sector has always had high energy demand and is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change. To improve energy efficiency and reduce GHG emissions, Riyadh is introducing an integrated public transport system. Per capita…

      Abu Toasin Oakil Oakil, Abu Toasin
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      13th October 2021
      Future Trends in Electricity Demand in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Region
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Future Trends in Electricity Demand in Saudi Arabia and the Gulf Region

      Long-term electricity demand projections are fundamental for power generation expansion planning and for broader energy policy formulation. Studies show that electricity demand in Saudi Arabia and the GCC region has been growing rapidly over the past decades. This growth has…

      13th October 2021
      Building Back Better in Saudi Arabia With Energy Efficiency
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Building Back Better in Saudi Arabia With Energy Efficiency

      Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti, Thamir Alshehri, Eric Williams, Mohammad Aldubyan, Jan Frederik Braun, Elizabeth Carey

      The first priority for governments in managing the COVID-19 crisis is the health of their citizens. However, the implementation of restrictions on activity necessary for limiting the spread of the disease has caused the greatest global recession since the Great…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      Eric Williams Williams, Eric
      Mohammad Aldubyan Aldubyan, Mohammad
      Jan Frederik Braun Braun, Jan Frederik
      Elizabeth Carey Carey, Elizabeth
      5th October 2021
      Barriers to and Opportunities for Light-Duty Vehicle Electrification in India: Insights From a Survey of Experts
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Barriers to and Opportunities for Light-Duty Vehicle Electrification in India: Insights From a Survey of Experts

      Rubal Dua, Scott Hardman, Yagyavalk Bhatt, Dimpy Suneja

      According to the World Health Organization, India has the world’s worst air quality. Among other factors, vehicular pollution from the increasing stock of passenger vehicles has contributed to India’s deteriorating air quality. This increasing stock is also a factor in India…

      Rubal Dua Dua, Rubal
      Scott Hardman Scott Hardman
      Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
      Dimpy Suneja Suneja, Dimpy
      5th October 2021
      Implications of the 2021 Iran-China Deal for the Oil Market
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      Implications of the 2021 Iran-China Deal for the Oil Market

      Emre Hatipoglu, Majed A. Al Suwailem

      In late March 2021, China and Iran signed a cooperation pact to stimulate investments in Iran’s oil, gas and petrochemical infrastructure. We refer to this pact as the ‘Iran-China deal’ throughout this manuscript. This deal attracted substantial attention for its…

      Emre Hatipoglu Hatipoglu, Emre
      Majed A. Al Suwailem Al Suwailem, Majed A.
      5th October 2021