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      Cost, Footprint, and Reliability Implications of Deploying Hydrogen in Off-grid Electric Vehicle Charging Stations: A GIS-assisted Study for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Cost, Footprint, and Reliability Implications of Deploying Hydrogen in Off-grid Electric Vehicle Charging Stations: A GIS-assisted Study for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

      Amro Elshurafa, Abdelrahman Muhsen, Frank Felder

      We quantify the cost, footprint and reliability implications of using hydrogen in off-grid electric vehicle charging stations (CS) using an optimization model coupled with a geographical information system (GIS) analysis for the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. We also account…

      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      Frank Felder Felder, Frank
      29th January 2023
      Capturing the Value From Supply-Side Shocks in the Heavy Crude Market
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      Capturing the Value From Supply-Side Shocks in the Heavy Crude Market

      Philipp Galkin, Jennifer Considine, Evar Umeozor

      The Russian-Ukraine conflict and sanctions on Russian crude oil flows have significantly affected world oil markets. Price volatility has increased, flows have been re-directed and there is considerable uncertainty concerning future energy policy. The implications of these changes affect all…

      Philipp Galkin Galkin, Philipp
      Jennifer Considine Considine, Jennifer
      Evar Umeozor Umeozor, Evar
      29th January 2023
      The Crisis in Electricity Prices in Europe: Context and Key Insights
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      The Crisis in Electricity Prices in Europe: Context and Key Insights

      Ahmed Al-Balawi, Fateh Belaïd

      The cost of electric power in Europe is soaring. After a steady rise in 2021, prices spiked in the first half of 2022 following the post-COVID-19 economic recovery. Day-ahead wholesale electricity prices increased more than threefold on average in 2021…

      Ahmed Al-Balawi Ahmed Al-Balawi
      Fateh Belaïd Belaïd, Fateh
      17th January 2023
      The G7 Pricing Scheme, an Exercise in Monopsony Power
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      The G7 Pricing Scheme, an Exercise in Monopsony Power

      Carlo Andrea Bollino, Jennifer Considine

      High in the Bavarian Alps, at a special security session, G7 leaders set out to devise an ambitious plan to sanction Russian energy sales. The intent was to reduce Russian profits from oil and gas sales, while minimizing the damage…

      Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
      Jennifer Considine Considine, Jennifer
      17th January 2023
      Alternative Fuels for Saudi Cement Manufacturing with Time-varying Carbon Pricing
      Evaluation of Public Investment Projects

      Alternative Fuels for Saudi Cement Manufacturing with Time-varying Carbon Pricing

      Walid Matar, Doaa Filali

      After cement production in Saudi Arabia surged in the first half of the 2010s due to the country’s rapid economic development, it has slowed measurably in recent years as economic growth has declined. This is shown in Figure 1, along…

      Walid Matar Matar, Walid
      Doaa Filali Doaa Filali
      17th January 2023
      Stagflation: Should the Oil Industry Worry?
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      Stagflation: Should the Oil Industry Worry?

      Julio Arboleda, Majed Almozaini

      Oil is an essential commodity with an almost perfectly inelastic demand, despite its volatile price. In recent months, fuel prices have declined significantly from approximately $120 per barrel (b) at the beginning of June to less than $85/b at the…

      Julio Arboleda Arboleda, Julio
      Majed Almozaini Almozaini, Majed
      9th January 2023
      A Macroeconometric Model for Saudi Arabia: A Case Study on the World’s Largest Oil Exporter

      A Macroeconometric Model for Saudi Arabia: A Case Study on the World’s Largest Oil Exporter

      Muhammad Javid, Jeyhun Mikayilov, Fakhri Hasanov, Fred Joutz

      Open Access Brief Introduces the KAPSARC Global Energy Macroeconometric Model for Saudi Arabia Combines cutting-edge econometric methods, a well-established theoretical foundation, and empirical coherence Customizable for different research and policy questions   Click here to read the book

      Muhammad Javid Javid, Muhammad
      Jeyhun Mikayilov Mikayilov, Jeyhun
      Fakhri Hasanov Hasanov, Fakhri
      Fred Joutz Joutz, Fred
      1st January 2023
      Fostering Net-Zero Transition Pathways: The Role of Clean Hydrogen
      Regional Energy Markets

      Fostering Net-Zero Transition Pathways: The Role of Clean Hydrogen

      Salaheddine Soummane, Rami Shabaneh

      In early 2022, 80 countries (including Saudi Arabia), representing around 74% of global greenhouse gas emissions, pledged to reach net-zero emissions (NZE) in the coming decades. Achieving these ambitious climate policy objectives requires shifting the energy mix toward existing and…

      Salaheddine Soummane Soummane, Salaheddine
      Rami Shabaneh Shabaneh, Rami
      8th December 2022
      Status of Global Concentrated Solar Power Installations
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Status of Global Concentrated Solar Power Installations

      Ahmed Al-Balawi

      Concentrated solar power (CSP) is a type of renewable energy that uses mirrors to concentrate solar irradiation onto a receiver and convert it into heat. The heat can then be used directly or indirectly for thermal or electrical applications. CSP…

      Ahmed Al-Balawi Ahmed Al-Balawi
      7th December 2022
      Insights from India’s Journey to Over 100 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Insights from India’s Journey to Over 100 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy

      Shahid Hasan, Yagyavalk Bhatt

      This commentary analyzes the key industry developments, policy and regulatory features, prevailing circumstances and challenges related to renewable energy (RE) in India. It also highlights learnings for other countries. As electricity is a concurrent subject as per the Indian Constitution,…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
      7th December 2022
      Saudis in the Private Sector: Women Leading the Way
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Saudis in the Private Sector: Women Leading the Way

      Cian Mulligan

      In Q3 2018, 30% of Saudi employment was in the private sector, and by Q1 2022 this had increased to 46%. A major driver of this increase was the comparative outperformance of Saudi women, of whom over 60% now work…

      Cian Mulligan Mulligan, Cian
      7th December 2022
      Gaming Out the Proposed Price Cap on Russian Oil
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      Gaming Out the Proposed Price Cap on Russian Oil

      Colin Ward, Emre Hatipoglu, Majed A. Al Suwailem

      In a June 29, 2022, communique, the G7 countries agreed to explore ways to impose a price cap on Russian oil exports. The main mechanism would be a ban on the provision of insurance, logistics and financial services by G7 nations for…

      Colin Ward Ward, Colin
      Emre Hatipoglu Hatipoglu, Emre
      Majed A. Al Suwailem Al Suwailem, Majed A.
      24th November 2022
      KAPSARC Oil Market Outlook (KOMO)
      Future of Global Oil Markets

      KAPSARC Oil Market Outlook (KOMO)

      Declining gross domestic product (GDP) growth in Q4 2022 will add downward pressure to the underlying seasonality of oil demand trends in several countries, playing an important role in oil demand declines this quarter. OECD countries in North America and…

      20th November 2022
      The Circular Carbon Economy Index 2022 – Results
      Climate Change Policies and Governance

      The Circular Carbon Economy Index 2022 – Results

      Mari Luomi, Fatih Yılmaz, Thamir Al Shehri

      The circular carbon economy (CCE) concept provides a holistic, flexible and pragmatic framework for countries to plan their energy and economic transitions to lower carbon dioxide and greenhouse gas emission levels and, ultimately, net-zero emissions. The CCE Index measures countries’…

      Mari Luomi Luomi, Mari
      Fatih Yılmaz Yılmaz, Fatih
      Thamir Al Shehri Al Shehri, Thamir
      10th November 2022