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      Saudi Arabia’s Unfolding Power Sector Reform: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Saudi Arabia’s Unfolding Power Sector Reform: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration

      Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Nawaz Peerbocus

      Today, there is a physical exchange of electricity between Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. However, this is not the same as competitive trade in electricity. Numerous studies have shown the efficiency benefits of electricity trade among GCC countries. These studies…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Nawaz Peerbocus Peerbocus, Nawaz
      21st June 2020
      Is Saudi Arabia Getting Warmer?
      Electricity Sector Transitions Climate Change Policies and Governance Models, Data and Tools

      Is Saudi Arabia Getting Warmer?

      Nawaz Peerbocus, Hatem Al Atawi, Turki Alaqeel, Abdulrahman AlJulaifi

      According to NASA, the world is getting warmer. Warmer weather increases the demand for cooling, which subsequently increases the demand for electricity. Is Saudi Arabia getting warmer? And how might this impact the demand for electricity in the Kingdom? To…

      Nawaz Peerbocus Peerbocus, Nawaz
      Hatem Al Atawi Al Atawi, Hatem
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Abdulrahman AlJulaifi AlJulaifi, Abdulrahman
      6th April 2020
      Transition Risks, Creative Destruction, and Stranded Assets
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Transition Risks, Creative Destruction, and Stranded Assets

      Nawaz Peerbocus

      Ten years ago, climate risks were absent from the top five global risks in the World Economic Forum’s Global Risks report. In their 2020 report, the top five global risks are all climate-related: extreme weather, climate action failure, natural disasters,…

      Nawaz Peerbocus Peerbocus, Nawaz
      11th March 2020
      Electricity Sector Reforms in Abu Dhabi and Oman: What Have We Learned?
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Electricity Sector Reforms in Abu Dhabi and Oman: What Have We Learned?

      Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Nawaz Peerbocus

      Chile was the first country to reform its electricity sector. The reform program was first mooted when Chile’s National Energy Commission was established in 1978; it took off with the enactment of the country’s Electricity Sector Law in 1982. This…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Nawaz Peerbocus Peerbocus, Nawaz
      20th October 2019
      Temperature Trends Across Cities in Saudi Arabia
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Temperature Trends Across Cities in Saudi Arabia

      Turki Alaqeel, Nawaz Peerbocus

      KAPSARC examined temperature data for 11 cities spread across Saudi Arabia over 10 years. Except for Makkah, all cities in Saudi Arabia were warmer in 2018 compared with the national 10-year average. 

      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Nawaz Peerbocus Peerbocus, Nawaz
      15th September 2019
      Estimating the price elasticity of export trades in the Ontario electricity market

      Estimating the price elasticity of export trades in the Ontario electricity market

      Working Paper, IESO, Market Analysis and Research

      Nawaz Peerbocus

      2008
      High Frequency Export and Price Responses in the Ontario Electricity Market

      High Frequency Export and Price Responses in the Ontario Electricity Market

      The Energy Journal

      Nawaz Peerbocus

      2008
      Assessment of Reforms in the Electricity Supply Industry: A Review of Some Recent Empirical Studies

      Assessment of Reforms in the Electricity Supply Industry: A Review of Some Recent Empirical Studies

      The Electricity Journal

      Nawaz Peerbocus

      2007