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      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
      Measuring to Manage: The Case for Improving CO2 Monitoring and Reporting in Saudi Arabia
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      Measuring to Manage: The Case for Improving CO2 Monitoring and Reporting in Saudi Arabia

      Mari Luomi, Thamir Alshehri, Nicholas Howarth

      To support the transition to a circular carbon economy, there is an urgent need to develop robust domestic systems of carbon dioxide (CO2) and greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) monitoring and reporting in the Kingdom. Such systems provide the essential evidence…

      Mari Luomi Luomi, Mari
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      13th July 2021
      Beyond Smart Meters

      Beyond Smart Meters

      Shahid Hasan, Noura Mansouri, Thamir Alshehri

      Over the last two decades, many countries have installed millions of smart meters to improve the efficiency, reliability, and quality of service in the electric power sector. Compared with traditional meters, smart meters measure consumers’ electricity usage at 5- or…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Noura Mansouri Mansouri, Noura
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      11th July 2021
      Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Volume 4: Decision XXXI/7 – Continued Provision of Information on Energy-Efficient and Low Global Warming Potential Technologies

      Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Report of the Technology and Economic Assessment Panel, Volume 4: Decision XXXI/7 – Continued Provision of Information on Energy-Efficient and Low Global Warming Potential Technologies

      Thamir Alshehri, EE Task Force, UNEP TEAP

      In the context of accelerating climate change, cooling demand is also increasing rapidly. If unmanaged, this will result in a vicious circle, with increasing global warming through greater energy consumption combined with the use of higher GWP refrigerants. Addressing access…

      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      EE Task Force EE Task Force
      UNEP TEAP UNEP TEAP
      1st July 2021
      The Circular Carbon Economy Index – Methodological Approach and Conceptual Framework
      Productivity and Economic Diversification

      The Circular Carbon Economy Index – Methodological Approach and Conceptual Framework

      Mari Luomi, Fatih Yılmaz, Thamir Alshehri, Nicholas Howarth

      The circular carbon economy (CCE) approach, developed during Saudi Arabia’s G20 Presidency and endorsed by G20 leaders and energy ministers, can be used as a framework for holistic assessments of all available energy and emission management technologies within the confines…

      Mari Luomi Luomi, Mari
      Fatih Yılmaz Yılmaz, Fatih
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      28th June 2021
      Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Report of the TEAP, Volume 2 Decision XXXI/7 – Continued Provision of Information on Energy-Efficient and Low Global Warming Potential Technologies

      Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, Report of the TEAP, Volume 2 Decision XXXI/7 – Continued Provision of Information on Energy-Efficient and Low Global Warming Potential Technologies

      Thamir Alshehri, UNEP TEAP, EE Task Force

      In the context of accelerating climate change, cooling demand is also increasing rapidly. If unmanaged, this will result in a vicious circle, with increasing global warming through greater energy consumption combined with the use of higher GWP refrigerants. Addressing access…

      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      UNEP TEAP UNEP TEAP
      EE Task Force EE Task Force
      1st September 2020
      Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions Steady in 2019 Ahead of Expected 2020 Fall Due to COVID-19

      Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions Steady in 2019 Ahead of Expected 2020 Fall Due to COVID-19

      Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Thamir Alshehri, Jan Frederik Braun

      The 2019 data on carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions have just been released ahead of an expected large fall in CO2 emissions in 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19. On June 3, Enerdata released its data for Saudi Arabia’s 2019…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      Jan Frederik Braun Braun, Jan Frederik
      12th July 2020
      Behavioral Aspects of Energy Transition: A KAPSARC-Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) Joint Methodological Report
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Behavioral Aspects of Energy Transition: A KAPSARC-Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) Joint Methodological Report

      Rolando Fuentes, Emre Hatipoglu, Thamir Alshehri, Matt Lipson, Scott Milne, Simon Pearson

      KAPSARC’s work on innovation in electricity transitions has focused on unbundling services in the electricity sector (KAPSARC 2016) and developing the microeconomic foundation for a reliability service. Our research has investigated the experiences of industries resembling the electric power sector…

      Rolando Fuentes Fuentes, Rolando
      Emre Hatipoglu Hatipoglu, Emre
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      Matt Lipson Lipson, Matt
      Scott Milne Milne, Scott
      Simon Pearson Pearson, Simon
      11th March 2020
      Saudi Arabia’s 2018 CO2 Emissions Fall Faster Than Expected

      Saudi Arabia’s 2018 CO2 Emissions Fall Faster Than Expected

      Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Thamir Alshehri

      The Instant Insight published on December 03, 2019 (KS–2019-II16) was based on data downloaded from the following sources: Enerdata Global Energy & CO2 Database (www.enerdata.net), 9 September, 2019 Enerdata EnerDemand Database (www.enerdata.net), 9 September, 2019 Joint Organizations Data Initiative (JODI),…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      21st January 2020
      Staying Cool in A Warming Climate: Temperature, Electricity and Air Conditioning in Saudi Arabia

      Staying Cool in A Warming Climate: Temperature, Electricity and Air Conditioning in Saudi Arabia

      MDPI

      As global temperatures warm and populations and incomes rise, the demand for cooling will soar, creating a positive feedback loop between global warming and electricity-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. This study explores the relationship between temperature, electricity, air conditioning (AC)…

      Nicholas Howarth, Natalia Odnoletkova, Thamir Alshehri, Abdulla Almadani, Alessandro Lanza, Tadeusz Patzek

      2020
      Enhancing Voluntary Collaboration on Cooling through the G20

      Enhancing Voluntary Collaboration on Cooling through the G20

      T20

      We propose that the Group of Twenty (G20) enhance voluntary collaboration on cooling. International cooperation for energy-efficient and sustainable cooling requires enhanced G20 joint leadership that strengthens existing initiatives, helps develop synergies, and addresses the new cooling challenges presented by…

      Nicholas Howarth, Noura Al-Saud, Mashael Alshalan, Thamir Alshehri, Moncef Krarti, Tadeusz Patzek, Natalia Odnoletkova, Maxime Beaugrand, Karan Mangotra, Yamina Saheb, Benoit Lebot

      2020
      What is Behind the Recent Fall in Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions?

      What is Behind the Recent Fall in Saudi Arabia’s CO2 Emissions?

      Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Thamir Alshehri

      The International Energy Agency has recently released data showing that in 2018 Saudi Arabia’s carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions fell by 15 million tonnes of CO2 (MtCO2), or 2.7%, from 577 MtCO2 to 562 MtCO2. This is significant as it is…

      Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
      Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      4th December 2019
      Crude Oil Use in the Saudi Electricity Sector
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Crude Oil Use in the Saudi Electricity Sector

      Thamir Alshehri

      The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken several measures to promote sustainability in its electricity sector. In 2016 and 2018, the government of Saudi Arabia introduced a range of reforms as part of Saudi Vision 2030 to modernize the economy…

      Thamir Alshehri Alshehri, Thamir
      29th September 2019