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      Electricity Sector Liberalization in Egypt: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Electricity Sector Liberalization in Egypt: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration

      Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Hafez El-Salmawy

      KAPSARC has initiated a research project to develop insights that can facilitate the establishment of a well-functioning integrated electricity market comprising the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It aims to assess the key issues affecting electricity market…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Hafez El-Salmawy Hafez El-Salmawy
      5th October 2020
      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
      Energy Exchanges on GCCIA Interconnector
      Electricity Sector Transitions Regional Energy Markets

      Energy Exchanges on GCCIA Interconnector

      Turki Alaqeel, Shahid Hasan

      The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) interconnection grid has linked the national grids of the six GCC countries since 2011. It is run by the GCC Interconnection Authority (GCCIA). It has been primarily designed to provide GCC member countries with alternative…

      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      27th April 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
      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
      Oman Electricity Sector: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration
      Regional Energy Markets

      Oman Electricity Sector: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration

      Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Yagyavalk Bhatt, Abdullah Al-Badi, Mohammed Al-Badi

      This discussion paper is part of a KAPSARC research project initiated to develop insights that can facilitate the creation of a well-functioning integrated electricity market comprising the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The project identifies and examines…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
      Abdullah Al-Badi Abdullah Al-Badi
      Mohammed Al-Badi Mohammed Al-Badi
      29th May 2019
      Potential of Various Renewable Energy and its Introduction Policy in Southeast Asia

      Potential of Various Renewable Energy and its Introduction Policy in Southeast Asia

      Ajay Mathur, Tamiksha Singh, Kenichiro Yamaguchi, Kuniyuki Nishimura, Nobuyuki Kobayashi, Turki Alaqeel

      Renewable energy has gained importance and is changing the face of energy business. Introduction of community-based off-grid renewable electricity in developing countries is desirable from the viewpoint of fostering inclusive growth. Southeast Asia provides an ideal ground for demonstration, since…

      Ajay Mathur Ajay Mathur
      Tamiksha Singh Tamiksha Singh
      Kenichiro Yamaguchi Kenichiro Yamaguchi
      Kuniyuki Nishimura Kuniyuki Nishimura
      Nobuyuki Kobayashi Kobayashi, Nobuyuki
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      31st March 2019
      Abu Dhabi Electricity Sector – Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration
      Regional Energy Markets

      Abu Dhabi Electricity Sector – Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration

      Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Iqbal Adjali, Yagyavalk Bhatt

      The emirate of Abu Dhabi was the first in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) to design and implement reforms aimed at moving away from a wholly government-owned vertically-integrated electricity market structure. From 1998, Abu Dhabi introduced several policy, legislative, structural…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Iqbal Adjali Adjali, Iqbal
      Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
      3rd March 2019