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      Designing Transport Policy for Sustainable Freight Movement in Saudi Arabia
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Designing Transport Policy for Sustainable Freight Movement in Saudi Arabia

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz, Nora Nezamuddin, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      Logistics and infrastructure policy will play key roles in Saudi Arabia’s economic diversification and reform efforts. This study provides a quantitative assessment of specific measures related to freight transport, taking into consideration the heterogeneity of urban, regional and inter-regional localities…

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz Lopez-Ruiz, Hector G.
      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      27th April 2020
      Assessing Residential Solar Rooftop Potential in Saudi Arabia Using Nighttime Satellite Images: A Study for the City of Riyadh

      Assessing Residential Solar Rooftop Potential in Saudi Arabia Using Nighttime Satellite Images: A Study for the City of Riyadh

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz, Jorge Blazquez, Michele Vittorio

      Saudi Arabia is developing utility-scale solar power projects as a first step toward diversifying its electricity generation mix, currently based almost entirely on crude oil, refined oil products and natural gas. The Saudi National Renewable Energy Program aims to substantially…

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz Lopez-Ruiz, Hector G.
      Jorge Blazquez Blazquez, Jorge
      Michele Vittorio Vittorio, Michele
      20th April 2020
      Estimating Saudi Arabia’s Regional GDP Using Satellite Nighttime Light Images
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Estimating Saudi Arabia’s Regional GDP Using Satellite Nighttime Light Images

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz, Jorge Blazquez, Fakhri Hasanov

      The increasing availability of data from technologies such as mobile phones, satellites and connected devices means that there are many new possible sources of economic data. This study analyzes the potential use of nighttime light images from satellites to provide…

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz Lopez-Ruiz, Hector G.
      Jorge Blazquez Blazquez, Jorge
      Fakhri Hasanov Hasanov, Fakhri
      23rd December 2019
      The ‘IPhone Effect’: The Impact of Dual Technological Disruptions on Electrification

      The ‘IPhone Effect’: The Impact of Dual Technological Disruptions on Electrification

      SAGE Journals

      Meeting climate change goals requires both the decarbonization of the electricity sector and the electrification of much of the rest of the economy. However, the electricity sector is navigating major disruptions that are changing the regulatory and business landscape. This…

      Rolando Fuentes, Lester C. Hunt, Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz, Baltasar Manzano

      2019
      Estimating Freight Transport Activity Using Nighttime Lights Satellite Data in China, India and Saudi Arabia
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Estimating Freight Transport Activity Using Nighttime Lights Satellite Data in China, India and Saudi Arabia

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz, Nora Nezamuddin, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      This paper focuses on the methodology for estimating total freight transport activity (FTA) for three countries  — China, India and Saudi Arabia  — with the objective of building on current state-of-the-art transportation modeling in three key areas: Studying the relationship…

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz Lopez-Ruiz, Hector G.
      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      9th May 2019
      Improving speed and frequency in the European rail system

      Improving speed and frequency in the European rail system

      Joint Research Centre, European Commission

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2014
      Potential impacts on accessibility and consumer surplus of improvements of the European railway system

      Potential impacts on accessibility and consumer surplus of improvements of the European railway system

      Transportation Research Procedia

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2014
      PREDIT 4/Groupe 06 Recherche: Enjeux spatiaux, économiques et politiques des scénarios de mobilité durable à l’horizon 2050

      PREDIT 4/Groupe 06 Recherche: Enjeux spatiaux, économiques et politiques des scénarios de mobilité durable à l’horizon 2050

      Ministere de l'Ecologie, Direction de la Recherche et des Affaires Scientifiques et Techniques

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2013
      Quantifying the effects of sustainable urban mobility plans

      Quantifying the effects of sustainable urban mobility plans

      Joint Research Centre, European Commission

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2013
      Macromotives and microbehaviors: Climate change constraints and passenger mobility scenarios for France

      Macromotives and microbehaviors: Climate change constraints and passenger mobility scenarios for France

      Transport Policy

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2013
      Is the concept of a green economy a useful way of framing policy discussions and policymaking to promote sustainable development?

      Is the concept of a green economy a useful way of framing policy discussions and policymaking to promote sustainable development?

      Natural Resources Forum

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2011
      La voie étroite du «facteur 4» dans le secteur des transports: quelles politiques publiques, pour quelles mobilités?

      La voie étroite du «facteur 4» dans le secteur des transports: quelles politiques publiques, pour quelles mobilités?

      Recherche Transports Sécurité

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2011
      Comment satisfaire les objectifs internationaux de la France en termes d’émissions de gaz à effet de serre et de pollution transfrontières?

      Comment satisfaire les objectifs internationaux de la France en termes d’émissions de gaz à effet de serre et de pollution transfrontières?

      Ministere de l'Ecologie, Direction de la Recherche et des Affaires Scientifiques et Techniques

      Hector G. Lopez-Ruiz

      2008