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      Sustainable Transport in Riyadh: Potential Trip Coverage of the Proposed Public Transport Network
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Sustainable Transport in Riyadh: Potential Trip Coverage of the Proposed Public Transport Network

      Abu Toasin Oakil, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      The transport sector has always had high energy demand and is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and climate change. To improve energy efficiency and reduce GHG emissions, Riyadh is introducing an integrated public transport system. Per capita…

      Abu Toasin Oakil Oakil, Abu Toasin
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      13th October 2021
      Flight and Passenger Flows in Saudi Arabia
      Future of Transport and Fuel Demand

      Flight and Passenger Flows in Saudi Arabia

      Nora Nezamuddin, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) has four major international airports. They are King Khalid International Airport (RUH), King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED), King Fahd International Airport (DMM) and Prince Muhammed Bin Abdulaziz International Airport (MED). Before the COVID-19 pandemic,…

      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      28th September 2021
      Ensuring that Covid-19 Recovery Policies Support the Transformation to a Climate Neutral Society

      Ensuring that Covid-19 Recovery Policies Support the Transformation to a Climate Neutral Society

      T20

      Governments worldwide have pledged trillions of dollars for economic recovery from the crisis triggered by the COVID-19 pandemic. Without a targeted approach, these recovery programs can lead to a lock-in of high-carbon technologies. This would block the transformation toward climate…

      Axel Michaelowa, Abdelrahman Muhsen, Nora Nezamuddin, Mohammed Dabboor, Sonja Butzengeiger, Amm Quamruzzaman

      2020
      Estimating the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Saudi GDP

      Estimating the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Saudi GDP

      David Havrlant, Abdulelah Darandary, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted economic and social activity globally at an unprecedented pace. The international movement of goods has been limited to the necessary minimum, often solely for deliveries of protective and healthcare equipment. Many governments have imposed strict…

      David Havrlant Havrlant, David
      Abdulelah Darandary Darandary, Abdulelah
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      10th June 2020
      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
      The Potential for Distributed Solar PV Systems in Riyadh

      The Potential for Distributed Solar PV Systems in Riyadh

      Amro Elshurafa, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      The country’s regulator, the Electricity and Co-Generation Regulatory Authority (ECRA) has also released provisional bylaws that will govern how distributed generation (DG) would be compensated within the Kingdom. Many governmental organizations mandated to support local industries and energy efficiency measures…

      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      18th November 2019
      The Potential of Distributed Solar PV Capacity in Riyadh: A GIS-Assisted Study
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      The Potential of Distributed Solar PV Capacity in Riyadh: A GIS-Assisted Study

      Abdelrahman Muhsen, Amro Elshurafa

      Rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, commonly referred to as distributed generation (DG) solar systems, can play a central role in the energy mix for sustainable cities. As with all forms of power generation, DG carries technical, financial, policy, and market…

      Abdelrahman Muhsen Muhsen, Abdelrahman
      Amro Elshurafa Elshurafa, Amro
      1st October 2019
      The Upper Limit of Distributed Solar PV Capacity in Riyadh: A GIS-Assisted Study

      The Upper Limit of Distributed Solar PV Capacity in Riyadh: A GIS-Assisted Study

      MDPI

      Rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems, commonly referred to as distributed generation (DG) solar systems, are deemed important contenders in future sustainable cities. Because deploying DG systems is associated with technical, financial, policy, and market implications that impact utilities, governments, and…

      Amro Elshurafa, Abdelrahman Muhsen

      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