19 results

How does Saudi Arabia’s recent energy performance compare with other G20 countries?
Electricity Sector Transitions

How does Saudi Arabia’s recent energy performance compare with other G20 countries?

Baltasar Manzano, Rolando Fuentes, Nicholas Howarth

The 68th annual edition of the BP Statistical Review, released recently, is a comprehensive account and analysis of global energy data. Saudi Arabia will be hosting the G20 summit in 2020, and the release of BP’s annual compilation provides a good opportunity…

Baltasar Manzano Manzano, Baltasar
Rolando Fuentes Fuentes, Rolando
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
August 20, 2019
Estimating the Multiple Benefits of Building Energy Efficiency in GCC Countries Using an Energy Productivity Framework
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Estimating the Multiple Benefits of Building Energy Efficiency in GCC Countries Using an Energy Productivity Framework

Kankana Dubey, Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti

This report quantifies the direct and key indirect benefits of energy efficiency investment in buildings in Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries. It summarizes the key insights from individual country studies conducted as part of KAPSARC’s energy productivity project. This analysis indicates that…

Kankana Dubey Dubey, Kankana
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
January 14, 2019
Toward Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Toward Economic Prosperity Through Industrial Energy Productivity Improvement

Dongmei Chen, Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza, Padu Padmanabhan

In this report, we explore the main trends and policies that relate to industrial energy productivity in China and Saudi Arabia, focusing on energy efficiency, structural economic reform, industrial upgrading and energy pricing. Our objective is to increase shared understanding…

Dongmei Chen Chen, Dongmei
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
February 19, 2018
Achieving growth in Saudi Arabia and China through joint leadership on industrial energy productivity

Achieving growth in Saudi Arabia and China through joint leadership on industrial energy productivity

IPEEC Bulletin

Nicholas Howarth, Dongmei Chen, Fu Guanyun

2017
Growth Through Diversification and Energy Efficiency: Energy Productivity in Saudi Arabia
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Growth Through Diversification and Energy Efficiency: Energy Productivity in Saudi Arabia

Steven Fawkes, Marzio Galeotti, Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti, Alessandro Lanza, Padu Padmanabhan

With domestic energy demand in Saudi Arabia expected to potentially double by 2030, managing the relationship between energy consumption and economic growth will be very important for the Kingdom’s sustainable development. To assist in this task, this report recommends using…

Steven Fawkes Fawkes, Steven
Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
November 24, 2017
Growth, Investment and the Low-Carbon Transition: A View From Saudi Arabia
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Growth, Investment and the Low-Carbon Transition: A View From Saudi Arabia

Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza

A common priority across G20 countries is the need to reinvigorate economies through an economic transformation that delivers a higher level of better quality growth. At KAPSARC, the need to improve economic growth and deliver climate goals agreed at COP21…

Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
August 31, 2017
Evaluating Building Energy Efficiency Investment Options for Saudi Arabia
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Evaluating Building Energy Efficiency Investment Options for Saudi Arabia

Kankana Dubey, Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti

This study suggests that energy efficiency programs in buildings can provide up to a 27 percent reduction in electricity consumption and a 30 percent reduction in peak electricity demand for Saudi Arabia. It is well recognized, however, that given the…

Kankana Dubey Dubey, Kankana
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
October 26, 2016
Energy Productivity in the GCC: Evidence From an International Kuznets Curve Analysis
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Energy Productivity in the GCC: Evidence From an International Kuznets Curve Analysis

Marzio Galeotti, Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza

This paper explores energy productivity trends at a national level for the countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and puts them in an international context. This analysis can be used as part of an evidence base for setting nationally…

Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
October 18, 2016
Energy Productivity as a New Growth Model for GCC Countries
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Energy Productivity as a New Growth Model for GCC Countries

Marzio Galeotti, Nicholas Howarth, Alessandro Lanza

Following the collapse in oil prices, Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries have intensified efforts to find a new growth model which increases the welfare of their citizens, while reducing exposure to volatile energy markets. This paper argues that placing energy…

Marzio Galeotti Galeotti, Marzio
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Alessandro Lanza Lanza, Alessandro
October 18, 2016
Investing for Energy Productivity in the GCC – Financing the Transition
Productivity and Economic Diversification

Investing for Energy Productivity in the GCC – Financing the Transition

Steven Fawkes, Nicholas Howarth, Moncef Krarti, Padu Padmanabhan

An unprecedented infrastructure investment boom occurred in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) in the first part of the 21st century. Strong public capital spending supported by high energy prices provided governments with an opportunity to accelerate economic diversification and infrastructure…

Steven Fawkes Fawkes, Steven
Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
Moncef Krarti Krarti, Moncef
Padu Padmanabhan Padmanabhan, Padu
September 2, 2016
The implications of carbon dioxide and methane exchange for the heavy mitigation RCP2.6 scenario under two metrics

The implications of carbon dioxide and methane exchange for the heavy mitigation RCP2.6 scenario under two metrics

Environmental Science and Policy

Nicholas Howarth

2015
Managing China’s energy productivity potential: what lessons for policy makers
Regional Energy Markets

Managing China’s energy productivity potential: what lessons for policy makers

Nicholas Howarth

Maximizing the economic welfare extracted from the energy system is a key priority for all governments. This can be measured by a country’s energy productivity. Perhaps nowhere else in the world is this issue more salient than in China. China…

Nicholas Howarth Howarth, Nicholas
October 6, 2014
Straded Assets in Agriculture: Protecting value from environment-related risks

Straded Assets in Agriculture: Protecting value from environment-related risks

Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment Stranded Assets Program, University of Oxford

Nicholas Howarth

2013
Institutional investors and green infrastructure investments

Institutional investors and green infrastructure investments

OECD Working Papers on Insurance and Private Pensions, OECD Publishing

Nicholas Howarth

2013
Clean energy technology and the role of non-carbon price-based policy: An evolutionary economics perspective

Clean energy technology and the role of non-carbon price-based policy: An evolutionary economics perspective

European Planning Studies

Nicholas Howarth

2011
Carbon Markets: An international business guide

Carbon Markets: An international business guide

Earthscan

Nicholas Howarth

2010