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  • Type KAPSARC journal article
  • Date 1 January 2019
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Abstract

Energy transitions aim at economic prosperity through ‘green-collar’ job-creation, greater energy ‘independence’, and/or reduced emissions. These objectives imply creating policy-supported national renewable technology industries, ideally reducing clean energy costs to a point where support becomes unnecessary.

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Amro Elshurafa

Research Fellow Amro is a research Fellow with 20 years of experience in energy and technology garnered on three continents. His research… Amro is a research Fellow with 20 years of experience in energy and technology garnered on three continents. His research interests lie in renewable energy policy, power systems modeling, and hybrid microgrid design and optimization. He has led and executed several national modeling initiatives both at the distributed and utility scales. Some aspects of his research have been adopted by BP in creating their seminal annual statistical review. Amro is the author of 40+ papers and the inventor of several patents. He holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering and an MBA in finance.

Expertise

  • Renewable Energy Policy
  • Power Sector Modeling
  • Hybrid Microgrid Design and Optimization
  • Storage and Solar PV Industry

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David Hobbs

David Hobbs

David Hobbs was formerly KAPSARC’s Vice President of Research, having previously served as Chief Energy Strategist and Head of Research… David Hobbs was formerly KAPSARC’s Vice President of Research, having previously served as Chief Energy Strategist and Head of Research at what is now IHS Markit. Prior to joining IHS Markit, David spent nearly two decades in the oil and gas industry, predominantly in Europe, the Americas and Asia. 

Hind Farang

Hind Farang

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