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  • Type Discussion paper
  • Date May 22, 2017
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Abstract

More than 75 percent of the total electricity consumed in Oman is attributed to buildings, with almost 50 percent used by households. The absence of mandatory energy efficiency regulations for buildings, coupled with population growth, has led to a significant increase in annual energy consumption and peak power demand in the country – both averaging growth rates of 10 percent over the last five years. We used an energy productivity analysis approach to analyze the benefits of large-scale energy efficiency programs in new and existing buildings.

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Kankana Dubey

Kankana Dubey

Kankana is a former KAPSARC senior research associate focused on energy productivity, energy efficiency and developing policy toolkits for government…

Moncef Krarti

Moncef Krarti

Visiting Researcher Moncef is a visiting researcher with over 30 years of experience in designing, testing, and assessing innovative energy efficiency and…

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