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Abstract

Projecting future demand for electricity is central to power sector planning, as these projections inform capacity investment requirements and related infrastructure expansions. Electricity is not currently economically storable in large volumes. Thus, the underlying drivers of electricity demand and potential market shifts must be carefully considered to minimize power system costs.

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Salaheddine Soummane

Research Associate Salaheddine is a Research Associate in KAPSARC’s Energy Transitions and Electric Power program. His current research focuses on modeling the… Salaheddine is a Research Associate in KAPSARC’s Energy Transitions and Electric Power program. His current research focuses on modeling the Saudi electricity market, including reforms and regulatory frameworks. Before joining KAPSARC, Salaheddine worked as a research associate at the Centre for International Research on Environment and Development (CIRED), a National Centre for Scientific Research lab in Paris. He focused on integrated economy–energy modeling. He also worked as an economist in the energy markets and environmental regulation unit of Électricité de France (Paris), a utility group. Salaheddine holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Paris-Saclay University (France), an M.Sc. in Energy Economics and Law from the University of Montpellier (France), and an M.Sc. in Finance from the Aix-Marseille School of Economics (France).

Expertise

  • Electricity Markets
  • Macroeconomics
  • CGE Modeling and Climate Policy

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Frédéric Ghersi

Frédéric Ghersi

Researcher at The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS)

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